Lesson Plans for:
yearbook
Instructor: Mrs. Swanson

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08/20/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday In-Service for teachers  
Tuesday In-Service for teachers  
Wednesday In-Service for teachers  
Thursday Talk about what a yearbook is; students volunteer for fall pages;  
Friday mark cubby holes in lab; choose computers; discuss ladder, color, portrait sections, and themes; open yearbook kit and put things away.  
     

08/27/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday ladder "committee" meets to work on ladder; another "committee" brainstorms theme ideas; others are cleaning out last year's photos and papers;  
Tuesday ladder "committee" meets to work on ladder; another "committee" brainstorms theme ideas; others are loading new programs onto the computers;  
Wednesday ladder "committee" meets to work on ladder; another "committee" brainstorms theme ideas and is narrowing list down to ten; others are loading programs onto the computers;  
Thursday ladder "committee" meets to work on ladder; another "committee" narrows themes to five; others are starting to look for designs for various sections of the yearbook;  
Friday ladder "committee" meets to work on ladder;

students will vote on a theme today; others are looking for designs for yearbook sections; learn how to roll film today, as well.

 
     

09/03/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Labor Day--no school  
Tuesday clean up photos from last year; get senior homeroom materials ready for Friday; make schedule for Homecoming Week picture-taking; choose designs and get those onto the computers; put three fonts on all nine computers  
Wednesday get designs on computers and add fonts; choose graphics for folios; do sports quiz using handouts. sports handouts quiz
Thursday work on designs for each section of book  
Friday finalize designs for sections of book; finalize these on the computers. update scores for fall sports update scoreboards for fall sports
     

09/10/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Take "Get Up and Go Day" candids all day; keep working on section designs. Those with soph/frosh pages can work on those;  
Tuesday Take "Decade Day" candids all day; keep working on section designs; work on soph/frosh pages and varsity sports pages;  
Wednesday Take "Character Day" candids all day; keep working on section designs; work on soph/frosh pages and varsity sports pages;  
Thursday Take "Color Day" candids; work on sports pages  
Friday Take "Red and Black Day" candids; work on sports pages--shorter class today;  
     

09/17/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Work on beginning pages--get Homecoming/Class Days films taken into Harold's; start placing photos on pages--sports or opening pages; work on Arts section design; Work in class and use time wisely.
Tuesday work in Photoshop to learn how to get photos ready for pages; then place some of these on pages  
Wednesday work on beginning pages--continuing to place photos  
Thursday start placing captions as photos are placed on pages;  
Friday place captions for each photo on beginning pages  
     

09/24/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Attend Press Days in Brookings  
Tuesday Work on first two first-quarter pages; pick cover design for this year's theme. Contact the artist.  
Wednesday Work on first two first-quarter pages;  
Thursday Work on first two first-quarter pages;  
Friday Work on first two first-quarter pages;  
     

10/01/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Make sure that we get fall sports photos retaken with color film for yearbook this week as fall sports are almost over. Work on pages, replacing B/W ones with color tags. Place photos and captions this week. Folio should be done by today. Folio on color pages should be done today;
Tuesday Place photos and captions this week for first two pages; When students finish placing photos and captions, they can start working on their stories.
Wednesday Place photos and captions this week for first two pages;  
Thursday Place photos and captions this week for first two pages;  
Friday Place photos and captions this week for first two pages; As many photos and captions should be placed this week as possible.
     

10/08/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Intel Workshop Day  
Tuesday Place photos and captions on pages  
Wednesday Place photos and captions on pages All photos should be placed today
Thursday Place photos and captions on pages Place photos if not done--get them on those pages...
Friday Place photos and captions on pages Write captions for each photo. Don't forget "photo by"...
     

10/15/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Place racing and cross country photos; replace quote boxes on opening pages with smaller photos; place these photos and quotes; all staff members finish placing photos and now captions and quotes and stories on pages; All first-quarter work must be done by October 26.  
Tuesday all staff members finish placing photos and now captions and quotes and stories on pages; All first-quarter work must be done by October 26.  
Wednesday all staff members finish placing photos and now captions and quotes and stories on pages; All first-quarter work must be done by October 26.  
Thursday all staff members finish placing photos and now captions and quotes and stories on pages; All first-quarter work must be done by October 26.  
Friday all staff members finish placing photos and now captions and quotes and stories on pages; All first-quarter work must be done by October 26.  
     

