TODAY'S WORK -- 2015-2016, Semester 1

 


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Day 1--Tues., September 8, 2015
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  1. Welcome to SWC and Welcome to BTT!
     

  2. Course Outline
     

  3. Tour of BTT Website.
     

  4. Parent Tour of Site to be completed at home.  Due next Wednesday.
     

  5. Ms. d. will have you make a shortcut to our BTT site on your M: drive.
     

  6. Ms. deMoel will go over how to use OTC (Online Typing Course) and how to use the "Make Your Own Exercise" link so you'll see your wpm after each lesson.
     

  7. Student work:

    1. Sign up for a gmail account. Include your name as part of your account name.

    2. OTC
       

  8. Class Story.  Instructions tba.

 

 

 

Day 1 Homework--Tues., September 8, 2015

  1. Parent Tour of Site

  2. Create gmail account for class.

     

Day 2--Wed., Sept. 9
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  1. If done, hand in your Parent Tour of Site.  Due next Wednesday for full marks.
     

  2. OTC warmup
     

  3. Continue Class Story.
     

  4. Ice breaker -- Classmate Squares
     

  5. Read the stories. 
     

  6. Ms. deMoel will review this sample essay then will walk you through use these MLA Essay Format instructions to format your Class Story.

     

 

Day 2 Homework--Wed., Sept. 9

Day 3--Thurs., Sept. 10
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  1. OTC Warmup.  Use the "Make Your Own Exercise" link.

  1. Ms. deMoel will review this sample essay then will finish walking you through use these MLA Essay Format instructions to format your Class Story.
     

  2. MLA Essay Formatting -- Drag the following 4 files from your class folder on the Handout drive into your BTT folder on your M drive --

    • PreparingAnEssay

    • ReferenceToolsEssay

    • BethuneEssay

    • OdysseyEssay
       

  3. PreparingAnEssay -- Ms. d. will walk you through formatting using this sample essay and these MLA Essay Format instructions.
     

 

Day 3 Homework--Thurs., Sept. 10

 

  • We formatted PreparingAnEssay.doc together.

Day 4--Fri., Sept. 11
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  1. OTC Warmup -- Paste the following text into the "Make Your Own Exercise" section and practice:

fff jjj ddd kkk sss lll aaa ;;; sad sad lad lad dad dad sass sass lass lass sad sad lad lad dad dad sass sass lass lass

 

  1. We'll finish formatting essay from yesterday together.
     

  2. Open ReferenceToolsEssay from your M: drive (if you don't have the file, it's in the Course Folder on the Handout drive) >  Format (refer to sample essay and MLA Essay Format instructions > Partner Check when done.
     

  3. Open BethuneEssay  from your M: drive >  Format -- refer to sample essay and MLA Essay Format  instruction > Partner Check when done.
     

  4. OTC or try some programming in CodeAcademy.com

 

 

Day 4 Homework--Fri., Sept. 11

 

  • Reference Tools Essay formatted.

Day 5--Mon., Sept. 14
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  1. OTC Warmup
     

  2. Finish formatting BethuneEssay  from your M: drive >  Format -- refer to sample essay and MLA Essay Format  instruction > Partner Check when done.
     

  3. Format OdysseyEssay (file is on your M: drive) -- Refer to sample essay and MLA Essay Format  instruction > Partner Check after each
     

  4. Getting set up in Googledocs -- setting up a BTT folder then Ms. d. will walk you through uploading a Word Processing Basics Note (Word file) from the Handout drive.  Complete the note as best you can, based on what we've learned in class.
     

  5. OTC or try some programming in CodeAcademy.com

 

 

Day 5 Homework--Mon., Sept. 14

 

 

  • Bethune Essay formatted.

Day 6--Tues., Sept. 15
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  1. OTC Warmup
     
  2. Finish formatting OdysseyEssay (file is on your M: drive) -- Refer to sample essay and MLA Essay Format  instruction > Partner Check after each.

    FYI
    Thursday you will format an essay.  You may refer the sample essay and MLA Essay Format instructions but may not get help from classmates or your teacher.
     

  3. Continue filling in WP Basics file in Googledocs.
     

  4. We'll take up WP Basics #1
     

  5. Photoshop Lesson.
     

  6. Photoshop - Practice what we've learned and explore other features.

 

 

 

Day 6 Homework--Tues., Sept. 15

 

  • Odyssey Essay formatted.
     

Day 7--Wed., Sept. 16
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  1. REMINDER: Tomorrow you will be given an essay file to format, print, and submit for marking.  You may refer the sample essay and MLA Essay Format instructions but may not get help from classmates or your teacher.
     

  2. OTC Warmup
     

  3. We'll finish taking up WP Basics Note.
     

  4. Check your Googledocs settings to be sure files will be uploaded in Googledocs format then upload the Tech Questions file.  Complete #1-3. Here are some links that might help.  Find others as well.

  5. Photoshop Lesson:  Creating text.
     

  6. Photoshop Assignment:  My Picture.

     

 

 

Day 7 Homework--Wed., Sept. 16

 

  • Tech Questions #1-3

Day 8--Thurs., Sept. 17
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  1. OTC Warmup
     

  2. You will be given an essay file to format, print and submit for marking.  You may refer the sample essay and MLA Essay Format instructions but may not get help from classmates or your teacher.
     
  3. Complete Tech Questions #4- 6.  You have the file in Googledocs.  Here are some links that might help.  Find others as well.

