Title of Unit: Commercial (wk 1 of 3) Grade Level: 6,7,8
Curriculum Area: Video Production/Art Film Duration: 3 wks
Magnet Grade Level Focus: Technology Innovations was covered in weeks 1-4
Grade Level Content Standards:
ART.D.II.6.2 Introduce and explore creating movement that
communicates a topic of personal significance.
ART.D.III. 6.4 Introduce manipulation of movement and the concepts
related to movement selection.
ART.D.III. 7.3 Manipulate costuming and lighting to contribute to the
6-8.CI.2. create an original project (e.g., presentation, web page, newsletter, information brochure) using a variety of media (e.g., animations, graphs, charts, audio, graphics, video) to present content information to an audience
6-8.CT.4. describe strategies for solving routine hardware and software problems
6-8.DC.5. create media-rich presentations on the appropriate and ethical use of digital tools and resources
6-8.TC.6. use accurate technology terminology
6-8.TC.8. discuss possible uses of technology to support personal pursuits and lifelong learning
Essential Question: What visual and auditory elements are used to convey meaning?
Assessment to be used-
Formative: Meeting with groups, checking on progress and providing support.
Summative: Film completion at the end of week 3. See rubric.
Homework: (see homework tab on home page)
Monday: Homework from Friday is to be handed in. This week all students are to have completed their Intentional 5 x 5’s and begin the Pre-Production paperwork for their final project, the Commercial. The Commercial will include: theme phrase, 3 product claims, custom logo, fce title/credits and will be approximately 1 minutes long. The filming will begin when the pre-production paperwork is approved by Ms. Findling.
Objective: Students will successfully plan their Commercial project using the Pre-Production paperwork packed (organizational web, storyboard, script and shot sheet). They will get the pre-production paperwork approved by Ms. Findling.
Tuesday: Plotting points (#12) adding numbers will be the numeracy lesson this week.
Objective: Students will be able to add positive and negative numbers successfully on a number line.
Monday – Thursday: Students will be wrapping up the Intentional 5 x 5 and exporting it to be graded. Students will be completing their Pre-Production paperwork for their Commercial project.
Objective: Students will sign out cameras, film 7-10 second long clips matching their storyboard, save the clips to their student file and import to fce. Students will fill out their pre-production paperwork and get it approved.
Friday: No school on Friday. Teachers will be improving their skills with Professional Development. Friday’s homework will go home with students on Thursday.