Film Schedule - Spring

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Spring Class Schedule

Weekly Activities Schedule

Week 17 (May 25-29)

UPDATED MAY 24 - 6:30 PM

YOUDO

  • Be Safe
  • Class Remind.com Texting Group: Class Codes: @chsibfilm
    • Le Duc sends daily leadership and career opportunities
  • You need to create two things this week...
    1. IF YOU DIDN'T DO THIS LAST WEEK  ---> Email Mr. Le Duc what you plan to do by the end of the first week of June for your leadership assignment (options are located at the bottom of this week's schedule)
    2. Continue Story of Film Project
      • At least the first thirteen blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, May 29th
      • Pace yourself
  • There is an optional Zoom Advisory Meeting at Thursday 6PM
    • This could be a way to get leadership points!
    • We will be seeking student feedback about the good and bad of distance learning
    • Meeting info:

Great Opportunities for Leadership Points - Pick One and Complete by 2nd Week of June! (At least 1 of these is Required)

  • Join the Current Game Design of Film Showcase
    • Everything can be found at the main AMES Itch.io page : https://amesshowcase.itch.io
    • There's not as much description on the game prompt because it's simultaneously specific and deliberately non-specific.
    • Prompt for the 2020 Showcase is:
      • Game: Signature Mechanic Must Include Bones
      • Animation or Film: Bones
    • Project is due first week of June
  • Talk to a Professional at careerconnectathome.org and make summary of the event and personal reflective blog post
    • Learn about real jobs and careers from employers across Washington.
    • Join industry leaders for a series of on-line discussions — with live Q & A
    • Every school day in May
    • Live on-line at 3:30PM
  • Participate in Women in Media Webinars: Friday's at 11:00 am
  • ---> NEW: Learn from our community of Sundance Advisors <---
  • Collaborate with other students in Trello on a collaborative project
  • Present your distance learning work in Session 8 Review at end of May (Zoom meeting to be scheduled with Advisory Members)
  • Make a Screencast Tutorial for a complex process you have learned (pre-approved by Mr. Le Duc, related to class content, published as unlisted on YouTube)

Required Assignments For The Rest of the Year

  • The Story of Film blog posts
    • Episodes 15 and 15 - due May 29 (4 Points)
  • Resume (shared with Mr. Le Duc in Google Docs) by June 4 (4 Points)
    • Mr. Le Duc will have the instructions for this by the end of May
  • Recommendation for another student completed in Linkedin (juniors and seniors) (blog post for freshman and sophomores) by June 5 (4 Points)
    • Mr. Le Duc will have the instructions for this by end of May
  • Leadership assignment completed and reflective blog post published by June 12 (4 Points)
    • The five options are listed below

Daily Messages / Reminders (Optional)


Distance Learning Resources

  • Edublogs.org (online, free, students already have accounts for creating blogs)
  • Soundtrap.com (online, class account for CHS School of Rock students to make music)
  • Hooktheory.com/theorytab/ (online, free, no account necessary for music analysis and experimentation)
  • OnlineSequencer.net (online, free, no account necessary for making music)
  • Trello.com (online, free, students already have accounts for class for managing student collaborative projects)
  • Flickr.com (online, free, students already have accounts for publishing and accessing Creative Commons images for class work)
  • YouTube.com (online, free, students already have accounts with their OSD Google accounts)
  • Soundcloud.com (online, free, students already have accounts for uploading class projects)
  • Linkedin.com (juniors and seniors already have accounts for establishing a professional presence and writing recommendations for peers)
  • Itch.io (online, free, students can create accounts if they want to compete on the state game or film competition)
  • Dundoc.com (online, free, game design students have accounts for creating game design documents)
  • Celtx.com (online, free, film students have accounts for creating screenplays)
  • Adobe Suite (free for OSD students - Windows and Mac computers only)
    • Download and Install Adobe Creative Cloud Apps for Students & Teachers in campuses impacted by COVID-19

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Week 16 (May 18-22)

YOUDO

  • Be Safe
  • Class Remind.com Texting Group: Class Codes: @chsibfilm
    • Le Duc sends daily leadership and career opportunities
  • You need to create two things this week...
    1. IF YOU DIDN'T DO THIS LAST WEEKS  ---> Email Mr. Le Duc what you plan to do by the end of the first week of June for your leadership assignment (options are located at the bottom of this week's schedule)
    2. Continue Story of Film Project
      • At least the first thirteen blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, May 22th
      • Pace yourself

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Week 15 (May 11-15)

YOUDO

  • Be Safe
  • You need to create two things this week...
    1. IF YOU DIDN'T DO THIS LAST WEEK  ---> Email Mr. Le Duc what you plan to do by the end of the first week of June for your leadership assignment (options are located at the bottom of this week's schedule)
    2. Continue Story of Film Project
      • At least the first eleven blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, May 15th
      • Pace yourself

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Week 14 (May 4-8)

YOUDO

  • Be Safe
  • You need to create two things this week...
    1. Email Mr. Le Duc what you plan to do by end of first week of June for your leadership assignment (options are located at the bottom of this week's schedule)
    2. Continue Story of Film Project
      • At least the first nine blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, May 8th
      • Pace yourself

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Week 13 (April 27 - May 1)

YOUDO

  • Be Safe
  • Continue Story of Film Project
    • At least the first seven blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, May 1st
    • Pace yourself
      • Recommendation: watch one every other day

  • Optional Zoom Question and Answer Meeting 10AM Wednesday April 29th
    • Question and answer session about class, assignments, college, etc.
    • Join the Zoom Meeting https://osd111.zoom.us/j/4298013205
      • Meeting ID: 429 801 3205
      • Look for a message in the "Waiting Room" before you are allowed in
      • Only use your Olymia School District Zoom account (with your OSD email address)

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Week 12 (April 20-24)

  • Be Safe
  • YOUDO
    • Continue Story of Film Project
      • At least the first five blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, April 24th
      • Pace yourself
        • Recommendation: watch one every other day

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Week 7-8-9-10 (March 23-27, March 6 - April 3, April 13-17)

  • Continue to Watch and Take Notes for The Story of Film Video Series / IB CF and FP Due April 15th
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS - TESTING THIS YEAR
      • DUE DATE: Please share the latest versions of your IB work for feedback, IB CF and FP assessments are due April 15th (shared with MR. Le Duc)
    • IDO
      • Share the 15 episodes (15 hours) of the Story of Film Project Details
      • REMIND that there is MATURE CONTENT in some of the episodes and you should potentially limit audience to yourself and your parents / guardians
    • BEGINNING STUDENTS and ADVANCED STUDENTS NOT TESTING THIS YEAR
      • YOUDO
        • RESEARCH
          • At least the first three blog posts with notes will be due by Friday, April 17th
          • Review the project steps: Story of Film Project Steps
          • Create a blog post for each video (15 blog posts)
          • Pace yourself
            • Recommendation: watch one a day
          • Mr. Le Duc made the vidoes available Monday, March 16th

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Week 6 (March 9-13)