     

  4. Photoshop:  My Picture.

 

Day 8 Homework--Thurs., Sept. 17

 

  • Tech Questions #4- 6

Day 9--Fri., Sept. 18
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Early Release.  No class today.

 

 

Day 9 Homework--Fri., Sept. 18

 

Day 10--Mon., Sept. 21
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  1. OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com
     

  2. We'll take up Tech Questions #1-6
     

  3. Photoshop Lesson -- How to save your file as a jpg.
     

  4. Your Security Essay will be returned.

    1. Correct your file.  Do NOT reprint.

    2. Correct all of your other essay files as needed.

    3. In Googledocs, check upload settings to be sure will convert to Googledocs format.

    4. Upload these files into your Googledocs BTT folder -- PreparingAnEssay, ReferenceTools, Bethune, Odyssey, SecurityEssay
       

  5. Work on Tech Questions #7-10

     

 

Day 10 Homework--Mon., Sept. 21

 

  1. Essay files corrected then uploaded to Googledocs (see Day 10 for details)
     

  2. We've taken up Tech Questions #1-6.  Make corrections as needed.

Day 11--Tues., Sept. 22
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FYI -- Word Processing Basics and Essay Formatting Written Test on Thurs., Oct. 1--Day 18.

  1. Finish Tech Questions #7-10
     

  2. Photoshop: 

    1. My Picture.  When done save, then Save as > Type-jpg

    2. Me and Technology When done save, then Save as > Type-jpg
       

  3. Explore Photoshop or OTC or programming in CodeAcademy.com

 

 

Day 11 Homework--Tues., Sept. 22

 

  1. Word Processing Basics and Essay Formatting--Written Test on Thurs., Oct. 1, Day 18.
     

  2. Tech Questions #7-10 done by end of class today.

Day 12--Wed., Sept. 23
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  1. Gr. 9 Activity Day.

 

 

Day 12 Homework--Wed., Sept. 23

 

Day 13--Thurs., Sept. 24
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  1. Flash Animation

 

 

Day 13 Homework--Thurs., Sept. 24

Day 14--Fri. Sept. 25
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Ms. d. away with Tennis Team.

  1. Work on Flash Animation

 

Day 14 Homework--Fri. Sept. 25

 

 

Day 15--Mon., Sept. 28
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Welcome back Project Spiriters.  Hope you had a great time!!! How could you not?

  1. Reminder:  Test Thursday on WordProcessing Basics (you have a note in Googledocs) and Essay Formatting.
     

  2. Complete Tech Questions #11-13
     

  3. Photoshop: 

    1. My Picture

    2. Me and Technology
       

  4. Explore Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com
     

  5. We'll take up  Tech Questions #7-10.  Make corrections as required.
     

  6. Review for Thursday's test

    1. WP Basics Reveal Game

    2. Essay Format Reveal Game

     

 

 

Day 15 Homework--Mon., Sept. 28

 

  1. Correct Tech Questions #7-10 and finish Tech Questions #11-13
     

  2. Reminder:  Test Thursday on WordProcessing Basics (you have a note in Googledocs) and Essay Formatting. Here are reviews to help prepare-->

 

Day 16--Tues., Sept. 29
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  1. Tech Questions #14.  Now they should all be done.
     

  2. Archive your files --> Ms. d. will walk you through creating an Archive folder on your M: drive.  Any files uploaded to Googledocs can be moved into your archive as a backup.
     

  3. Lesson on Letters

    1. Discuss types of letters and when you would use them.

    2. Ms. d. will give you a copy of this sample letter and go over the format.
       

  4. Letter to Branson.  Copy the text into Googledocs.  Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Pay close attention to detail.  Partner Check  when done.
     

  5. Photoshop: 

    1. My Picture

    2. Me and Technology

    3. BTT Website Banner

     

  6. Your choice -- Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

 

Day 16 Homework--Tues., Sept. 29

 

  1. Tech Questions #14.  Now they should all be done.

  2. Letter to Branson


Day 17--Wed., Sept. 30
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  1. We'll take up Tech Questions #11-13.
     

  2. Speaking of Internet Safety?  Have you heard about the latest facebook hoax?
     

  3. Letters --

    1. Ms. d. will label your sample letter with you.

    2. Letter to DirectorCopy text into Googledocs.  Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Pay close attention to detail.  Partner check when done.
       

  4. Photoshop.  Be sure after your final save that you save each as a jpg.

    1. My Picture

    2. Me and Technology

    3. BTT Website Banner
       

  5. Review for tomorrow's test

    1. WP Basics Reveal Game

    2. Essay Format Reveal Game
       

  6. Your choice -- Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

     

 

 

 

Day 17 Homework--Wed., Sept. 30

 

  1. Reminder:  Test tomorrow.  See Day 15 Homework for deets.
     

  2. All Tech Questions should be done and corrected.  You will use your answers to complete a Worksheet on Friday.

Day 18--Thurs., Oct. 1
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  1. We'll take up Tech Questions #14.
     

  2. Letters Lesson:  What's an enclosure notation?
     

  3. Test -- Word Processing Basics and Essay Formatting (written test)
     

  4. Photoshop: 

    1. My Picture

    2. Me and Technology

    3. BTT Website Banner
       

  5. Your choice -- Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

     

 

 

Day 18 Homework--Thurs., Oct. 1

 

  1. All Tech Questions should be done and corrected.  You will use your answers to complete a Worksheet tomorrow.

Day 19--Fri., Oct. 2
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  1. Googledrive --

    1. Download your Tech Questions file to your M: drive, as a Word file.

    2. In Googledocs copy/paste this Letters Note > Name the file.  You will complete it later.
       

  2. Technology Worksheet 1.  You will use your Tech Questions file on your M: drive to complete.  You will use no other sources; no internet, no help from classmates or teacher.  Work in "test mode".
     