10/22/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Work on pages that are due this week--place rest of photos, captions, headlines, subheadlines, stories, and graphics. Work on pages due Thursday;
Tuesday Work on pages that are due this week--place rest of photos, captions, headlines, subheadlines, stories, and graphics. Work on pages due Thursday;
Wednesday Work on pages that are due this week--place rest of photos, captions, headlines, subheadlines, stories, and graphics. Work on pages due Thursday;
Thursday Work on pages that are due this week--place rest of photos, captions, headlines, subheadlines, stories, and graphics. Pages due today--printouts and envelopes
Friday Work on pages that are due this week--place rest of photos, captions, headlines, subheadlines, stories, and graphics. Assign second-quarter pages--everyone needs four. Turn in pages not done yesterday
     

10/29/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Select second-quarter pages and fill out envelopes for these; pull up the templates, save as new pages, and do folios, change B/W to color, and change page numbers.  
Tuesday Pull up second template for second quarter, save as new page, change B/W photos to color, change page numbers, and do folios.  
Wednesday Figure out which mugshot (portrait) photos will go on each page and start selecting photos from disk and put on each harddrive  
Thursday Choose portraits for pages and start placing them on the harddrives;  
Friday Choose portraits for pages which will be due for midterm and place photos in harddrive folders.  
     

11/05/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday work on freshman template for portraits section of yearbook; everyone works on pages which will be due at midterm. Work on pages
Tuesday type up names on new portrait templates; type in folios for two pages and make out envelopes for new pages, as well. figure out which stories each spread will cover Work on pages
Wednesday type up names on new portrait templates; type in folios for two pages and make out envelopes for new pages, as well; choose stories and start getting quotes; Work on pages
Thursday type up names on new portrait templates; type in folios for two pages and make out envelopes for new pages, as well; get quotes for stories Work on pages
Friday type up names on new portrait templates; type in folios for two pages and make out envelopes for new pages, as well; get quotes for stories and take candids for any pages that need them. Work on pages
     

11/12/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Veteran's Day--no school  
Tuesday pull senior surveys from packets and give to Dr. Talcott or Pam Miller for DEAR classes today; place portraits on underclass men spreads for yearbook; keep pulling senior portraits from share drive for those pages; type names next to portraits and take candid photographs for these pages; Work on pages
Wednesday place portraits on underclass men spreads for yearbook; keep pulling senior portraits from share drive for those pages; type names next to portraits and take candid photographs for these pages; Work on pages
Thursday place portraits on underclass men spreads for yearbook; keep pulling senior portraits from share drive for those pages; type names next to portraits and take candid photographs for these pages; Work on pages
Friday place portraits on underclass men spreads for yearbook; keep pulling senior portraits from share drive for those pages; type names next to portraits and take candid photographs for these pages; Work on pages
     

11/19/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday work on midterm pages; place candids on pages or at least get the candids taken  
Tuesday place candids and work on stories--tally surveys for senior stories; others develop their own stories;  
Wednesday no school--Thanksgiving break  
Thursday no school--Thanksgiving  
Friday no school--Thanksgiving break  
     

11/26/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday midterm pages due Friday; work on these pages--finish up for grading; edit some to send to California by December 1  
Tuesday midterm pages due Friday; work on these pages--finish up for grading; edit some to send to California by December 1  
Wednesday midterm pages due Friday; work on these pages--finish up for grading; edit some to send to California by December 1  
Thursday midterm pages due Friday; work on these pages--finish up for grading; edit some to send to California by December 1  
Friday midterm pages due Friday; work on these pages--finish up for grading; edit some to send to California by December 1 midterm pages due by today.
     

12/03/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Midterm pages due this week; start working on post-midterm pages if others are done. Continue to place senior photos;  
Tuesday Midterm pages due this week; start working on post-midterm pages if others are done. Continue to place senior photos;  
Wednesday Midterm pages due this week; start working on post-midterm pages if others are done. Continue to place senior photos;  
Thursday Midterm pages due this week; start working on post-midterm pages if others are done. Continue to place senior photos;  
Friday Midterm pages due this week; start working on post-midterm pages if others are done. Continue to place senior photos;  
     

12/10/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday work on post-midterm pages; take winter sports photos during the week; edit midterm pages and send 16 before Christmas; start filling in senior photos from Life Touch if photos aren't in;  
Tuesday get signature cards ready for senior pages and add these to the senior envelopes; send more yearbook order forms before Christmas as they come in. get folios and envelopes done this week for new pages.  
Wednesday get signature cards ready for senior pages and add these to the senior envelopes; send more yearbook order forms before Christmas as they come in. get folios and envelopes done this week for new pages.  
Thursday get signature cards ready for senior pages and add these to the senior envelopes; send more yearbook order forms before Christmas as they come in. get folios and envelopes done this week for new pages.  
Friday get first three pages for everyone indexed before Christmas.  
     

12/17/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday semester review; others work on pages  
Tuesday semester review; others work on pages  
Wednesday semester tests  
Thursday semester tests  
Friday semester tests  
     

12/24/07

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Christmas break  
Tuesday Christmas break  
Wednesday Christmas break  
Thursday Christmas break  
Friday Christmas break  
     

12/31/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Christmas break  
Tuesday Christmas break  
Wednesday Christmas break  
Thursday Fix and finish page problems Mrs. Swanson looked at over break; get portrait pages finished, edited, and sent to plant.  
Friday Fix and finish page problems Mrs. Swanson looked at over break; get portrait pages finished, edited, and sent to plant.  
     

01/07/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday finish senior pages by placing school photos; finish other second-quarter pages by this Friday; keep editing pages to finish deadline 1;  
Tuesday get winter sports photos taken and keep up with scores for each team; get quotes for stories, and place photos as they are taken;  
Wednesday write stories and captions as winter sports seasons progress  
Thursday keep doing the things listed on first three days.  
Friday keep doing the things listed on first three days.  
     

01/14/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Teacher Workday; grades due at noon;  
Tuesday Start third-quarter pages; each student will choose four to work on; two will be due at midterm; two will be due at end of quarter; continue to work on old pages, also, that still need to be finished;  
Wednesday make out envelopes for new pages; bring up templates and resave in appropriate folders; add folios to pages;  
Thursday be sure correct page numbers are on new pages, and save them into Deadline 3 or 4; get score sheets for winter sports; email coaches for stats, if ready to do that; figure out what each page needs and start obtaining pictures, etc.  
Friday take photos over weekend of any winter sports pictures that are needed or acquire them from other sources; work on new pages--do whatever can be done; edit old pages to send to plant.  
     

 01/21/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day--no school  
Tuesday work on midterm pages--put on folios and start getting quotes for writing stories; start taking photos for picture boxes and writing captions for those photos  
Wednesday work on midterm pages--put on folios and start getting quotes for writing stories; start taking photos for picture boxes and writing captions for those photos  
Thursday work on midterm pages--put on folios and start getting quotes for writing stories; start taking photos for picture boxes and writing captions for those photos  
Friday work on midterm pages--put on folios and start getting quotes for writing stories; start taking photos for picture boxes and writing captions for those photos  
     

01/28/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday get pictures taken for winter sports this week and One-Act Play; put pictures on computer from Symphonic Band performance last week; put missing senior photo on page; work on new curriculum and arts pages; get quotes for stories and start writing captions for team photos.  
Tuesday get pictures taken for winter sports this week and One-Act Play; put pictures on computer from Symphonic Band performance last week; put missing senior photo on page; work on new curriculum and arts pages; get quotes for stories and start writing captions for team photos.  
Wednesday get pictures taken for winter sports this week and One-Act Play; put pictures on computer from Symphonic Band performance last week; put missing senior photo on page; work on new curriculum and arts pages; get quotes for stories and start writing captions for team photos.  
Thursday get pictures taken for winter sports this week and One-Act Play; put pictures on computer from Symphonic Band performance last week; put missing senior photo on page; work on new curriculum and arts pages; get quotes for stories and start writing captions for team photos.  
Friday get pictures taken for winter sports this week and One-Act Play; put pictures on computer from Symphonic Band performance last week; put missing senior photo on page; work on new curriculum and arts pages; get quotes for stories and start writing captions for team photos.  
     

