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Class Agenda #50- Script Writing Format

Opener- 

Review the Following Suggested Format-

General Screenplay Format

Mini-Lesson-

Walking through the format

 

Classwork- Work on Screen Play with your group.

 

Timeline-

SLC’s are May 29 & 30

You can upload a video to your E-Port or stream from Youtube or Vimeo.

Suggested timeline-

5/19- Organizer Done

5/20 & 5/21- Scripts done, and reviewed by whole group

5/22 & 5/23- Film using personal iPhone or device.

Weekend-5/26 – Review footage with your group, make sure you’re happy w/ finished product.

5/27 & 5/28- Watch as a class and Upload to E-Ports

 

 

If you Need a Refresher-

Watch this Animal Farm Refresher- 

CFU- How do you feel about this sort of “cliff notes.” Do they help? Are they funny? Are you learning anything new form them?

SLTs- 

  • I can develop creative products for the novel Animal Farm using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

Texts-

RAFTS- 

Animal Farm RAFTS

 Role- Part of an investigative film team looking to expose the truth about

Audience- Farms outside of Animal Farm

Format- A Piece of Investigative Journalism

Topic- You and your team have heard reports that there’s something corrupt going on at Animal Farm, and you’re looking to expose it.

Strong Verb- Expose

General Notes-

  • Your story should be a video/short film
  • Your story should include some sort of summary/over view, a problem and how it’s being dealt with, a resolution if there is one.
  • Your story should use accurate characters and situations from the novel –Animal Farm

Class Work- Begin to brainstorm your plan for this final assignment.

 

 Exit Ticket-

E-mail Boccheciamp@validusprep.org the members of your group, and a brief summary of what you discussed in class.

Class Agenda #49- Review Period

Opener- 

Timeline-

SLC’s are May 29 & 30

You can upload a video to your E-Port or stream from Youtube or Vimeo.

Suggested timeline-

5/19- Organizer Done

5/20 & 5/21- Scripts done, and reviewed by whole group

5/22 & 5/23- Film using personal iPhone or device.

Weekend-5/26 – Review footage with your group, make sure you’re happy w/ finished product.

5/27 & 5/28- Watch as a class and Upload to E-Ports

 

 

If you Need a Refresher-

Watch this Animal Farm Refresher- 

CFU- How do you feel about this sort of “cliff notes.” Do they help? Are they funny? Are you learning anything new form them?

SLTs- 

  • I can develop creative products for the novel Animal Farm using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

Texts-

RAFTS- 

Animal Farm RAFTS

 Role- Part of an investigative film team looking to expose the truth about

Audience- Farms outside of Animal Farm

Format- A Piece of Investigative Journalism

Topic- You and your team have heard reports that there’s something corrupt going on at Animal Farm, and you’re looking to expose it.

Strong Verb- Expose

General Notes-

  • Your story should be a video/short film
  • Your story should include some sort of summary/over view, a problem and how it’s being dealt with, a resolution if there is one.
  • Your story should use accurate characters and situations from the novel –Animal Farm

Class Work- Begin to brainstorm your plan for this final assignment.

 

 Exit Ticket-

E-mail Boccheciamp@validusprep.org the members of your group, and a brief summary of what you discussed in class.

Class Agenda #48- Quiz, Then Group Time

Opener- 

Quiz-

  • Choose 1 of the following Prompts. 
  • Write your Thesis Statement stating your stance on the issue.
  • Write a Rebuttal Paragraph/Counter Claim to your thesis. What’s the opposing POV?
  • Draft in your notebook. Paste JUST the final Counter Claim, in the comments section below.

 

Prompt A- Because of the racist remarks he made off the record, Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donal Sterling should be forced to sell his team.

Prompt B- On Tuesday night, Newark NJ elected Ras Baraka as Mayor. Basing your answer on candidates Baraka and Jefferies stances on crime, did Newark make the right choice?

Prompt C- On Monday a tape showing Solange Knowles attacking her brother-in-law, Jay Z, in an elevator as her sister, Beyonce, watched. Because of the tape, the whole world could see what should have been a private family matter. Do you think celebrities of Jay Z and Beyonce’s magnitude should have the right to privacy, especially in these family situations.

 

Articles for Prompt A-

Articles for Prompt B-

Article for Prompt C-

 

 

When finished- 

Regents prep to those in need- http://nysenglishregentsprep.weebly.com/critical-lens-essay-outline.html

OR-  http://www.nysedregents.org/comprehensiveenglish/

 

In your groups, Continue to work on your Animal Farm Template

Work Time- Group time

 

From the WEEK- 

 

Mini-Lesson-

Taking a look at a rebuttal paragraph or counter claim.

Steps to writing a strong rebuttal paragraph:

  • Think of an opposing argument to yours.
  • Think of the strongest points that can be made against your argument
  • Find evidence that can weaken an opposing argument

Rebuttal Outline-

  • Topic Sentence (introduce the counter claim)
    • Starters- my opponents might say, some may say, a possible counter to my argument is…
  • Give Rebuttal
    • Starter- however
  • Give Evidence
  • Explain how evidence weakens claim
  • Closing Sentence

Watch- Rebuttal Video on Youtube

 

Practice- Write your Counter Claim for the mayoral candidate.

 

Group Time/Regents Time-

 

If you Need a Refresher-

Watch this Animal Farm Refresher- 

CFU- How do you feel about this sort of “cliff notes.” Do they help? Are they funny? Are you learning anything new form them?

SLTs- 

  • I can develop creative products for the novel Animal Farm using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.

Texts-

RAFTS- 

Animal Farm RAFTS

 Role- Part of an investigative film team looking to expose the truth about

Audience- Farms outside of Animal Farm

Format- A Piece of Investigative Journalism

Topic- You and your team have heard reports that there’s something corrupt going on at Animal Farm, and you’re looking to expose it.

Strong Verb- Expose

General Notes-

  • Your story should be a video/short film
  • Your story should include some sort of summary/over view, a problem and how it’s being dealt with, a resolution if there is one.
  • Your story should use accurate characters and situations from the novel –Animal Farm

Class Work- Begin to brainstorm your plan for this final assignment.

 

 Exit Ticket-

E-mail Boccheciamp@validusprep.org the members of your group, and a brief summary of what you discussed in class.