  3. Photoshop: 

    1. My Picture

    2. Me and Technology

    3. BTT Website Banner
       

  4. Your choice -- Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

     

 

 

Day 19 Homework--Fri., Oct. 2

 

 

Day 20--Mon., Oct. 5
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  1. Technology Worksheet 2.  You will use your Tech Questions file to complete You will use no other sources; no internet, no help from classmates or teacher.
     

  2. Photoshop: 

    1. My Picture

    2. Me and Technology

    3. BTT Website Banner
       

  3. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

     

 

 

Day 20 Homework--Mon., Oct. 5

 

Day 21--Tues., Oct. 6
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  1. Take up Tech Worksheets
     

  2. Watch half of Video:  Pirates of Silicon Valley.  The story of Gates and Jobs and how it all started back in the 70s.

 

 

Day 21 Homework--Tues., Oct. 6

 

Day 22--Wed., Oct. 7
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  1. Format Letter to Booth in Word.  It needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  2. Photoshop

    1. Thanksgiving Graphic

    2. Me and Technology

    3. BTT Website Banner

     

  3. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

 

 

Day 22 Homework--Wed., Oct. 7

 

Day 23--Thurs., Oct. 8
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  1. Photoshop -- Thanksgiving Graphic

 

 

Day 23 Homework--Thurs., Oct. 8

 

 

  • Fri., October 9 -- P. D. Day
     

  • Mon., October 12 - Thanksgiving

Day 24--Tues., Oct. 13
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  1. Continue Pirates of Silicon Valley.
     

  2. Format Letter to Davidson - In Googledocs. Read the letter to see if it needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

 

 

Day 24 Homework--Tues., Oct. 13

 

Day 25--Wed., Oct. 14
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FYI -- Technology Test next Wed., Oct. 21, based on Tech Questions and Worksheets.

  1. Finish Pirates of Silicon Valley.
     
  2. Finish Letter to Davidson - In Googledocs. Read the letter to see if it needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  3. Ms. d. will give your instructions, split you into 5 groups have you click on one of these Links to Gates/Jobs Timeline Googledocs File to work on.
     

  4. You have pasted into Googledocs this Letters Note.  Complete it as best you can, based on our lesson, your sample letter and this checklist.  We'll take it up later.
     

  5. BTT Website Banner
     

  6. Me and Technology
     

  7. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

     

 

 

Day 25 Homework--Wed., Oct. 14
 

  1. Any retakes on Technology Worksheet have to be done by the end of lunch tomorrow!
     

  2. Technology Test next Wed., Oct. 21, based on Tech Questions and Worksheets

Day 26--Thurs., Oct. 15
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  1. Finish Letter to Davidson - In Googledocs. Read the letter to see if it needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  2. You have pasted into Googledocs this Letters Note.  Complete it as best you can, based on our lesson, your sample letter and this checklist.  We'll take it up later.
     

  3. You have been assigned a Group # to work on.  Click on your Group Link and work on your section for the Gates/Jobs Timeline Googledocs File.
     

  4. BTT Website Banner
     

  5. Me and Technology
     

  6. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

 

Day 26 Homework--Thurs., Oct. 15

 

  1. Letter to Davidson

  2. Letters Note

 

Day 27--Fri., Oct. 16
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  1. If you were absent yesterday, complete Letter to Davidson and Letters Note.  See details on Day 26 above.
     

  2. You have been assigned a Group # to work on.  Click on your Group Link and work on your section for the Gates/Jobs Timeline Googledocs File.
     

  3. BTT Website Banner
     

  4. Me and Technology
     

  5. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

Day 27 Homework--Fri., Oct. 16

 

  1. Reminder of Tech Test next Wednesday.  Review using this Tech Reveal Game
     

  2. Your share of Gates/Jobs Timeline.

 

Day 28--Mon., Oct. 19
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  1. Finish your share of the Gates/Jobs Timeline (Googledocs File)
     

  2. Review Letters and go over Letter to Davidson
     

  3. Correct Letter to Davidson as needed.  Print and submit to Mark Folder beside printer.
     

  4. Letter to Director. Read the letter to see if it needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  5. BTT Website Banner
     

  6. Me and Technology
     

  7. Review for Wednesday's Technology Test by playing the Tech Reveal Game.

 

 

Day 28 Homework--Mon., Oct. 19

 

Day 29--Tues., Oct. 20
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  1. Correct Letter to Davidson > Print and submit to Mark Folder beside printer.
     

  2. Letter to Director. Read the letter to see if it needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  3. BTT Website Banner
     

  4. Me and Technology
     

  5. Review for tomorrow's test using this Tech Reveal Game

 

 

 

Day 29 Homework--Tues., Oct. 20

 

Day 30--Wed., Oct. 21
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  1. Technology Test
     

  2. Letter to Booth -- In WORD > Read the letter to see if it needs an enclosure notation Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  3. Letter to Director
     

  4. Province and Territory Abbreviations.
     

  5. BTT Website Banner
     

  6. Me and Technology
     

  7. We'll take up part of the Letters Note
     

  8. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

 

Day 30 Homework--Wed., Oct. 21

 

Day 31--Thurs., Oct. 22

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  1. Take up Technology Test.
     

