Media & Lit Semester Calendar


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January 2005-June 2005

This calendar will continue to be updated throughout the semester.

2004

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Due Dates
are in Red

January/24

In lab: course web, quick overview, and web quest

1/25

Seating chart, syllabus, media survey

Assignment: bring magazines (that can be cut up).

Begin reading: Skills and Strategies

1/26

Finish reading: Skills and Strategies

Go over options for Individual Project, due March 28 (Monday after Srping Break)

1/27

Advertising's 15 basic appeals.

Activity: studying a magazine ad. Groups of two study two full page magazine ads.

1/28

Read: The Power of Images: Creating the Myths of our Time

 

  1/31

Begin Myth posters

February/1

Finish and present Myth posters

2/2

Quiz on first unit

 

2/3

Start Media and Children; Get unit study guide; read "Hey Kid, Buy This."

2/4

Finish "Hey Kid, Buy This." Get the toy techniques and determine groups for project.

  2/7

Read "Aiming at the youngest consumers" and answer questions.

2/8

Read "Children, Health and Advertising" and do summary activity in groups.

2/9

Meet with group to prepare for tomorrow.

Unit study guide is due today.

2/10

Present toy commercial activity.

2/11

Unit quiz today

  2/14

See Spot Run paper is due.

Start Media and Diversity unit

Read "The Stereotype Trap" with partner and answer questions.

2/15

Read "Gendered Media" and begin questions.

 

2/16

Work on "Gendered Media"

Get groups for field study and go over the projects. Meet with group to plan ahead.

2/17 2/18
  2/21 2/22

Finish and hand in "Gendered Media" questions.

Meet with study group.

 

2/23

Hard Sell, Soft Sell techniques: poster


 

2/24

Finish and present posters.

2/25

Article: Seventeen

Meet with group

 

  2/28

Work Day

March/1

Work Day

 

3/2

Work Day

 

3/3

WorkBound Field trip

3/4

 

  3/7

Diversity and Media Quiz

News & Bias

3/8 3/9

Begin Black Like Me; get books, reading schedule, and assignment handout.

Assignment:  Section 1 for 3/15.

 

3/10

Menagerie

Work Day

 

3/11

Present results of study to class

  3/14

Lyceum today

Present results of study to class

3/15

Discuss first part of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Sections 2 and 3 for 3/28.

3/16

News Bias

3/17

News Bias

 

3/18

News Bias

Spring Break

3/21 3/22 3/23 3/24 3/25
  3/28

Individual Project due today

Discuss sections 2 and 3 of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Section 4 for 3/31.

 

 

3/29 3/30 3/31

Discuss section 4  of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Section 5 for 4/4.

April/1

 

 

 

 

4/4

Discuss section 5 of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Section 6 for 4/7.

 

4/5

 

4/6

End of 3rd quarter

4/7

Discuss section 6 of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Section 7 for 4/11.

 

4/8

 

 

 

  4/11

Discuss section 7 of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Section 8 for 4/14.

 

4/12

Introduce: Ethnic Studies group project

Get into groups, pick ethnic group and topics.

4/13

In Library

 

4/14

Discuss section 8 of Black Like Me

Assignment:  Packet and personal response is due 4/19.

4/15

In Library

 

  4/18

In Library

 

4/19

Discuss section 9 of Black Like Me

Black Like Me handout is due

Books are turned in.

4/20

NEWSPA

In Library

4/21

Black Like Me test

4/22

In Library

  4/25

In Library

4/26

Lib? maybe

Present Ethnic Studies project

4/27

Present Ethnic Studies project

4/28

Asian American lit

Reading Journal

Read: Living in the global village by David Mura

4/29

Asian American lit

No Name Woman by Kingston

  May 2

Asian American lit

Arrival at Manzinar

5/3

Asian American lit

work day: finish Asian American lit

5/4

Native American lit

Fire Dragon & Sweat

5/5

Native American lit

American Horse

5/6

Native American lit

2 poems: Canyon de Chelly and What I Mean by Ortiz

Prom is this Saturday.

5/9

Native American lit

Read: Love, hunger, money by Alexie

5/10

Native American lit

Read: What it means to say Phoenix, AZ.

Menagerie

5/11

Smoke Signals

 

 

5/12

Smoke Signals

 

5/13

Finish Smoke Signals

work day

  5/16

Latino lit

How to Tame a Wild Tongue and Very Special Pet

 

5/17

Latino lit

Oranges and Father by Soto

 

5/18

Latino lit

Work Day

Journal due 5/20

5/19

Review semester project and begin work.

In 146 Lab

 

5/20

Journal due

Work day

In 146 Lab

  5/23

Work day

In 146 Lab

5/24

Work day

In 146 Lab

 

5/25

Work day

In 146 Lab

 

5/267

Work day

In 146 Lab

 

5/27

Work day

In 146 Lab

  5/30

No School
Memorial Day

5/31

Work day

In 146 Lab

June/1

Work day

In 146 Lab

6/2

Work day

In 146 Lab

6/3

Work day

In 146 Lab

6/6

Presentations begin

6/7

Presentations continue

6/8

Semester Exams

6/9

Semester Exams

6/10

Semester Exams


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