Intro to JRN: Feature Story Peer Edit #2

With shortened classes, you tried to get through round 2 of peer editing. Next Wednesday, you will have the hour to edit/make changes before submitting a hard copy (+ drafts/editing sheets) and an electronic final version by the end of the hour.

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TV 1: Teach the Class Work Time, cont.

We took the shortened period today to work with our groups on planning out our teach the class project presentations assigned Tuesday. You had to show me the outline of your plan if you did not do so yesterday and then begin work to bring your ideas to fruition. We will continue with project work time next Wednesday.

Chapter 2 of Video Basics (The Production Team) Notes (2-pages) are due next Wednesday 2/21 for a quiz.

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R&W: The Method Paragraph of Analysis

We got immediately to work on this Method paragraph of analysis assignment due tonight by 11:59 p.m. Your only homework for Wednesday, 2/21 is to read through the APA research paper assignment and finish the Weebly digital portfolio “webquest” from Tuesday this week. 

We did not get to the Life and Debt documentary. We will begin viewing next week.

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Intro to JRN: Peer Editing of Feature Stories

We used this peer editing sheet and assigned partners/groups to peer edit the first draft of your feature story. You are to make changes and you will be assigned a new partnership for round #2 of peer editing. You received 10 summative points for having a rough draft today.

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TV 1: Teach the Class Project Pres. Work Time

We took the hour today to work with our groups on planning out our teach the class project presentations assigned yesterday. You had to show me the outline of your plan and then begin work to bring your ideas to fruition. We will continue with project work time tomorrow.

Chapter 2 of Video Basics (The Production Team) Notes (2-pages) are due next Wednesday 2/21 for a quiz.

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R&W: The Method

We used this handout today for another form of deepened analysis with non-fiction texts. We used these three commercials (JC Penney, Joe Fresh, and United Colors of Benneton) and this New York Times Op-Doc by Ismail Ferdous titled “The Deadly Cost of Fashion” to fill out the chart on the back of the Method instructions. We will be writing the paragraph in class tomorrow.

I will be assigning your APA paper (with topic options) tomorrow for you to read over break. We will probably need to wait to begin our documentary, titled Life and Debt, when we get back from break.

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All classes: Snow Day(s) Updates

R&W: Your X–>Y paragraph regarding Kincaid/Bahamas ad was due last Thursday by 11:59 p.m.. Today, we did a little SSRing before you worked on this handout that had you peruse examples of digital portfolios. By March 1st, you must have made your website and placeholders for each of the page requirements for the whole summative assignment.

TV 1: We briefly debriefed (;) our talk shows from last week after taking our interviewing quiz. You were then assigned your next project, the Teach the Class presentation project. You got to pick your groups and your project topic. The groups and associated selections are on the assignment document. We will begin work tomorrow.

Writing for Pub./Lions’ Roar: We had to move things around. We will get through E-i-C/Adviser edits by tomorrow, and Thursday we will begin deciding on pages/designing pages. We will have late night for deadline the Wednesday we get back from break. All pictures should be taken before we leave for break.

TV 2: Monday’s team will sub in for Wednesday tomorrow. Your first deadline project was due today, and your second is due next Friday, Feb. 23. The intros are due by: Monday’s (2/14), Wednesday’s (2/21), and Friday’s (2/23).

Intro to Journalism: We worked on our drafts of our feature stories today. You used this checklist to make sure your own story was in good shape for peer editing tomorrow. You will print off two copies of your rough draft tomorrow for peer editing, and bring this checklist with you. Having a draft tomorrow is worth 10 summative points.

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