  2. Continue taking up Letters Note
     

  3. Letter to BoothDoes it need an enclosure notation (read it to find out). Include a footer with your name > Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.  Make it perfect!  > PRINT WHEN DONE > put printout in Mark Folder.
     

  4. Recheck Letter to Director
     

  5. BTT Website Banner.  Be sure your jpg filename is LastnameFirstnameBTTBanner.jpg . Drag the jpg file into the Banner folder in Handin.
     

  6. Me and Technology
     

  7. Province and Territory Abbreviations.
     

 

Day 31 Homework--Thurs., Oct. 22

 

Day 32--Fri., Oct. 23
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  1. Print Letter to Booth if you didn't get to yesterday.  Put your printout in the Mark Folder beside the printer.
     

  2. Finish taking up Letters Note
     

  3. What's a Wordle and how to make one.  USE INTERNET EXPLORER not Chrome?
     

  4. Assignment:  Me Wordle.
     

  5. Work on Day 33 list.
     

  6. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

 

Day 32 Homework--Fri., Oct. 23

 

  1. Letter to Booth printed and submitted to Mark Folder.
     

  2. Me Wordle.

 

Day 33--Mon., Oct. 26
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WORK PERIOD -- LOTS TO DO!!!!

  1. Last day to complete the following:

    1. Letter to Booth will be returned.  Correct your file then correct any other letters as needed.

    2. Cover Letter - in Googledocs.  Does it need an enclosure notation (read it to find out). Include a footer with your name > Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.

    3. Letter to Director

    4. BTT Website Banner - Drag jpg to folder in Handin -->  REMINDER:  You cannot save to, download to or export to, the Handin Drive.  Save/Download/Export to M: then drag to I:

    5. Me and Technology

    6. Province and Territory Abbreviations.
       

  2. Letter to Sanderson - in Word.  Does it need an enclosure notation (read it to find out). Include a footer with your name > Refer to your sample letter and checklist for format.  Partner check when done.
     

  3. Be sure all items on the Homework list are done -- today's and all other days.

     

  4. Explore more Photoshop or OTC Warmup or programming in CodeAcademy.com or sign out a book to work on Flash Animation

 

 

Day 33 Homework--Mon., Oct. 26

  1. Cover Letter

  2. Letter to Director

  3. BTT Website Banner - Drag jpg to folder in Handin.

  4. Me and Technology

  5. Province and Territory Abbreviations.

Day 34--Tues., Oct. 27
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  1. Googlesites.  We'll set up your Portfolio Website and start creating these pages.

 

 

Day 34 Homework--Tues., Oct. 27

  1. Googlesite

    • Create these pages on your site

    • Insert all essay files from Googledrive into your site.

Day 35--Wed., Oct. 28
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  1. Googlesites Lesson -- Drag link to M: > rename LastnameFirstnamePortfolioSite > drag to I:)
     

  2. Portfolio Website


     

  3. Lesson on Business Letters

    1. Letterhead Samples

    2. Sample Business Letter
       

  4. You will be assigned 1 of the following Letterhead  to create in Photoshop.  Canvas size 6 inches by 1.5 inches, background white.  Drag your jpg to the Handin drive in the Letterhead folder.  Filename = YourLastnameFirstnameCompanyName.jpg

 

 

Day 35 Homework--Wed., Oct. 28

 

  1. Link to PortfolioSite in Handin.
     

  2. ONE Letterhead

Day 36--Thurs., Oct. 29
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  1. Googlesites -- Set site share to anyone with link.
     

  2. Photoshop -- Halloween Scene

 

Day 36 Homework--Thurs., Oct. 29

 

Day 37--Fri., Oct. 30
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  1. Finish Halloween Scene
     

  2. Explore more features of Photoshop.  There are some great videos to watch and learn from here.  Take your pick -->   Photoshop Elements 8 Tutorials (tvadobe.com)
     

 

Day 37 Homework--Fri., Oct. 30

 

 

 

 

Day 38--Mon., Nov. 2
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  1. Creating Letterhead templates -- Ms. d. will walk you through instructions for getting jpg letterhead files and turning them into templates in Word.
     

  2. Start this research assignment -- Internet Questions

 

 

Day 38 Homework--Mon., Nov. 2

 

Day 39--Tues., Nov. 3
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  1. Review Sample Business Letter for format.
     

  2. Prepare these business letters.  Use Sample Business Letter and business letter checklist.  Partner check when done.

    1. Letter to Holten on Super Sport Letterhead -- Open template > Save as LetterToHolten (so template stays blank for reuse).

    2. Letter of Recommendation on Sir Winston Letterhead.
       

  3. Work on Internet Questions

 

 

Day 39 Homework--Tues., Nov. 3

  1. Letter to Holten

  2. Letter of Recommendation

 

Day 40--Wed., Nov. 4
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  • Take our Kids to Work Day

 

 

Day 40 Homework--Wed., Nov. 4

 

Day 41--Thurs., Nov. 5
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Welcome Back.  Hope you had a very worthwhile day yesterday. 

  1. Share your Googledocs -- Anyone with Link.
     

  2. WordProcessing files into your Portfolio Website:

    1. Be sure Googledrive upload settings are to Convert to Googledocs format.

    2. If any of the following were saved to your M: drive, upload them Googledrive then move them into your Archive folder on your M: drive as backup.

