Third issue / Ads

Please Do Now:

  1. Comment back three specific questions to Mr LA Fitness about how you can improve you sales pitch.

Today, students will:

  1. Learn from a small business owner how to more effectively pitch ad sales.
  2. Conduct additional reporting.

Tonight’s homework is:

  1. Target 3 additional businesses on spreadsheet
  2. Second drafts due Friday

Article Ideas

  1. Avatar- movie review
  2. Grease, School Play- Review
  3. Dificulty of Class Schedules
  4. Obama’s lowering opinion rating
  5. School Haiti Relief Effort
  6. A day in the life of A school Administer
  7. Student political knowlege
  8. FCAT and stress
  9. JSA bringing Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
  10. Baseball-Softball Team rivalry
  11.  Repetetive Tardy Announcements
  12. Student Perception of the school
  13. Physical State of the building
  14. Increase of haitian population in MDCPS
  15. Fundraising through Parking

Pivoting to the 3rd issue

Please Do Now:

  1. Brainstorm 5 article ideas: News, Features, Opinion, A & E, Sports
  2. Comment to this post

Today, students will:

  1. Practice revising news leads to feature leads to opinion leads
  2. Layout / proofreading update?
  3. Read Opinion articles and differentiate between columns and editorials
  4. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/opinion/26herbert.html?hp
  5. http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/26/opinion/26tues1.html?hp

Tonight’s homework is:

  1. Generate 3 opinion ideas ON YOUR BLOG!

Photojournalism

Mr Weiss > Aaron

Happy friday

Please Do Now:

  1. www.newsroom101.com
  2. Set 5, newsroom 44
  3. Post your score

Today, students will:

  1. Gather all photos, infographs, survey data, etc
  2. J2 final edits due at the end of the period
  3. J1 article consultations with Wendy
  4. Wendy: select feature for nect issue.  Edit with author and Josh.
  5. Business team: get invoice to Ms Jean and continue building database
  6. Madison: consult with section editors on length and photos, captions, headlines, etc
  7. Center spread squad

Tonight’s homework is:

  1. Wendy: written comments to each author
  2. Amanda, Josh, Madison, Section editors: FINALIZE EVERYTHING.  We need to lay out monday to publish this week.

Due Dates

Please Do Now:

  1. www.newsroom101.com
  2. set 5, newsroom 41
  3. report your answers as a comment to this post

Today, students will:

  1. Ad team works with Mr Schwartz
  2. J1 students conduct reporting
  3. J2 students final draft due today

Tonight’s homework is:

  1. Section editors final edits due to Josh by class Friday
  2. PHOTOS and INFO GRAPHS NOW!!!
  3. J1 first drafts due Friday
  4. Read as an example of a good feature: http://www.miaminewtimes.com/2009-12-10/news/at-florida-memorial-university-surviving-assaults-is-part-of-the-curriculum/1