Tuesday, April 26

Quiz-Animation principles

Wednesday, April 13

Practice typing a test of your choice for 2 minutes.

Tuesday, April 12

Practice typing for 2 minutes on a test of your choice.

Monday, April 11

If you did not finish and send me your blog post last week, please do so NOW! Grades are due tonight and I only received links for a couple of you.

Friday, April 8

Typing Day!

Wednesday, April 6

Create a blog post addressing the following question: "What is your favorite animated movie or television show?" Include a picture and explain Why IT IS YOUR FAVORITE.

Thursday, March 31

Fashion Portfolio projects are due TOMORROW! This is worth 3 minor grades and a major grade--work hard and get finished!

Monday, March 28

Continue working on Fashion Portfolio projects.

Tuesday, March 22

Continue your Fashion portfolio project.

Monday, March 21

Good morning and welcome back from Spring Break! We will continue our Fashion Portfolio project.

Monday, March 7

No warm up

Friday, March 4

Create a blog post telling me-"If I were a fashion designer, what kind of clothes would I design?"

Monday, February 29

Look at the tags on the clothes you are wearing. What kind of fabrics and materials are your clothes made of? Send me an e-mail and let me know.

Friday, February 26

No warm up today.

Thursday, February 25

If you haven't finished your blog post, please do so and e-mail me the link. If you have finished, move on to Assignments.

Wednesday, February 24

Keep working on your blog post that was assigned yesterday. When you are finished, please e-mail me the link. This is a GRADE!!

Tuesday, February 23

Create a new blog post addressing this topic: 'What is your personal fashion style?" We will work on this for the next few days.

Monday, February 22

No warm up. Get those projects completed!

Friday, February 19

No warm up. Continue your projects!

Thursday, February 18

Practice typing for 2 minutes.

Wednesday, February 17

No warm up today. Keep working on Career Projects!

Tuesday, February 16

Send me an e-mail letting me know--what is your top choice of careers? Why?

Friday, February 12

Typing test today!

Thursday, February 11

No warm up today.

Wednesday, February 10

Practice typing for 2 minutes.

Tuesday, February 9

No warm up today. Keep working on your Career Quests. You should try to get finished with your research (Quest 2) today.

Monday, February 8

Send me an e-mail letting me know what three careers you have chosen to compare for your project.

Thursday, February 4

I am at the TCEA Convention in Austin. Google and find out what TCEA stands for. E-Mail me and let me know. Also, make sure you look at the assignment if you have forgotten how to do a screen shot.

Wednesday, February 3

Send me an e-mail telling me "good morning" for warm up so that I will know you are in class and paying attention. You will get a participation grade for doing this (easy grade--just do it)!

Tuesday, February 2

No warm up-get to work and FINISH THE COMMERCIALS TODAY.

Monday, February 1

No warm up-get to work on those commercials!

Friday, January 29

No warm up today.

Thursday, January 28

No warm up today.

Wednesday, January 27

Good morning Vincent :) No warm up today.

Monday, January 25

No warm up today.

Friday, January 22

Typing Test Friday!

Thursday, January 21

Practice typing a test of your choice for 2 minutes.

Wednesday, January 20

8th grade field trip to HS.

Tuesday, January 19

Send me an e-mail telling me: "What is the most important information to include in an advertising flyer?"

Friday, January 15

Typing Test Friday!

Thursday, January 14

Practice typing a test of your choice for 2 minutes.

Wednesday, January 13

Using the internet, find an advertisement for a product that you like. Create a blog post telling me about the design of that advertisement. How does it use CRAP, color, and font styles? Do you think this is a good design?

Tuesday, January 12

Practice typing a test of your choice for 2 minutes.

Monday, January 11

1. I only received 3 blog posts on Friday! SEND ME A LINK TO YOUR BLOG POST.
2. Check your quiz grade in your e-mail. Keep your quiz pulled up. We are going to go over it and do test corrections for the first part of the class.

Friday, January 8

Finish your blog post that you began yesterday. E-Mail me a link to the blog post when it is complete.

Thursday, January 7

Find a picture from the internet that you like. Create a blog post telling me why you like this picture and which principles of design this picture illustrates. Most pictures will have more than one principle of design that you can see.

Wednesday, January 6

Send me an e-mail explaining one of the principles of design that you learned yesterday. Include a picture from the internet to demonstrate this.

Tuesday, January 5

Welcome back Hawks! Let's get those fingers warmed up by practicing a typing test of your choice for two minutes.

Monday-Friday December 14-18

No Warm Ups

Friday, December 11

Typing Test today!

