Each student must complete the following form in order to earn a grade for each of six episodes produced throughout the trimester.
Individual: Filming Release (15 pts.)
Assignment: Bring back 2nd page of syllabus signed/dated by a parent/guardian by the due date. This gives you students permission to produce their work in the school without direct adult supervision.
Assessment: Full credit for on-time submission. Subtract one point for each day late.
Individual: Editing Skills Assessment (20 pts.)
Assignment: "Gone in 60 Seconds"
Task: This pre-assessment for advanced media production requires you to edit a simple video ON YOUR OWN. This means every student will have their own workstation. You can use my website, your classmates, and any other online resources (such as Youtube). HOWEVER, you must complete the assignment yourself.
Choose a topic you want to tell others about, that you have pictures and/or video of. Your task is to submit a video no longer than 60 seconds long to the TV Dropbox that demonstrates the following skills:
Assessment: Students will have time to work on and re-submit their projects for full credit until they successfully demonstrate all of the above tasks.
Individual: Screenwriting & Storyboarding (25 pts.)
Assessment: Points will be awarded for following directions.
Teamwork: Short Film (30 pts.)
DETAILS COMING SOON
Individual: Initial Critique (10 pts.)
TO BE COMPLETED IN CLASS UPON RETURN FROM SPRING BREAK
"What Should I Be Working On?"
Advanced students are expected to self-monitor/self-regulate. All production groups & individuals should continuously write/shoot/edit/repeat in order to meet deadlines. Review the assignments, deadlines, and participation rubric below.
Writing Assignments - FINAL EXAM GRADE
In addition to group projects, All students are required to complete an in-depth language arts project on their own this term. This major writing assignment counts as the FINAL EXAM grade, assuring that each student spends the trimester working both collaboratively and individually across a variety of critical thinking exercises.
The instruction for this assignment is delivered completely online, although instructor feedback and support is given both in person and online. As this assignment is worth 20% of a student's grade, it is important to get started as soon as possible.
Individual assignment deadlines in orange
Group assignment deadlines in purple
Mon 4/11 Step 1 Due
Wed 4/20 Step 2 Due
Fri 4/22 Episode 1 Segments Due - PREMIERE!
Fri 4/29 Step 3 Due
Mon 5/2 Episode 2 Segments DUE
Mon 5/6 Episode 3 Segments Due
Mon 5/9 Step 4 Due
Mon 5/16 Episode 4 Segments Due
Tues 5/24 Step 5 Due
Thurs 5/26 Episode 5 Segments Due
Thurs 6/2 Step 6 Due
Mon 6/6 Episode 6 Segments Due - FINALE!
Tues 6/7 COMPLETED WRITING ASSIGNMENT DUE
Production schedule last updated 4/14/2016
Today, you will clarify your group roles (the "Forming" stage of this project) and complete as much of your pre-production paperwork as possible ("Storming").
FIRST - Check the white board. Grab your team's sheet and update it with any changes to role assignments. You'll be leaving all of your paperwork on the white board at the end of class, FYI.
NEXT - Depending on your team role, work on the following: