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Week of February 19 - 23

Media Impact on Society

For over a century, Mass Media has impacted the way most Americans live.  For this assignment, research each of the three categories and provide two examples for each category (six total)

  • How media has impacted the Fashion industry

  • How media has impacted the Entertainment industry

  • How media has impacted the Commerce sector

A Google Slide presentation may be the easiest way to display your research

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Week of February 12 - 16

TIME Magazine's Top Photos of 2023

Every year, TIME magazine publishes the top 100 photos of the previous year.  Most of the top photos of 2023 are about world politics, sports, and special events.

Choose a photo that resonates with you and write a full one-page article.  

  • Introduction

  • Content of the photo

  • The importance of the event

  • How it made you feel when you saw it

  • Conclusion

Link to article: 


Week of January 22 - 26

A-Z  Photo Challenge

Using your phone, capture objects that resemble EACH of the 26 letters in the alphabet.   Be creative in how you represent these letters but be careful to not show "not school appropriate" items.

Ways to create and submit your A-Z project:

Google Slides

Google Photos

Google Doc

When complete, drop the shared link in the assignment submission area.

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Week of January 15 - 19

Chapter Four Exam Prep

Complete the Chapter Four handout and play the Kahoot! to prepare for the Chapter Four exam later this week.

We will review the answers and play Kahoot! together in class

You may use your notes or the exam

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Week of January 8 - 12

Chapter Four Notes

This chapter is all about camera lenses.  You will learn about:

  • Types of Lenses

  • Iris

  • Aperture

  • F-Stop

  • Depth of Field

Review the chapter notes below and write notes on each slide to prepare yourself for the upcoming chapter exam

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Week of December 18 - Jan. 5

Christmas Break

Its Christmas, enjoy your time and sleep!

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Week of December 11 - 15

Semester Exam

This exam is 100 questions and covers:

  • Chapter Three

  • Chapter Four

Use your notes and check your answers, you get ONE attempt

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Week of December 4 - 8

Semester Exam Prep

This week, we will:​

  • Chapter Three Notes

  • Chapter Three Kahoot

  • Chapter Four Notes

  • Chapter Four Kahoot

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Week of November 20 - 24

Thanksgiving Break

Enjoy some food, family, and fun!

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Week of November 13 - 17

Day in the Life video

Create a video montage that shows a day in the life of something or someone.  Most 'Day in the Life' projects on YouTube show the entire day, but we will start small and highlight sections of the day

Example: Day in the Life of a Trombone player

  • wake up early in the morning for band practice

  • shots from morning practice

  • 'selfie' video of you and instrument

  • crowd shots

We will spend some time learning how to edit video and presentations will be the week before Thanksgiving break

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Week of October 30 - Nov. 03

History of AV Production Essay

Write about how the evolution of technology has changed the way people communicate, businesses operate, and how information is spread around the world.

I also want to know how technology, or the lack thereof, has changed life for you and your family.

Must be no less than one page but may exceed two pages

**If using online or other resources, please cite your sources

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Week of October 23 - 27

Chapter Three Unit

This chapter unit has four grades

  • Notes

  • Handout

  • Kahoot

  • Exam

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Week of October 16 - 20

Chapter Three

This chapter is about the television camera.  You will learn about these and more:

  • Aspect Ratio

  • White Balance

  • Resolution

  • Gain

  • Moiré Effect

Take notes from the chapter slideshow found below

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Week of October 9 - 13

Field of View Activity

Using your phone, capture these ten images

ECU - Shot of shoelaces AND a shot of TV remote buttons

CU - Shot of a snack or food AND a shot of your backpack

MS - Shot of front door AND a shot of a hallway

LS - Shot of a tree AND a shot of a vehicle

ELS - Shot of the moon AND a shot of something far away

When complete, create and share your Google Slides to showcase your photos!

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Week of October 2 - 6

Adobe Challenge

Edit the template to create your own graphic showing all the unique ways you express your creativity

  • Replace the main image with a picture of yourself

  • Change the text and outer images to show off your creative pursuits

  • Change the colors and the design. Make it your own!

When you’re done, download and attach your poster and submit to Canvas

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Week of September 25 - 29

Copyright, FCC, Ethics, and Compliance

It is important to understand copyright laws and what happens when people and/or companies don't play by the rules

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Week of September 18 - 22

Creating a professional-style resume

Create a professional-style resume that highlights your soon-to-be professional life!  Use the links below to start building and/or fine tuning your existing resume.

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Week of September 11 - 15

Your Future Job

As we prepare for life after high school, it is important to start planning your potential career path!  

Create a Google Slides presentation with the following information

  • Type of job - brief summary of job

  • Possible positions to promote to - what is the end goal?

  • Average pay per hour or year

  • Position requirements

    • Education requirements

    • Certification requirements

    • Additional requirements

  • Additional Information - add any info that you want to share


  • Monday - Brainstorm and choose your career.   Begin research

  • Tuesday - Start building presentation

  • Wednesday - Search for local job opportunities

  • Thursday - Add job postings and complete presentation

  • Friday - Begin presentations

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Week of August 28 - Sept. 08

History of AV Production

Read through and take notes on the information found on the "Timeline" button below.

Using your notes, complete the Kahoot and attach a screenshot/photo of your score to the Canvas assignment

Once completed, use Visme, Canva, Prezi, or a different resource to create your own timeline showing the many technological advances and the people who pioneered this industry. 

**Presentations will follow.

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Week of August 21 - 25

Social/Behavior Contracts

Using the link found in the Canvas assignment, create your own rules for the classroom.

You may use as many bullet points as needed to provide choices, add at least one per group (four total per person)

**We will work as group to choose which submissions we like the best.


Teacher -> Student

Treat us with respect
Be lenient with deadlines
Believe in our vision


Week of August 21 - 25

About Me Presentation

Create a slideshow with the following slides

1. Intro - Name and Date

2. Background - Tell us about yourself

3. Friends - Who's your crew?!

4. Family - Your support

5. Hobbies - How you spend your spare time

6. Future Goals/Plans - Life after high school

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Week of August 21 - 25

Safety at Home

Upload a drawing of your basic blueprint design (of where you live) and show your fire escape route. This can be drawn on paper or using the "paint" app on your computer.

You will need to list the following five elements on your escape plan: type of room, doors, windows, path of escape, and meeting place. Bonus points if you include a map legend!

Submit your assignment in Canvas when completed.

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Week of August 15 - 19

Intro to Canvas

Watch the video below to get acquainted with Canvas.  Once you have watched the full video, write three things you've learned in the Discussions area on Canvas

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