Thursday, December 10

Send an e-mail to Mr. Leininger or Mr. Flaviani thanking them for coming to speak to us. Thieir e-mails are:
aflaviani@symantec.com
rleininger@landrusoftsoln.com

Wednesday, December 9

In our coding tutorials, we have been introduced to the concept of a "loop" and a "conditional statement". Explain what each of these does in an e-mail to me.

Tuesday, December 8

In an e-mail to me, please explain what you are doing when you are coding.

Monday, December 7

No warm up today.

Wednesday, December 2

No warm up today. Go right to assignments.

Tuesday, December 1

Take this quiz on the Film Making process
http://goo.gl/forms/yQQ1zQTF0x

Monday, November 23

I only received three blog posts on Friday. E- MAIL ME YOUR BLOG POST!

Friday, November 20

Finish your blog post and e-mail to me.

Thursday, November 19

Continue your blog post from yesterday.

Wednesday, November 18

Create a blog post addressing the following: What is your favorite movie of all time? Include a picture.

Tuesday, November 17

To go with your T-2-4 choice you made yesterday, write a fact about the college, university, or other option you chose. We will hang these on our display.

Monday, November 16

It is T-2-4 Week in SBISD! Create a pennant showing what you would like to do after high school.

Friday, November 13

Check your grades. Are you missing assignments? Today is the final day to turn them in for the progress report grade.

Thursday, November 12

No warm up today!

Wednesday, November 11

Have you finished your blog post? I only received three yesterday. Please send to me for a grade.

Tuesday, November 10

Continue working on your blog post from yesterday.

Monday, November 9

Create a blog post using your post card that you created last week as a graphic. Explain to me why you would want to visit this place.

Friday, November 6

What do YOU want to learn to do on Photoshop? Send me an e-mail telling me. I will try to accommodate as many requests as possible.

Thursday, November 5

Practice typing for 2 minutes on a test of your choice.

Wednesday, November 4

For our assignment today you will need a picture of Hawaii from the internet. Spend a few minutes searching for one and save it to your desktop so that you will have it ready.

Tuesday, November 3

All blog posts are due today. Please e-mail to me for grading. So far, I have only received four.

Monday, November 2

Are you finished with your blog post? If so, e-mail me the link for grading. I will show you how to do this.

Friday, October 30

1. Finish Blog Post
2. Use this link to go to Channel 11 and vote for one of the Filmaking teachers at Guthrie to win the Inspiring curiosity award!

https://www.facebook.com/KHOU11/?sk=app_403834839671843

Thursday, October 29

Continue your blog post.

Wednesday, October 28

Continue working on your blog post from yesterday.

Tuesday, October 27

Begin a blog post called "Is it Real or Photoshop?" Find a SCHOOL APPROPRIATE picture from the internet that you feel is "Photoshopped". Present an argument as to why you feel it could not possibly be real.

Monday, October 26

Today begins a new 9 week grading period. In an e-mail to me, let me know what you feel was the most interesting thing you learned in this class during the last 9 weeks.

Friday, October 23

All typing logs are due TODAY for a GRADE. It is the end of the grading period so there are NO LATE TURN INS. Please get this finished and in!

Thursday, October 22

You have two more days to complete your typing log. This is for a GRADE.

Wednesday, October 21

1. Typing Logs--you have three days left to complete these!
2. Finish Bart assignment, export as a .wav file, and turn in to the drop folder.

Tuesday, October 20

Work on your typing log. All 30 lessons are due for a grade on FRIDAY.

Monday, October 19

Work on your typing log. All 30 lessons are due FRIDAY.

Friday, October 16

No typing test today. Proceed to assignments.

Thursday, October 15

Sign ups for after school tutorials next week are outside the door. If you need to attend a tutorial to make up missing work, please make arrangements to do so NOW.

Wednesday, October 14

No class today-PSAT testing.

Tuesday, October 13

Check your grades in Skyward! I am missing assignments from SO MANY people! If you are having trouble with turning in assignments,please let me know. Remember that all assignments should be turned in to the CORRECT drop folder with the CORRECT name or they will not be graded. If you submit an assignment after it has been graded, you must do a late ticket to let me know you have turned it in so that I will grade it.

Friday, October 9

It's typing day!

Thursday, October 8

Practice typing for 2 minutes.

Wednesday, October 7

Send me an e-mail telling me one new thing you have learned in class in the last week.

Tuesday, October 6

Continue working on your blog post from yesterday (read below).

