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Desktop –Publishing Literary Anthology Fab 5.0 Donna Dealy Tony Leger Terri-Lynn Smith Shaune Coughlin Ruth Murray
Phase One How will using a desktop-publisher for the literary anthology offer relative advantage to the way the teacher had done it before?
Relative Advantage Saves time Saves money Publishing motivates students Each student has at least one piece included Students engaged in all parts of writing process More opportunity to model good writing Students empowered Ownership of anthology
Phase Two Mr. Mortenson created a rubric to assess their short stories which evaluated short story structure, required revisions, and creativity. How would you structure the section on creativity?
Rubric for Short Stories Examples of rubrics SHORT STORY GRADING RUBRIC.docx Short Story Rubric1.docx
Creativity The story contains many creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has really used his imagination. The story contains a few creative details and/or descriptions that contribute to the reader's enjoyment. The author has used his imagination. The story contains a few creative details and/or descriptions, but they distract from the story. The author has tried to use his imagination. There is little evidence of creativity in the story. The author does not seem to have used much imagination. Evaluation of Creativity
Creativity The story contains many creative elements. You have developed a way to make the story 15 come alive. The piece is entertaining, thought-provoking, and imaginative.
Phase Three How might Mr. Mortenson involve the art classes in the preparation of the anthology? What software tools might they use that would work well with the desktop- publishing software tools?
Graphic Software Mr. Mortenson could ask the Art classes to design a cover and graphics for the stories. Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator will work Pagemaker $$$$$$ Microsoft Publisher and Paint could be back up software if Adobe products are not available.
Title Page for Literary Anthology Pg. 165 Mr. Mortenson’s title page My version using Publisher C:\Users\dealydol\Desktop\Title page.pub
Phase Four Where might Mr. Mortenson and the computer applications teacher find tutorials for the desktop- publishing software?
Tutorial The use of commands and functions can easily be found on youtube. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G823dYg6Bt4&featu re=PlayList&p=02335B82C48E2827&playnext_from=PL &playnext=1&index=1
More Tutorials Help can also be found on the Microsoft Education Webpage. http://www.microsoft.com/education/howto.mspx
Opening a File Must be opened in the same software that it was created in, or saved as a file that the software will recognize. Here are a few examples of what happens when the software and the document don’t match up.
Phase Five If the principal said no funds were available to purchase desktop-publishing software, how might the teacher raise the money they need?
Money Publish a school newspaper Film festival Community partnership Poetry and Art during coffee houses
NETS What NETS for Student skills would students learn by working on the Anthology project?
NETS-S TABLE Creativity And Innovation Communication and Collaboration Research and Info. Fluency Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision making Digital Citizenship Technology Operations and Concepts Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products or processes Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology Understand and use technology systems. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats Process data and report results Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity Select and use applications effectively and productively