      • Letter to Branson

      • Letter to Davidson

      • Letter to Booth

      • Cover Letter

      • Letter to Director

      • Letters Note

      • Provincial Abbreviations

      • Tech Questions

    3. Insert the above files into your Portfolio Site -- Click on the page > Edit Tool > Insert menu > Drive > Document ...

    4. FYI -- If you need to correct any files, do so in Googledocs and they will automatically be corrected in your website.
       

  3. Partner check Letter to Holten and Letter of Recommendation using your Sample Business Letter and business letter checklist
     

  4. Letter to Jones on Super Sport Letterhead.   FYI -- The word "perusal" is used in this letter.  Yes, it is a word.  Look up its meaning. 
     

  5. Copy this text for Competencies Checklist onto your Portfolio Website -->  Click on page > Edit Tool > Paste the text > Save
     

  6. Continue Internet Questions

 

 

Day 41 Homework--Thurs., Nov. 5
 

  1. Googledocs files shared.

  2. WordProcessing files into your Portfolio Website

  3. Letter to Jones

  4. Competencies Checklist completed on Portfolio Website

 

Day 42--Fri., Nov. 6

  1. Looking ahead -- Movie Maker Movie -- Family Movie  or Computer Movie.  Pictures due next Thursday.
     

  2. Complete Business Letter section of Letters Note in Googledocs.
     

  3. Continue Internet Questions
     

 

Day 42 Homework--Fri., Nov. 6

  1. Completed Business Letter section of Letters Note in Googledocs.
     

  2. Bring pictures Thursday for Family Movie 

 

Day 43--Mon., Nov. 9
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  1. Make sure Letter to Holten is perfect, then PRINT IT and put it in Mark Folder.  Check using your Sample Business Letter and business letter checklist
     

  2. Continue Portfolio Website

    1. Competencies Checklist -- You've pasted the text.  Now complete by changing font colour for items you can do.

    2. Home Page (wordle)
       

  3. Continue Internet Questions
     

  4. Start movie on how facebook started -- The Social Network

     

 

 

Day 43 Homework--Mon., Nov. 9

 

Day 44--Tues., Nov. 10

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  1. Portfolio Website

    1. Competencies Checklist -- You've pasted the text.  Now complete by changing font colour for items you can do.

    2. Home Page (wordle)

    3. Upload your Homepage Wordle jpg/png file to your Portfolio Site as instructed.

    4. Upload all Graphic Design jpg files to your site.

     

  2. Continue Internet Questions

  3. Continue movie:  The Social Network.

 

 

Day 44 Homework--Tues., Nov. 10

 

  1. Finish Competencies Checklist-- You 've pasted the text.  Now complete by changing font colour for items you can do.

  2. Home Page (wordle)

  3.  

Day 45--Wed., Nov. 11
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Remembrance Day Assembly.

  1. FYI -- Letters Test next Tuesday.  Practical and Theory.  See Homework list for review link.
     

  2. Letter to Holten will be returned.  Correct your file and correct any other letters as needed.
     

  3.  Upload Homepage Wordle jpg/png and other jpg files into your Portfolio Site.
     

  4. Continue Internet Questions

    1. We'll complete #10 together (Printing from Internet Explorer)

    2. Ms. d. will walk you through inserting them into your Portfolio site.

    3. Continue Questions.  By tomorrow at least #1-7, and #10) should be done.
       

  5. Continue movie:  The Social Network.
     

 

Day 45 Homework--Wed., Nov. 11

  1. Pictures due tomorrow for -- Family Movie  or Computer Movie
     

  2. Internet Questions 1-7, and #10 and file inserted in Portfolio Site.
     

  3. FYI -- Letters Test next Tuesday.  Practical and Theory.  Here's a Letters Reveal Game to help review.

 

 

Day 46--Thurs., Nov. 12
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  1. We'll take up Internet Questions #1-3
     

  2. 15 min - Continue Internet Questions
     

  3. Title Pages for Portfolio Website-- Instructions then work on them.

 

 

Day 46 Homework--Thurs., Nov. 12

 

Fri. November 13 -- P. A. Day

 

No classes

 

 

 

Day 47--Mon., Nov. 16
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  1. We'll take up Internet Questions #4
     

  2. Review for tomorrow's Letters Test.  Practical and Theory.  Review:

    1. Letters Reveal Game

    2. Cancellation Letter (personal-business letter).  Complete without any help, then partner check using your sample personal-business letter and checklist.

    3. Letter to Guthrie (business letter on Canada Goose Letterhead).  Complete without any help, then partner check using your  sample business letter and business letter checklist
       

  3. Internet Questions 8-12
     

  4. Work on Title Pages for Portfolio Website.

 

 

Day 47 Homework--Mon., Nov. 16

 

Day 48--Tues., Nov. 17
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  1. Letters Test.  Practical and Theory.

  2. Complete Internet Questions 8 and 11-14.  Skip #5 and 9 -- We'll complete them together.

  3. Work on Title Pages for Portfolio Website

 

 

Day 48 Homework--Tues., Nov. 17

 

Day 49--Wed., Nov. 18
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  1. We'll complete Internet Questions #5 and 9 together (What # means |  Sending a folder)
     

  2. Employability Skills section of your Portfolio Site.  Key this report directly on the web page.
     

  3. Finish movie:  The Social Network (about 45 minutes left)

 

 

Day 49 Homework--Wed., Nov. 18

  1. All Internet Questions should be done.   

Day 50--Thurs., Nov. 19
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  1. We'll take up Internet Questions #8 and 11-14.
     