  • Mon-Fri: Complete Pre-production in Role Teams by end of class Wed. March 11th for your Film Production Blog Post
    • IDO
      • Share The Financial Education Public-Private Partnership, Financial Empowerment Network, and Jump$tart Washington Coalition invite you to submit a high school (filmmakers) produced short film on financial inclusion that focuses on how a bank account complements the financial decision-making process.
        • The Jump$tart Washington Coalition will award prizes to those student filmmaker (high school and college) teams whom the Bank On Film Fest judges deem as the most impactful.
        • Teachers please RSVP your intent to participate by March 19, 2020
          • Judge's Award – 1st Place Team, Cash Award Value $1,500
          • Judge's Award – 2nd Place Team Cash Award Value $1,000 
          • Judge’s Award – 3rd Place Team Cash Award Value $500
        • Bank On Film Fest Instructions
      • Share Every Frame a Painting episodes
      • Share How the Coen Brothers Shoot Insert Shots (Insert Shot Examples from The Big Lebowski)
      • Remind that each person will pitch their own contributions to the film scene, as if you were pitching it to professionals
        • We will watch the scene five times, once for each person to clearly share what they contributed
        • This scene should be a showcase of your best work so far this year
      • Share scene analysis: Juno and Harry Potter
        • Share Looking at Movies excerpts
      • Remind about Session Skills Information Page details
      • Remind students about SCRUM process (slideshow)
      • Comfirm Successful Team Set Up
        • Verify completion of the SCRUM set up for each team
        • Verify session 6 intention for each student
    • WEDO
      • Form teams and pick roles
      • Sit in PRODUCTION TEAMS (for 10 minutes)
        • Fill in the Teamwork Planning & Strategies Form (TEAM GOALS) (Film, Game, Rock)
          • Reminder: The individual SMART Goal will be written in the ROLE TEAMS
      • ROLE TEAMS: Complete Pre-production for Session Roles
        • Sit with Role Team
        • Copy and paste Blog Post Headings from Mr. Le Duc's Sample into your new blog post titled, Session 6 Production Project
        • Review Session Skills requirements, especially for the lastest session
        • Divide the blog post into smaller tasks and decide who will research and help build the following ...
          • Timeline for the skills development to happen over the next couple weeks (this is the special skill you need to develop for the latest session)
            • Each of you copy and paste this
          • Training (What tutorial(s) can you follow to learn the new skill?) Research, find resource, embed in your blog and share with your Role Team
            • Each individual will take their own notes that link into the specific moments in the video
          • Leader in Field (Who is really good at the lastest session skill?) Research and embed a short video of a project they created (Primary Source) and embed an interview video with them that includes how they do what they do (Secondary Source)
            • Each individual takes their own notes on the interview video (small paragraph)
        • As a ROLE TEAM, write the SMART GOAL using the SMART GOAL WORKSHEET
          • SMART Goal evidence is due March 18th
          • Everyone copy and paste this into your own blog post
        • Fill in the Session # Production Feedback Form up to but not completing the Proposed Budget portion
        • Have a peer edit your blog post
        • Hand your feedback form to Mr. Le Duc before the end of class Wednesday
        • Then move into your production team
          • If your team is not ready, work on / research your specific ROLE skill until they are ready
      • PRODUCTION TEAM ROLES:
        • Write down all the tasks you think you will need to accomplish the team goals, include the ROLE TEAM skills in this list
        • Create a SCRUM BOARD with Trello.com (Le Duc overview
          • Explore overview from Trello
          • Name your Trello Board "Team # - Your First Names"
          • Share it with Mr. Le Duc, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
        • Refine and estimate BACK LOG with Fibonacci numbers - poker style!
          1. Get cards from Mr. Le Duc
          2. Each team member chooses a card for each task (don't show your cards before you lay it face down on the desk)
          3. If all the cards are with the range of three cards ( for example: 3, 5, 8) from each other, average the numbers and add the number to the task
          4. If the cards are outside the range of three cards discuss why you picked your card and the complaxity associated with your choice
          5. Revote
          6. Add numbers to each task (Card) in Trello (at the top of the Trello Card, example: 13 - TITLE AT TOP OF CARD)
        • Start BURNDOWN CHART - you only have 14 days for this session (MLK no school day)
    • YOUDO
      • After you complete the Pre-production section of your blog post, work with your team on the SCRUM BOARD and work on tasks for your project

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Week 5 (March 2-6)

  • Mon-Fri: Watch and Take Notes for the Movie Up in the Air

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Week 4 (Feb.24-28)

  • Fri: Start Planning for Session 6
    • SKILLSUSA LEADERSHIP MEMBERS
      • Meeting minutes from previous all-school SkillsUSA meeting
      • Remind about Saturday's Feb. 29th Saturday School
    • IDO
      • Share book club members and establish meeting time(s)
      • Share next session details from the Session Information Page
      • Share emphasis for next session and training material
      • Answer questions for clarity
      • Hand out the new Team Forms
        • Discuss the issues form last session
          • SMART goals not being SMART
          • Inefficient pre-production phase of project development
      • Share the Washington College Grant
    • WEDO
      • Fill in the Team Forms
    • YOUDO
  • Wed: Finish Session 5 Film Production Blog Post
    • YOU DO
      • Finish your blog post
      • Mr. Le Duc will pass out student session packets tomorrow for you to get quotes from both peer and advisory review sessions
      • Review the Production Feedback Form half sheet for direction on blog post content
  • Tues: Present Session Work to Advisory Members
    • SKILLSUSA LEADERSHIP MEMBERS
      • Make sure each team has their session feedback packets (the ones with their pictures on them)
      • Prep the classroom
        • Back row set up with position and name paper tents
        • Presentation computer is ready with most current versions of media work for each team on the desktop
          • Le Duc class folder with email (with links for the team presentations) is on screen and ready
        • Microphone is charged and ready
        • Sound level is at 50 on the sound system (big round knob) and Mr. Le Duc has the remote control
      • Remind teams that we will start with team 1 and team two will be giving feedback from the back row
    • IDO
      • Have refreshments prepared for advisory members (coffee (creamer and sugar), seltzer water, and light snack)
      • Prep front computer for student peer review
      • Be time keeper
        • 60 - 240 seconds for team media sharing
        • 90 seconds for team presentation
    • WEDO
      • Be present and listen to all feedback, as it is a great way to learn and is a professional expectation
    • YOUDO
      • Shake hand of an advisory member, thank them for being here, and give them your session packet, clealy state your intention for this session and what you would like them to focus on for feedback
      • Present with your team
      • Receive and record at least one piece of feedback to base future improvements
  • Mon: Present Session Work for Peer Review
    • SKILLSUSA LEADERSHIP MEMBERS
      • Make sure each team has their session feedback packets (the ones with their pictures on them)
      • Prep the classroom
        • Presentation computer is ready with most current versions of media work for each team on the desktop
          • Le Duc class folder with email (with links for the team presentations) is on screen and ready
        • Microphone is charged and ready
        • Sound level is at 50 on the sound system (big round knob) and Mr. Le Duc has the remote control
      • Remind teams that we will start with team one and team two will be giving feedback from the back row
    • IDO
      • Prep front computer for student peer review
      • Be time keeper
        • 60 - 240 seconds for team media sharing (Film, Game, or Song)
        • 90 seconds for team presentation
    • WEDO
      • Give constructive feedback to peers about the FIVE SPECIFIC TASKS for their role
        • Review your Team Presentation Practice and Preparation Schedule and Feedback Form (Film, Game, Rock Positions)
      • Be present and listen to all feedback, as it is a great way to learn and is a professional expectation
    • YOUDO
      • Shake hand of a peer at the back table who was in the same role as you, thank them for being here, and give them your session packet, clealy state your intention for this session and what you would like them to focus on for feedback
        • Review your LEARNING INTENTION was written on the Teamwork Planning & Strategies Form (Film, Game, Rock)
      • Present with your team
      • Receive and record at least one piece of feedback to base future improvements

