7th Grade TV Production/Research

Week of 3/15

Some groups still need to finish their second ENG stories.  Others have started brainstorming on their next project.  

We will take notes on chapters 6&8.  Students should be working on scripts for their upcoming projects.  Scripts should have clear instructions on what visuals will be seen with what is being said. 

Week of 3/8

Students are finishing up their second Electronic News Gathering Stories.  These will be airing on our morning announcements, if the students don't mind us using their story.

We are beginning to work on our next projects.  Students have been given the option between shooting a music video, a short movie or a how to video. 

We will see some examples of these types of projects created by other students to generate some ideas. 

Week of 3/1

Students are finishing up their second Electronic News Gathering Stories.  These will be airing on our morning announcements, if the students don't mind us using their story.

Week of 2/22

Our electronic news gathering stories are due this week.  Some are enjoying these so much, they have asked to do another story for extra credit.  Students who do a good job on these projects get to have their news stories featured on the school news! 

Week of 2/8

We are working on our electronic news gathering stories.  Most of us have shot our video and interviews and are now editing.

 Students interested in re-taking the chapter 5 test may do so on Wednesday 2/10.

Week of 2/1

Tuesday 2/2 - Review for chapter 5 test on Thursday

                   - Continue working on scheduling, writing reporter lead-in, reporter tag and questions to ask interview for the ENG stories we are working on. 

Thursday 2/4 - Test on chapter 5

                     - Continue working on ENG stories.

 

Week of 1/27

We will view some videos on editing tips.

 

Week of 1/11

 We are starting Chapter 5 on Electronic News Gathering (ENG).  We will be taking notes, reading from our book and working on activities to reinforce what we are reading and writing about.   

Week of 1/4

 Students should be working on editing their commercials. 

Week of 12/ 14

Most students shot their commercials last week.  This week, they should be working on editing their commercials.    

Week of 12/7

 We will be working on our commercials.  Students should finish shooting them this week and can then begin editing. 

We have a test on Project Planning this Friday, December 11. (Students took notes in class.  These notes are also available on this website.)

Week of 11/30

We will be writing our commercials this week.  Students must bring in the product they are doing a commercial for in to school on Thursday, so we can begin shooting the commercials. 

Week of 11/23

We are taking notes on Chapter 4 Project Planning.  Students need to come up with a product they will use in their commercials. 

Week of 11/16

Our Public Service Announcements are due on 11/16.  We will begin learning about planning a video project, script writing and storyboarding. 

Week of 11/9

We are finalizing our Public Service Announcements to submit to the Lee County Domestic Animal Services. 

Week of 11/2Students are editing the Public Service Announcements they are creating for the local animal shelter.  (Lee County Domestic Animal Services)