  2. Portfolio Website

    1. Employability Skills

    2. Title Pages

 

 

Day 50 Homework--Thurs., Nov. 19

  1. We have taken up all Internet Questions . Make corrections as needed. 

    • Internet Worksheets Wed., Nov. 25 (you'll use your answers)

    • Internet Test Thurs., Dec. 3

Day 51--Fri., Nov. 20
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  1. Before updated marks are on the Handout Drive, let Ms. d. know if you don't want yours posted. 
     

  2. Portfolio Website

    1. Instructions for Benefits of BTT page of Portfolio Website then work on it.

    2. Employability Skills

    3. Title Pages

 

Day 51 Homework--Fri., Nov. 20

 

 

Day 52--Mon., Nov. 23
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  1. Lesson -- Windows Movie Maker
     

  2. Work on your Family Movie  or Computer Movie. Don't have your pictures?  Work on the Photoshop files you need to create -- Click on assignment link for instructions.

     

  3. Portfolio Website

    1. Benefits of BTT

    2. Employability Skills

    3. Title Pages
       

  4. Is your Portfolio Website done?  Here are all Portfolio Website Instructions and here is a Checklist for your Portfolio Website.

 

Day 52 Homework-- Mon., Nov. 23

 

Day 53--Tues., Nov. 24
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  1. Employability Skills page of Portfolio Website.  Key in Googledocs then insert OR key directly onto webpage.
     

  2. Work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie. Don't have your pictures?  Work on the Photoshop files you need to create -- Click on assignment link for instructions.

 

 

Day 53 Homework--Tues., Nov. 24

  1. Internet Worksheet1 tomorrow.  Are your Internet Questions done and corrected?
     

  2. Employability Skills page of Portfolio Website.

Day 54--Wed., Nov. 25
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  1. Internet Worksheet 1.  You will use your Internet Questions to complete it.  No help or other resources are to be used.
     

  2. Portfolio Website.

    1. Put all WordProcessing files into your site (upload to Googledrive > Insert into site)

    2. Benefits of BTT -- Key in Googledocs then insert OR key directly onto webpage.
       

  3. Work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 54 Homework--Wed., Nov. 25

 

  • Insert all WordProcessing files into your Portfolio Site (upload to Googledrive > Insert into site)

Day 55--Thurs., Nov. 26
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  1. Take up Internet Worksheet 1.
     

  2. Finish Benefits of BTT page of Portfolio Website.  Key in Googledocs then insert OR key directly onto webpage.

     

  3. Work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 55 Homework--Thurs., Nov. 26

 

  1. Benefits of BTT page of Portfolio Website.

Day 56--Fri., Nov. 27
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  1. Internet Worksheet 2.  You will use your Internet Questions to complete it.  No help or other resources are to be used.
     

  2. Title Pages for Portfolio Website.
     

  3. Work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 56 Homework--Fri., Nov. 27

 

  • Reminder:  Internet Test next Thurs., Dec. 3

 

Day 57--Mon., Nov. 30
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  1. Take up Internet Worksheet 2.  FYI:  Internet Test this Thurs., Dec. 3
     

  2. Portfolio Website

    1. Finish Title Pages  

    2. Be sure everything else is done.  Here are all Portfolio Website Instructions and here is a Checklist for your Portfolio Website.

    3. Tomorrow is the last class to work on your website.  Due Tues., Dec. 8.
       

  3. If done, work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 57 Homework--Mon., Nov. 30

 

 

Internet test Thurs., Dec. 3.  Here is an Internet Reveal Game for review.

Day 58--Tues., Dec. 1

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  1. Last class to work on your Portfolio Website.  Here are all Portfolio Website Instructions and here is a Checklist for your Portfolio Website.  Due Tues., December 8
     

  2. If done, work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 58 Homework--Tues., Dec. 1

 

  1. Portfolio Website due Tues., Dec. 8

Day 59--Wed., Dec. 2
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  1. Review for tomorrow's Internet Test -- Internet Reveal Game.
     

  2. Spreadsheet Lesson 1 - Intro, Data Entry, Basic Formulas, Formatting

 

 

Day 59 Homework--Wed., Dec. 2

  • Reminder:  Internet Test tomorrow.

Day 60--Thurs., Dec. 3
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  1. Internet Test

  2. Work on your Family Movie / Computer Movie.

  3. Spreadsheets Lesson 2 -- Calculating a percent of something.

 

 

Day 60 Homework--Thurs., Dec. 3

 

Day 61--Fri. Dec. 4
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  1. Spreadsheets Lesson 3 -- Sum, Average, Max, Min Functions

  2. Candy Sales

  3.  Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 61 Homework--Fri. Dec. 4

 

 

Day 62--Mon., Dec. 7
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REMINDER:  Portfolio Website due tomorrow.

 

 

  1. Candy Sales
     

  2. Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 62 Homework--Mon., Dec. 7

 

Day 63--Tues., Dec. 8
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Your Portfolio Website is done, right?  Ms. d. will start marking them.

  1. Finish Dot.con documentary.
     

  2. Family Movie / Computer Movie.

 

 

Day 63 Homework--Tues., Dec. 8

 

Day 64--Wed., Dec. 9
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  1. Finish Candy Sales
     

  2. Family Movie / Computer Movie.  Due next Tuesday.
     

  3. Done? Work on these spreadsheets

    1. Home Budget

    2. Sports Revenue

    3. Real Estate Commission

    4. Salaries

    5. Sale

    6. Lawn Payroll

    7. Golf

       

 

Day 64 Homework--Wed., Dec. 9

  1. Candy Sales

  2. Family Movie / Computer Movie.  Due next Tuesday, Dec. 15.

Day 65--Thurs., Dec. 10
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  1. Great opportunity to complete An Hour of Code -- code.org

     

 

Day 65 Homework--Thurs., Dec. 10

 

Day 66--Fri., Dec. 11
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  1. Ms. d. will give you some pointers for Candy Sales.
     

  2. Last class to work on Family Movie / Computer Movie.  Due next Tuesday.
     

  3. Done? Work on these spreadsheets

    1. Home Budget

    2. Sports Revenue

    3. Real Estate Commission
       

  4. Do at least 1 coding game at code.org

 

 

Day 66 Homework--Fri., Dec. 11

 

 

Day 67--Mon., Dec. 14
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  1. Family Movie / Computer Movie.
     

  2. Done? Work on these spreadsheets

    1. Home Budget

    2. Sports Revenue

    3. Real Estate Commission
       

  3. Coding at code.org.
     

 

Day 67 Homework--Mon., Dec. 14

  1. Family Movie / Computer Movie.  Due tomorrow.

Day 68--Tues. Dec. 15
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  1. Finish Family Movie / Computer Movie.
     

  2. Ms. d. will walk you through exporting and submitting your movie.
     

  3. Done? Work on these spreadsheets

    1. Home Budget

    2. Sports Revenue

    3. Real Estate Commission
       

  4. Coding at code.org.

 

 

Day 68 Homework--Tues. Dec. 15

 

Day 69--Wed. Dec. 16
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  • Arts Buyin Per. 3

 

 

Day 69 Homework--Wed. Dec. 16

 

Day 70--Thurs., Dec. 17
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  1. Have you submitted your movie mp4 file to Handin drive?
     

  2. The holidays are coming up.  How do you celebrate?  Create a Holiday Traditions picture to show me.
     

 

Day 70 Homework--Thurs., Dec. 17

 

Day 71--Fri., Dec. 18
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  1. Last class before Christmas Break

 

 

Day 71 Homework--Fri., Dec. 18

 

 

 

Happy Holiday - See you January 4, 2016

 

 

Day 72--Mon., Jan. 4
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WELCOME BACK.  Happy 2016

  1. Spreadsheet Review
     

  2. Spreadsheets

    1. Home Budget

    2. Sports Revenue

    3. Real Estate Commission

    4. Salaries

    5. Sale

    6. Lawn Payroll

    7. Golf

 

 

Day 72 Homework--Mon., Jan. 4

 

Day 73--Tues., Jan. 5
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  1. Ms. d. will give you instructions to print Candy Sales as per these instructions --> Printing Excel Spreadsheets
     

  2. Spreadsheets

    1. Home Budget

    2. Upload Home Budget to Google Drive then insert into your Portfolio Site.

    3. Sports Revenue

    4. Real Estate Commission

    5. Salaries

    6. Sale

    7. Lawn Payroll

    8. Golf

 

Day 73 Homework--Tues., Jan. 5

  1. Candy Sales was printed in class and submitted.  Here are instructions for Printing Excel Spreadsheets
     

  2. Home Budget

Day 74--Wed., Jan. 6
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  1. Did you upload Candy Sales and Home Budget to Google Drive then insert into your Portfolio Site?

  2. Ms. d. will go over some terminology then you'll complete Markup - In Excel

  3. Real Estate Commission -- In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  4. Salaries - In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  5. Sale - In Excel

  6. Lawn Payroll  - In Excel

  7. Grocer - In Excel

  8. Income Tax Rates - In Excel

  9. Sports Revenue - In Excel
     

  10. Windows stuff.

 

 

Day 74 Homework--Wed., Jan. 6

  1. Markup

Day 75--Thurs., Jan. 7
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  1. Practice Examview test

  2. Spreadsheets - Putting lists in alphabetic order, ie Sorting.

  3. Finish Markup

  4. Real Estate Commission -- In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  5. Salaries - In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  6. Sale - In Excel

  7. Lawn Payroll - In Excel

  8. Grocer - In Excel

  9. Income Tax Rates - In Excel

  10. Sports Revenue - In Excel

 

 

Day 75 Homework--Thurs., Jan. 7

 

Day 76--Fri., Jan. 8
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  1. Sorting Demo 2 -- Drag from Handout to M: the file called SortingDemo > Open the file > Work on the following spreadsheets while you wait for further instructions.
     

  2. Real Estate Commission -- In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  3. Salaries - In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  4. Sale - In Excel

  5. Lawn Payroll - In Excel

  6. Grocer - In Excel

  7. Income Tax Rates - In Excel

  8. Sports Revenue - In Excel
     

  9. Windows

  10. Documentary:  Are we Digital Dummies.

 

 

Day 76 Homework--Fri., Jan. 8

 

Day 77--Mon., Jan. 11
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  1. Lesson:  Using Excel to create a graph/chart.