02/04/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday get rest of winter sports photos taken; collect senior "most likely to" surveys and get story typed up for page; work on midterm pages which are due soon (the 13th);  
Tuesday get rest of winter sports photos taken; collect senior "most likely to" surveys and get story typed up for page; work on midterm pages which are due soon (the 13th);  
Wednesday get rest of winter sports photos taken; collect senior "most likely to" surveys and get story typed up for page; work on midterm pages which are due soon (the 13th);  
Thursday get rest of winter sports photos taken; collect senior "most likely to" surveys and get story typed up for page; work on midterm pages which are due soon (the 13th);  
Friday get rest of winter sports photos taken; collect senior "most likely to" surveys and get story typed up for page; work on midterm pages which are due soon (the 13th); everyone has different pages, so all students work on whatever they need to do to finish midterm pages on time.  
     

02/11/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday print yearbook pages for midterm today for conferences;  
Tuesday finish midterm pages; these are due Wednesday; midterm pages due Wednesday;
Wednesday midterm pages due today;  
Thursday start work on post-midterm pages--do folios after starting new templates.  
Friday no school--teacher conference compensation day  
     

02/18/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday no school--President's Day  
Tuesday work on post-midterm pages: get retirement photos placed and write story based on answers to interview questions; update sports scores for basketball;  
Wednesday get All-State band photo taken; finalize date for chorus photos next week; start indexing pages; remind bowlers to send us copy of their group photos; take bowling candids this week. Take dance photos this week at state wrestling?  
Thursday index pages from beginning of year and keep working on new pages  
Friday index old pages and work on post-midterm pages  
     

02/25/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday work on curriculum, arts, and organization pages, as well as finish up winter sports pages  
Tuesday type up retirement story for that page; finalize indexing list to avoid errors later; get updated scores from coaches; take curriculum and winter sports photos  
Wednesday get quotes for sports and curriculum pages, as well as organizations pages, among other duties; take chorus group photos today  
Thursday work on pages, as quarter ends soon. Take picture of people working--those who are retiring,  
Friday continue to finish sports pages as they wind down.  
     

03/03/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday keep getting quotes and pictures needed for each third-quarter page; work on theme pages and take community photos as needed for them pages, too.  
Tuesday finish retirement page; update scores after last weekend's game; get final quotes for sports that are ending or done--basketball, wrestling, bowling  
Wednesday get bowling pictures placed on pages; keep working on organization and curriculum pages;  
Thursday keep getting quotes and pictures needed for each third-quarter page; write captions; place folios if not done; index pages  
Friday keep getting quotes and pictures needed for each third-quarter page; place folios if not done; index  
     

03/10/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Finish 3rd-quarter pages this week; they are due by next Tuesday; take jazz band photos this week; get rest of winter sports and outside-of-school sports photos; get all chorus photos identified and get candids put on pages for chorus; get team photos of bowling and get those identified and placed on pages;  Finish 3rd-quarter pages this week; they are due by next Tuesday; take jazz band photos this week; get rest of winter sports and outside-of-school sports photos; get all chorus photos identified and get candids put on pages for chorus; get team photos of bowling and get those identified and placed on pages; 
Tuesday Take sign language class candids, more German candids, and Spanish candids--get these placed on foreign language page; take rest of curriculum and organization pictures, including Student Council, if possible Take sign language class candids, more German candids, and Spanish candids--get these placed on foreign language page; take rest of curriculum and organization pictures, including Student Council, if possible
Wednesday Get captions written; get quotes for stories to finish stories; place headlines Get captions written; get quotes for stories to finish stories; place headlines
Thursday Set date for pictures for musical dress rehearsal photos; finish up whatever is needed for third-quarter pages; when finished, index the new pages and any old ones that are done Set date for pictures for musical dress rehearsal photos; finish up whatever is needed for third-quarter pages; when finished, index the new pages and any old ones that are done
Friday Finish pages and index all pages that have been completed so far. Finish pages and index all pages that have been completed so far.
     

