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 Digital Literacy - Daily Assignments


 

 

Digital Literacy short course intro

THEN

Begin work in FLASH Animation Software
Dancing Skeleton

January 2nd

Continue work in FLASH Animation Software
Dancing Skeleton

Then, keeping the bones together to animate actual movements of a typical person
Skeleton Takes Bath

January 3rd

Continue work on
Skeleton Takes Bath

January 4th

Continue work on getting your skeleton into the bathtub
Skeleton Takes Bath


January 7th

Using the Bone Tool
Skeleton Bone Tool


Using Bone Tool to Create a Creature that has no bones
Bone Tool Slug

January 8th

Complete your
Bone Tool Slug

THEN

Classic Tween
Superman

January 9th

Shape Tween
Crazy Shapes


January 10th

Importing images & using Layers
Disco Alien

First 5 Animations
Projects Due


January 11th

Adding sound to
your animations
Scary Thing

January 14th

More work w/ Importing images & using Layers
Cartoon Boy

January 15th

Continue working on
Cartoon Boy

Also, adding Text & Text Balloons to your animations

January 16th

(1) Continue working on
Cartoon Boy

(2) Using FLASH Action Script 2.0
Spotlight Effect

Student Photos Taken for Your Upcoming Graphics & Animations

January 17th

Using Filters in FLASH to add a shadow
Horse Shadow

January 18th

 

MLK Day
Holiday
No School

 

Basic Tools for FIREWORKS
Old Photo

Note: Be certain to save your files as both FIREWORKS .png & .jpg

January 22nd

Combining images
using FIREWORKS
Crocofrog

Instructions on Making Safe Internet Searches
Image Search: Animals

January 23rd

More Tools practice
FIREWORKS

Scary Ghost


January 24th

Using the Rubber Stamp Tool in
FIREWORKS

Jar of Jam


January 25th

FIREWORKS
More combining of images to create a
Famous Person

January 28th

Using & manipulating color in FIREWORKS
Warhol

January 29th

Continue work on
Warhol

January 30th

Preparing images in FIREWORKS for FLASH
Robot

This is an incredibly important project as you will be learning how to prepare images in FIREWORKS to be used in your FLASH animations

Janaury 31st

How to use the
Magic Wand Tool

THEN
Continue work on
Robot


February 1st
Using FLASH Code Action Script 2.0 to create a game in FLASH
Pong Game

February 4th

Using FLASH Coding Action Script 2.0
Pong Game

February 5th

Adding Sub-scenes to your animations
Pong Game adding Subscenes

February 6th

Ad Campaign for Rock Band using FIREWORKS and FLASH
Crazzy Lizzard Records
Rock Poster

February 7th

Ad Campaign for Rock Band using FIREWORKS and FLASH
Crazzy Lizzard Records
Rock Banner Ad.

February 8th

Watch, together, FLASH Cartooning Example
Is the Dinosaur Apocalypse Story Wrong?


Cartooning in FLASH


February 11th
Continue
Cartooning in FLASH

Using the
< Onion Skin > Tool

February 12th

Continue
Cartooning in FLASH


To Combine Objects:
< Modify >
< Combine Objects >
< Union >


February 13th

Continue
Cartooning in FLASH

Either animate your cartoon man or cartoon woman or create another cartoon person, animal of your own choice

February 14th

Continue
Cartooning in FLASH


February 15th

Presidents Day
Holiday
No School



FIREWORKS &
FLASH TEST

TEST - Bird Flying

February 19th
FIREWORKS &
FLASH TEST
TEST - Bird Flying


February 20th
Making a character in FLASH talk/sing
Me Talking

February 21st
Me Talking

February 22nd

Character & Situation
myanimation

Characters & Situations EXAMPLES

February 25th

Character & Situation
myanimation

Mr. Durfee presentation on
editing images for
your animation


February 26th

Character & Situation
myanimation

Need to use a Storyboard?
Not required but can be a big help
What is a storyboard
Watch Dreamworks

Storyboard Example


Blank Storyboard

February 27th

Character & Situation
myanimation

Raster (Bitmap) vs.
Vector Images


How to use Adobe Illustrator to do the drawing portion

February 28th

Character & Situation
myanimation


March 1st

Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 4th



Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 5th


Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 6th



Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 7th

Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation


Mr. Durfee
presentation on editing (Audacity) sounds &
adding sound to
your animations

End of 3rd Term

March 8th


No School

 


No School

Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 13th

Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 14th

Continue work on
Character & Situation
myanimation

March 15th

Complete your
Weebly Website & then begin HTML Website by creating a folder and putting the needed files into the folder
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder

March 18th

HTML Website
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder THEN
(2) Creating a Tographic
THEN
(3) Making an HTML
Website


Grading Rubric for
HTML Website

March 19th

HTML Website
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder THEN
(2) Creating a Tographic
THEN
(3) Making an HTML
Website


Grading Rubric for
HTML Website

March 20th

HTML Website
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder THEN
(2) Creating a Tographic
THEN
(3) Making an HTML
Website