  2. Some Windows stuff.
     

  3. Lawn Payroll - In Excel

  4. Salaries - In Googledocs (if you started it in Excel, upload and finish in Googledocs)

  5. Sale - In Excel

  6. Grocer - In Excel

  7. Income Tax Rates - In Excel

  8. Sports Revenue - In Excel
     

  9. Finish Documentary:  Are We Digital Dummies, CNBC (youtube 42:40)

 

 

Day 77 Homework--Mon., Jan. 11

Day 78--Tues., Jan. 12
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  1. Candy Sales will be returned.  Correct the file you have uploaded to Googledocs. Do NOT reprint.
     

  2. Video Payroll

    • Work alone, in "test mode".

    • You may use any resources except help from classmates.

    • Due by end of class. 

    • Make it perfect because tomorrow you will print and submit.
       

  3. Gifts
     

 

Day 78 Homework--Tues., Jan. 12

 

Day 79--Wed., Jan., 13
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  1. Recheck Video Payroll.  Print twice as per these Printing Excel Spreadsheets > pick up your prints > staple with formulas on the back > put in Mark folder.
     

  2. Gifts

  3. Lesson 2:  Using a spreadsheet to create a graph/chart.

  4. Candy Sales Chart

  5. Markup Charts

 

 

Day 79 Homework--Wed., Jan., 13

  1. Candy Sales Chart

Day 80--Thurs., Jan. 14
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  1. Charts (Graphs) --

    1. Review how to select data that is not together (use Ctrl key).

    2. How to change the names on your legend -- Right click on Legend > Select Data (not format legend) > click on the name > Edit to change.
       

  2. Markup Charts
     

  3. Lesson:  How to create a Googledocs Survey -- Creating a Googledocs Survey (note)

 

 

Day 80 Homework--Thurs., Jan. 14

 

  1. Markup Charts

Day 81--Fri. Jan. 15
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  1. Lesson:  Sending out your survey.  Yesterday, you pasted the survey URL into an email.  Another way to to make a link to it, just as you would any website.
     

  2. Googledocs Survey Assignment

 

 

Day 81 Homework--Fri. Jan. 15

 

 

Day 82--Mon., Jan. 18
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  1. Googledocs Survey Assignment.  To submit when done -- Create a link to your survey on your M: drive > rename it so YourlastnameFirstnameSurvey > Drag the link to the Survey folder in your class folder on the Handin Drive.
     

  2. Online Quiz:  How Much do you Know about Apps?  (10 questions)

  3. Gifts

  4. Doczone Documentary Google World

 

Day 82 Homework--Mon., Jan. 18

 

Day 83--Tues., Jan. 19

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  1. Finish Googledocs Survey Assignment.  To submit -- Create a link to your survey on your M: drive > rename it so YourlastnameFirstnameSurvey > Drag the link to the Survey folder in your class folder on the Handin Drive.
     

  2. Review for Practical In-Class Exam  - Essay Format
     

  3. Instructions then work on Apps Newsletter.  You may work with a partner or work alone.  You may create a newsletter, a brochure (find a template) or a slide show. 
     

  4. Finish last 10 min of Doczone Documentary Google World

 

 

Day 83 Homework--Tues., Jan. 19

 

Day 84--Wed., Jan. 20
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  1. Review for Practical In-Class Exam  - Personal-Business Letter
     

  2. App Newsletter

 

 

Day 84 Homework--Wed., Jan. 20

Day 85--Thurs., Jan. 21
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  1. Exam Review

    1. Theory --  Reveal Game

    2. Review for Practical In-Class Exam -- Business Letter

     

  2. App Newsletter

 

 

Day 85 Homework--Thurs., Jan. 21

Day 86--Fri., Jan., 22
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  1. Exam Review

    1. Theory -- Reveal Game

    2. Review for Practical In-Class Exam  - Spreadsheet
       

  2. App Newsletter
     

 

Day 86 Homework--Fri., Jan., 22

 

 

Day 87--Mon., Jan. 25

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  1. Theory Exam Review --Reveal Game
     

  2. Practical In-Class Exam IS WEDNESDAY -- Review any of the following that you need more practice on:

  3. App Newsletter
     

  4. Photoshop --Complete in order of your choice:

 

Day 87 Homework--Mon., Jan. 25

Day 88--Tues., Jan. 26

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  1. Seating plan for tomorrow's in-class Exam.
     

  2. Theory Exam Review --Reveal Game
     

  3. Practical In-Class Exam IS TOMORROW! Review any of the following that you need more practice on:

 

 

Day 88 Homework--Tues., Jan. 26

 

  • Exam Review.
     

  • IN-CLASS SECTION OF EXAM IS TOMORROW during your class!  Document Format.

Day 89--Wed., Jan. 27

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  1. In-class Exam/Final Demonstration -- Document Format

 

 

Day 89 Homework--Wed., Jan. 27

 

Day 90--Thurs., Jan. 28

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  1. Reveal Game to Review for Exam Pt. 2 -- Examview. --

 

 

Day 90 Homework--Thurs., Jan. 28

 

Day 91--Fri. Jan. 29

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Semester 1 2015-2016 Exam Schedule

Exams begin at 9:30 a.m.

  • Fri., Jan 29 - Period 1 Exams

  • Mon., Feb 1 - Period 2 Exams

  • Tues., Feb 2 - Period 3 Exams

  • Wed., Feb 3 - Period 4 Exams
     

  • Exam Review -- Thurs., Feb. 4, 1-2 p.m., Caf

 

 

Day 91 Homework--Fri. Jan. 29