Monday, October 5

1. Check your grades! Over half of the class is failing because of missing work. It is not acceptable to NOT turn in your work. I have noticed many people not completing their work in class. This is a very poor choice. It is not possible to fail this class if you turn in all of your work. I don't like to explain to your parents why you didn't receive the high school credit because you made a choice not to. GET YOUR PAST DUE WORK TURNED IN.
2. Create a blog post about your PSA. Include the sound recording of your PSA and explain why you chose to record a PSA about this topic or organization. We will work on this tomorrow also.

Friday, October 2

Typing Test Day!

Thursday, October 1

Practice typing for 2 minutes.

Wednesday, September 30

Send me an e-mail explaining the procedures you use to record sound on your computer and create a sound file.

Tuesday, September 29

Finish blog post from yesterday if you have not already done so.
Practice typing for two minutes.

Monday, September 28

Write a blog post about one of these topics: "Copyright", "Trademark" or "Patent". Include a definition, a picture representing the topic, and a situation you might come across in school where you would need to know about this topic.

Friday, September 25

Typing Day!

Thursday, September 24

Send me an e-mail explaining why copyright law is important for you to understand as a student.

Tuesday, September 22

Practice typing today for 2 minutes.

Monday, September 21

Send me an e-mail telling me one new thing we learned in this class last week.

Friday, September 18

It's typing test day! Practice for 2 minutes and then we will take the test together. Today we will take test number 29.

Thursday, September 17

Review the Quizlet flash cards from yesterday. We are starting a project today that will require a knowledge of these concepts.

Wednesday, September 16

Practice typing for 2 minutes on a test of your choice.

Tuesday, September 15

Compose a blog post with the title "The Scavenger Hunt". Include a picture that you took during the scavenger hunt. Describe what you did during the scavenger hunt.

Monday, September 14

Send me an e-mail telling me one new thing that you learned in this class last week. Remember to use professional language, good grammar, punctuation,and spelling. Your e-mail should be a complete sentence.

Friday, September 11

Friday is typing test day. We will take test number 27 today. Practice for 5 minutes before we begin.

Thursday, September 10

Take the Digital Camera Quiz here:

http://goo.gl/forms/TvtMIUxks7

Then practice typing for 2 minutes.

Wednesday, September 9

Compose a blog post titled "My Favorite Thing". Include a picture from the internet. You post should be about a paragraph long and include good grammar, punctuation, and capitalization.

Tuesday, September 8

Check your grades in Skyward today. Are you missing any assignments? Remember that Friday is the end of the grading period for the first progress report. Get those assignments turned in.

Friday, September 4

It is typing test day! Practice a test of your choice for 2 minutes. We will start the actual test together as a class like we did last week.

Thursday, September 3

Typing practice! Practice a typing test of your choice for 5 minutes. Tomorrow we will have our weekly typing assessment.

Wednesday, September 2

Yesterday we sent an e-mail to me for a warm up. Some of us did not remember that we do NOT use text speak, we use capitalization and punctuation, and we use complete sentences. Some of us all also forgot that we do not type the entire e-mail in the subject line.SO LET'S TRY IT AGAIN. Send me a profession e-mail telling me "HOW TO SEND A PROFESSIONAL E-MAIL".

Tuesday, September 1

Yesterday we learned how to compose and send a professional e-mail. for your warm up today, please send me an e-mail telling me one new thing you have learned in this class so far. Remember to use correct grammar, capitalization, and punctuation.

Monday, August 31

Since we did not have time to complete the Pretest, please complete that first for your warm-up (see the link under Assignments for Friday). If you already completed the Pretest, please go to www.freetypinggames.net and practice typing for 5 minutes on a test of your choice.

Friday, August 28

1. If you did not do so yesterday, set up your classroom folder in the bin for your class period.
2. If you did not have time to complete the handout we went over yesterday, take a few minutes now to complete it.
3. If you TOTALLY DID NOT UNDERSTAND what we were talking about on the handout come and sit at the table by Mrs. Clayton.
4. If you have done all of the above, proceed to Assignments.

Thursday, August 27

Download the following Power Point slide and follow the directions. You may work with a partner.
Computer Equipment

Wednesday, August 26

Continue returning your first day packets and parent information forms. On the sticky note you were given, write down one rule you think would be good to have in a computer lab.

Tuesday, August 25

Today you should begin returning your first day packets and your Parent Contact Information Forms. Put the first day packets in the pink bin on the table. Put the Parent Contact Information forms in the clear box next to the white board.

Monday, August 24

No Warm Up Today! Welcome Back Hawks!