Journalism/B2 taught by Maura McMillin

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FEB
3

Please read article, “What’s to be done about fake news?” and watch the 60 minutes episode www.cbsnews.com. Please find a sample of fake news and check facts that are wrong on politifact.com.
Bring in the article on Friday.

FEB
9

Study for quiz on terms, fake news, and ethics on Thursday!

FEB
14

QUIZ on fake news, ethics, and newspaper layout terms this Tuesday!!!

FEB
16

Bring in 3 favorite, most impacting headlines, and be ready to orally explain and justify your choices.

MAR
1

Complete phot worksheet. Look at a photojournalism photo used with a news article and answer questions on handout, then find an art photo and answer questions. You will show these to the class on Wednsday!

MAR
3

8 photos, one for each composition rule!

MAR
7

You photojournalism article is due Tuesday, March 7!

MAR
9

Photojournalism article revision due from Alexis, Akeem, Joe, and Steven on Thursday!

MAR
14

Topic for article 1 declared on Tuesday! Do some research.
Also, the rest of you need to complete revision of your photojournalism article.

MAR
16

Complete research and interviews for your article.

MAR
20

Typed draft 1 of your article is due Monday!

MAR
22

On Wednesday, report to A211 cuz of MCAS. You will revise your article 1- due at the end of the block!

MAR
24

Fun peer interview article is due Friday!

MAR
28

Revision of Article 1 due Tuesday, 3/28

APR
5

Draft 1 of Senior Spotlight Feature article due Wednesday, April 5!

APR
26

Draft 1 of investigative news article is due by end of the block on Wednesday!

MAY
2

Revised Investigative news article is due Tuesday, May 2.

MAY
8

Flyer and Investigative article revision are due today!

MAY
10

Choose an idea for PSA

MAY
24

PSA due!

MAY
31

FINAL EXAM FAREWELL SPEECH- 5 minutes

FEB
1

QUIZ THURSDAY on journalism terms/parts of a newspaper and Ethics

FEB
5

Front page of YouNews for Monday

FEB
7

Read 2 articles from one of these newspapers. Pay attention to ledes and journalistic writing style. Fill out review sheet for each (handout given to you).
The New York Times, The Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, Boston Globe, LA Times

FEB
9

Think of questions to ask your partner

FEB
13

Draft 1 of Senior Profile article is due Tuesday at beginning of class!

FEB
26

Revised Senior Profile article is due at end of block!

MAR
5

Revised Senior Spotlight article is due Friday! It must be turned in with earlier draft.

MAR
6

Photojournalism article with 5 photos due on Tuesday, 3/6!

MAR
8

Work on your scholarship applications

MAR
12

Revised photojournalism article is due Monday, 3/12

MAR
28

Check X2 and make sure all your work is in! Think about article idea/topic.

APR
24

Article revision MUST be completed and turned in by today!

APR
26

Choose 1 product.
Write advertising copy for 3 different ads: 1 that uses logos, 1 that uses pathos, and 1 that uses ethos.
Include pics and design elements too!
IT MUST BE YOUR ORIGINAL WRITING!

APR
30
3 ads- one using logos, one using ethos, and one using pathos, colors, image on left,copy on right, and one other marketing strategy we discussed.

Flyer with 2 invented products- see scoring rubric.

Article revisions

ALL 3 ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE MONDAY!

MAY
1

Draft 1 of Article 2 is due on Tuesday

MAY
2

Do research and interviews for article 2.

MAY
7

Completed Article 2 is due at the beginning of class!

MAY
10

Revised article is due Thursday!

MAY
18

Bring ipad or laptop Friday! You will complete article 2 revision on Friday by end of class!!!

MAY
30

Final Exam: Prepare your five minute farewell speech!