Print Journalism-Period 6 Assignments

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Makeup Assignment - State of Emergency Town Hall Review in Google Classroom

Makeup Assignment - State of Emergency Town Hall Review

This assignment is ONLY to be done if you did not write a review of the Pursuit of Happyness - Conversation with Chris Gardner.
**As journalists of Purple Prints, it is your responsibility to write about school events.** 
 Directions: In 2-3 standard paragraphs (5-7 sentences), write a review about the 

State of Emergency Town Hall with Tamika D. Mallory and Charlamagne.  Your review must Include a headline (title) and image with your review.  


When all else fails, just WRITE! The goal is to write about your experience watching the Town Hall and the issues addressed.

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Purple Prints Issue #4 in Google Classroom

Purple Prints Issue #4

It’s that time again; time  to produce more content for the Purple Prints Blog!  This time you have a couple options.  You can produce NEW content or submit work from another class that aligns with Purple Prints’ content.

Choice 1: Create content about any topic that interests you OR use the optional topic below.
(Optional Topic) May 25, 2021  marked the anniversary of George Floyd's death.  His death sparked a global awareness of racism in America, which has been a systemic issue for centuries.  You can also use this opportunity to discuss other groups who have been targeted for hate, such as the Asian community and Palestinian and Jewish communities. You can present your thoughts in the form of writing (2-3 paragraphs), a poem, a collage, video message, or artwork (drawing, painting).
Choice 2: Have an essay, artwork, or poem that you completed in another class?  Submit your work for Purple Prints!  Please note your work MUST align with the content for Purple Prints - remember to consider your audience!

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The Pursuit of Happyness & Chris Gardner Review in Google Classroom

The Pursuit of Happyness & Chris Gardner Review

**As journalists of Purple Prints, it is your responsibility to write about school events.** 
 Directions: In 2-3 standard paragraphs (5-7 sentences), write a review about the Pursuit of Happyness movie & Chris Gardner conversation.  Include a headline (title) and image with your review.  When all else fails, just WRITE! The goal is to write about your experience watching the movie and hearing from the real-life Chris Gardner.

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Purple Prints Marketing  in Google Classroom

Purple Prints Marketing

Create a flyer promoting Purple Prints, using the Elements of Print Advertisements resource.  Be creative and think about what will draw attention to someone reading the flyer.

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Your Choice Podcast in Google Classroom

Your Choice Podcast

Read the directions of 'Elements of a Podcast - Your Choice'

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Elements of Podcasts in Google Classroom

Elements of Podcasts

Read the directions to complete the chart.

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Living In a Pandemic - A Year of Reflection in Google Classroom

Living In a Pandemic - A Year of Reflection

View the words, images and videos from teens across the United States that show us how they dealt with life's challenges in the midst of a pandemic.

Reflect on your year in the midst of a pandemic and share your thoughts in an opinion article or visual artwork (drawing, graphic design, collage, video, etc.)

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Purple Prints Issue #3 in Google Classroom

Purple Prints Issue #3

Read the directions CAREFULLY for your choice of writing an article or creating artwork/media for Purple Prints.

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Black History Show Review in Google Classroom

Black History Show Review

Use the guided questions to write a review of today's Black History Show. Your review should be no more than 2 paragraphs (standard 5-7 sentences each paragraph).

When all else fails, just WRITE! The goal is to write about your experience watching the Black History Show.

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Flipgrid - The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman in Google Classroom

Flipgrid - The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman

Use Flipgrid to record yourself reciting the lines of the poem "The Hill We Climb." The poem is available on Google Classroom or in an attachment in Flipgrid

As this is a class assignment, record yourself with camera on and speak clearly.

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Print Advertisements Project in Google Classroom

Print Advertisements Project

Follow directions in the handout. Read the directions carefully!!

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Purple Prints Issue #2 in Google Classroom

Purple Prints Issue #2

Read the directions CAREFULLY for your choice of an article or content.

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Visualize! in Google Classroom

Visualize!

Use the handout as a guide to organize your goals in preparation of developing your vision board.

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Purple Prints Issue #2 Draft in Google Classroom

Purple Prints Issue #2 Draft

Read the directions CAREFULLY on how to develop your article (Article Packet)

Read the directions CAREFULLY on how to develop your content (Content Packet)

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NYTimes Scavenger Hunt in Google Classroom

NYTimes Scavenger Hunt

Visit the New York Times (NYT) homepage at NYTimes.com and answer the questions in the attached document. This is a competition and the order of submission and correct answers, will determine at least 3 winners.

The Prize: Amazon Gift Card
1st Place: $35
2nd Place: $20
3rd Place: $10

Learn something about the NYT and Have Fun! :)

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Brainstorm Story Idea in Google Classroom

Brainstorm Story Idea

Read and follow the directions outlined on the Google Slides.

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12/8/20 Asynchronous Assignment in Google Classroom

12/8/20 Asynchronous Assignment

Today you are working independently and submission of this assignment will count for today's attendance.

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Develop Research Plan in Google Classroom

Develop Research Plan

Read the directions and complete the assignment in the attached self-paced Nearpod.

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Conduct Research - 3 Sources in Google Classroom

Conduct Research - 3 Sources

Directions: Using the information from Effective Research Strategies, research your story idea. Below list at a minimum of 3 sources you found that supports your story idea. You must include the Title, Author, Date Retrieved (date you found the source), and link for your sources.

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Story Idea - Brainstorm  in Google Classroom

Story Idea - Brainstorm

Use the Google Slide to brainstorm your story idea, then provide a description of what your story is about. Be specific!

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The Planning Phase - Vape Article in Google Classroom

The Planning Phase - Vape Article

The Vape Article is an assignment we will work on over the period of 2-3 days. Read the directions carefully to complete all of the steps to submit a complete article.

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Edpuzzle - Crash Course Media Literacy in Google Classroom

Edpuzzle - Crash Course Media Literacy

Watch the video and answer the questions.

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Current Events Assignment 10-1 in Google Classroom

Current Events Assignment 10-1

Choose an article/video from an online newspaper. Read or view the content and write a 3 paragraph summary of what the article/video is about. Conduct research as necessary to find more information about the topic of your chosen article/video.

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The Media and YOU in Google Classroom

The Media and YOU

Go to Giphy.com to find gifs that describe how you feel or your thoughts about your identity in the media. For example, do you feel represented, 2020 election, the pandemic, social media, and social justice issues.

Find at least 5 gifs that you connect with and for each one, select "copy link." Copy the link called "GIF link."

Return to the Google Slides. Click on "Insert" ---> "Image" ---> "by URL." Add your gifs to the appropriate spaces on the three slides.

Create brief (2-3 sentences) explanations about why you chose each of your gifs.