Sunday, August 11, 2013

Cicely Tyson 9th Grade Transition Program Daily Schedule

Cicely Tyson High School
9th Grade Transition Program

1st Week

August 12th, 2013
·         Fill out Emergency Forms
·         Material Hand Out: Manila folder, Paper & Pencil
·         Lesson: Introduction to our goal. At Cicely Tyson High School we strive for excellence while following the schools motto, “Aim High Soar High,” Respect, Responsibility and Integrity. What does this mean to you? Research the meaning of the phrase and the definition of each word. Why would the school use these words?
·         HW: Why is the school motto important? Write down what each word means to you and express why each word is important to our school. What can you do to represent our school Respectfully? Responsibly? With Integrity?

August 13th, 2013
·         Collection of Emergency Forms
·         Material Hand Out: Paper
·         Lesson: Review ideas assigned for homework. What can we create to represent our school’s motto? Pull small ideas together to build one solid idea. Google search “creating an effective poster” look at references such as commercial logos, and animated logos for an interesting approach. Think about character figures expressions and scenes we could use for our posters. Students will be split into different groups to work on each words and the motto phrase.
·         HW: Groups will assign the responsibility of each group member for their word poster. Think of ideas on how to decorate your poster and get the message of each word across to the audience.

August 14th, 2013
·         Material Hand Out: Paper, Color Pencils, Markers, Scissors, Glue, Textures
·         Lesson: Use provided materials and other accessories to decorate the posters. Make objects on the posters pop up, pop out and display a sense of motion to imitate animation. Refer to http://sierralrobersonsportfolio.blogspot.com/2012/10/box-theme-ferngully.html for pop up animation ideas. Be sure to make your poster colorful with emphasis on the meaning of the poster.
·         HW: Compose more ides for your posters. Assign each group member a task as far as bringing in a textured material for the project.

August 15th 2013
·         Material Hand Out: Paper, Color Pencils, Markers, Scissors, Glue, Textures
·         Lesson: Review the group work and ideas. Our goal is to work together to create a meaningful presentation. The class with critique each other’s posters and give advice as well as ideas to improve each poster. Use of pop ups are a good way of expressing rough draft animation.
·         HW: Cooperate with your group to finish the poster project.

2nd Week

August 19th, 2013
·         Material Hand Out: Paper, Color Pencils, Markers, Scissors, Glue, Textures
·         Lesson: Review and work on the meaning of your poster. What is our target? How are the scenes on our poster representing our school? How does our poster encourage improvement of our school?
·         HW: Cooperate with your group to finish the poster project.

August 20th, 2013
·         Material Hand Out: Paper, Color Pencils, Markers, Scissors, Glue, Textures
·         Lesson: Continue to formulate ideas, color, cut, and paste to add to your posters for decoration. Be sure that you’re getting your message across to the audience with vibrant emphasis in your text.
·         HW: Cooperate with your group to finish the poster project.

August 21st, 2013
·         Material Hand Out: Paper, Color Pencils, Markers, Scissors, Glue, Textures
·         Lesson: Bring all 4 posters together to create one big mural. Collect final ideas and put on finishing touches for presentation.
·         HW: Cooperate as a class to finish the poster project.

August 22nd, 2013
·         Material Hand Out: Paper
·         Lesson: What did we learn? What have we created? What will our poster mean to the school? How will our poster help improve our school? Record the results and present the poster as a whole.
·         HW: Remember what you’ve learned and enjoy the rest of your summer! :)

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