03/17/09

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday get bowling pictures and place on pages--collect third-quarter pages which are finished; some still have odds and ends to complete this week.  
Tuesday take jazz band photos Tuesday evening; get photos placed and identified;  
Wednesday all third-quarter pages should be finished--check to see that all grades are complete.  
Thursday all third-quarter pages should be finished--check to see that all grades are complete--students need to fix any errors.  
Friday no school--Easter Break  
     

03/24/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday no school--Easter Break  
Tuesday determine which pages are still left to do for fourth quarter and divide them up equally; index old pages  
Wednesday start new pages for 4th quarter and index old ones  
Thursday start new pages for 4th quarter and index old ones  
Friday start new pages for 4th quarter and index old ones  
   

 

03/31/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday no school--snow day  
Tuesday index pages, mark ladder when indexing is done, and turn in proof for a grade; work on new pages--get photos lined up for oral interp group photo, baseball, softball, tennis and golf; take pictures at musical dress rehearsal at 4:00 p.m.  
Wednesday get spring sports tennis and golf candids taken today, if possible; figure out when track group photos can be taken. jazz band page is now finished  
Thursday get junior candids taken today for K. M. page; keep indexing old pages for credit  
Friday take spring sports photos if weather is nice; keep working on pages for midterm;  
     

04/07/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday work on pages--find out when oral interp group photo can be taken; email Vern Hauser about spring sports group photos; take orchestra candids off camera; work on musical pages  
Tuesday NO CLASS DUE TO JUNIOR TESTING  
Wednesday work on spring sports pages--get candids taken as soon as possible--track on Tuesday; tennis on Thursday, etc.  
Thursday watch film as a break  
Friday back to work on spring sports, musical, etc. Be sure all old pages are indexed;  
     

04/14/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday take spring sports photos this week--weather will be finally nice! midterm pages due April 21 work on pages
Tuesday work on pages--edit, edit, edit, and index!  
Wednesday work on pages--edit, edit, edit, and index!  
Thursday take peer helpers and student council photos  
Friday no school--prom--take photos of prom and after-prom  
     

04/21/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday get spring sports pictures for tennis and golf taken this week  
Tuesday take any other photos that are needed for pages for 4th quarter; make sure all pages get indexed; keep editing and get new printouts into "red" book;  
Wednesday keep editing pages; work on last pages of year--make sure all old pages are completely finished before seniors are done for year;  
Thursday keep editing pages; work on last pages of year--make sure all old pages are completely finished before seniors are done for year;  
Friday no school--built-in snow day;  
     

04/28/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Work on post-midterm pages--get golf photos taken this week; place baseball, softball, and tennis group photos and identify players in photos  
Tuesday Work on curriculum and remaining organizations pages, as possible.  
Wednesday Work on remaining sports pages--make sure all candids are taken early in case they have to be retaken.  
Thursday Index any pages that get finished this week.  
Friday Finish second page for the quarter and turn in;  
     

05/05/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Finish third page for the quarter this week and index all pages that are now finished; Finish third page for the quarter this week and index all pages that are now finished;
Tuesday Finish third page for the quarter this week and index all pages that are now finished; Finish third page for the quarter this week and index all pages that are now finished;
Wednesday Finish third page for the quarter this week and index all pages that are now finished; Finish third page for the quarter this week and index all pages that are now finished;
Thursday Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page
Friday Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page
     

05/12/08

What we do in class

Due Today

Monday Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page
Tuesday Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page; shortened classes; seniors are done at noon; Finish fourth page for the quarter (those that have one) and index the page; shortened classes; seniors are done at noon;
Wednesday semester test for those that need to take it semester test for those that need to take it
Thursday no class no class
Friday no class--Teacher Workday! School's out for the summer!
     

05/19/08

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05/26/08

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