Grading Rubric for
HTML Website

March 21st

HTML Website
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder THEN
(2) Creating a Tographic
THEN
(3) Making an HTML
Website


Grading Rubric for
HTML Website

March 22nd

HTML Website
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder THEN
(2) Creating a Tographic
THEN
(3) Making an HTML
Website


Grading Rubric for
HTML Website

March 25th

HTML Website
(1) Setting up Your Website Files Folder THEN
(2) Creating a Tographic
THEN
(3) Making an HTML
Website


Grading Rubric for
HTML Website

March 26th

VR & AR
by Utah Film Center

Virtual Reality
Experience Using
VR Headsets

March 27th

HTML Website, or if you have completed your html website then go on to WeVideo

(2) Watch Mr. Durfee's Instructions Getting Started using WeVideo

WeVideo.com

March 28th

HTML Website, or if you have completed your html website then go on to WeVideo

(2) Watch Mr. Durfee's Instructions Getting Started using WeVideo

WeVideo.com


March 29th

Warrior Pride Day
No regular classes

April 1st

Our Digital World Unit Vocabulary Words

Search for synonyms by CLICKING HERE
and/or use
dictionary.com

April 2nd

Hoaxes

 

April 3rd

My Hoax - Creating Your Own Hoax

April 4th

My Hoax - Creating Your Own Hoax

April 5th

Hoax or Not?
THEN
Avoiding Conspiracy Theories & Fear Induced Panics

Moon Landing

April 8th

Watch
Mythbusters: Moon Landing
(season 6, episode 3)

April 9th

Identifying & Avoiding Propaganda

April 10th

Propaganda &
The Boston Massacre

April 11th

Propaganda &
The Boston Massacre

April 12th

Spring Break
No School
Spring Break
No School
Spring Break
No School
Spring Break
No School
Spring Break
No School

Today is EARTH DAY

Using the Internet to research information about Issues we face and look for solutions

Go to the lesson & assignment on
EARTH DAY

April 22nd

Although technology has provided us with some incredible life improvements, there have been some costs (negatives) to our world we need to be looking at solving.

Learn about how our misuse of plastics are harming our planet
PLASTICS

April 23rd

How technology has improved the lives of Individuals when technology is used by a caring person:
Flash Photography & Jacob Riis

 

April 24th

Blue-eyed
Brown-eyed
Experiment
How prejudice can affect our decisions & make us act in ways that are unfair & even cruel
- Watch Video
- Questions Sheet

April 25th

Past Weeks Material Review w/ Class &
Mr. Durfee
&
Day

April 26th

One Minute Timed Writing Typing TEST

If you meet 45 wpm (after errors subtracted), or more, you can practice your keyboarding using Nitrotype, otherwise, setup an account in
Typing Lessons and begin the lessons

April 29th

Digital Citizenship Watch A Conversation with the Internet VIDEO

Typing Lessons

and/or
Nitrotype

April 30th

Digital Citizenship
Watch Cyberbullying VIDEO

Typing Lessons

and/or
Nitrotype

May 1st

Digital Citizenship
Watch Protect Your Personal Information VIDEO

Typing Lessons

and/or
Nitrotype

May 2nd

Digital Citizenship
Watch Stick with Your Real Friends VIDEO

Typing Lessons

and/or
Nitrotype

May 3rd

Digital Citizenship
Watch Trusted Adults Can Help You VIDEO

When you complete a Typing Test at 45 wpm (after errors) or higher, let Mr. Durfee know so you can be checked off as meeting competency

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

May 6th

Digital Citizenship
Watch Posting Pictures Online VIDEO

Typing Lessons

and/or
Nitrotype

May 7th

Digital Citizenship
Watch Distracted Driving VIDEO

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

May 8th

Digital Citizenship
Watch Public Network Safety VIDEO

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

May 9th

Digital Citizenship
Watch Mobile Location Safety VIDEO

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

May 10th

8th Grade Tour of CHS & Southwest Tech

READ:
Five Ways to Spot a Phishing Email Scam

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

May 13th

Keyboarding
Football
Tournament of
Champions

Typing Tests

May 14th

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

Work to reach the
45 wpm, if you haven't
already met this score

Typing Tests

May 15th

Dead Men/Women Tell Tales - Forensic Archaeology

Data gathering for tomorrow's EXCEL spreadsheet work

May 16th

Dead Men/Women Tell Tales - Forensic Archaeology

Creating and using an EXCEL spreadsheet:
- scatter plot chart
- screen capture & FIREWORKS to put in a
line of best fit

May 17th

WATCH:
FBLA Club, Video from Mr. Swallow at CHS
READ:
Five Ways to Spot a Phishing Email Scam

Typing Lessons
and/or
Nitrotype

Awards Assembly & School Slideshow
8th & 9th Periods

May 20th

(1) Movie
(2) Yearbooks
(3) Lunch
(4) 8th Grade Celebration Activities

May 21st

End of 4th Term

Cleaning Classroom & Moving Old Lab Computers


School out at
11:00 a.m.

May 22nd

   

 

 
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