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Week 3 (Feb.19-21)

  • Wed-Fri: Complete Session 5 Presentation (individual evidence) by Feb. 19 and Project (team evidence) by Jan. 21th for your Film Production
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: CS: Final due Feb. 34th at 11:59PM!
    • LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
      • SkillsUSA Club Picture During Coug Time B, Friday Feb 21st in Room F1
      • March Media Madness March 6th 7-9PM in the CHS Theater
      • Breakfast Club this Friday 7AM in Room F1 - waffles and career discussion with professional women
      • Book review dates to be announced soon
      • Sunday School Feb. 23rd 10AM-Noon
    • SCHOLARSHIPS / OPPORTUNITIES
    • IDO
      • Share Brandon Niederauer from Broadway's 'School of Rock' musical
      • Remind about Session Information Page details
      • Remind to work on presentation and that your team will have up to 90 seconds to present
      • Remind about the FIVE SPECIFIC TASKS for each person on the Team Presentation Practice and Preparation Schedule and Feedback Form (Film, Game, Rock)
      • Remind about LEARNING INTENTION / SMART GOAL that was written on the Teamwork Planning & Strategies Form (Film, Game, Rock)
      • Remind about evidence due Friday
        • Films need to be shared with Mr. Le Duc in the class folder
          • Label the films TEAM # and all your first names
          • Place them in the Session 5 class folder
        • Google Slides need to be shared with, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu, by Wednesday
          • Label the presentations TEAM # and all your first names
    • WEDO
      • Update the SCRUM BOARD in Trello.com
      • Update BURNDOWN CHART
      • Share the presentation with Mr. Le Duc by Feb. 19th
        • Name presentation "Team # - Your First Names"
    • YOUDO
      • Please fill in Caden's Survey (CHS student doing anonymous survey)
      • Work on tasks for your project
      • Complete your part of the presentation and practice presenting all evidence within 90 seconds
      • Make sure to have evidence of the FIVE SPECIFIC TASKS
      • Prepare and rehearse your presentation with Mr. Le Duc Thursday or Friday on the front computer
      • Make sure to be clear with your LEARNING INTENTION / SMART GOAL for this session and

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Week 2 (Feb. 10-14)

  • Mon-Fri: Complete Session 5 presentation (individual evidence) by Feb. 19th and project (team evidence) by Jan. 21th for your Film Production
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: CS: Final due Feb. 24 at 11:59PM!
    • LEADERSHIP
      • CHS Football film editing opportunity
    • IDO
      • Share Oscar Info
      • Remind that mid-winter break is next week - there are only 3 days next week
      • Remind about Session Information Page details
      • Remind to work on presentation and that your team will have up to 90 seconds to present
      • Remind about the FIVE SPECIFIC TASKS for each person on the Team Presentation Practice and Preparation Schedule and Feedback Form (Film, Game, Rock)
      • Remind about LEARNING INTENTION that was written on the Teamwork Planning & Strategies Form (Film, Game, Rock)
      • Remind about evidence due Wednesday Feb. 19th
        • Films need to be shared with Mr. Le Duc in the class folder
          • Label the films TEAM # and all your first names
          • Place them in the Session 5 class folder by Thursday Feb. 20th and again by Friday Feb. 21st
        • Google Slides need to be shared with, sleduc@osd.wednet.edu, by Wednesday Feb. 19th
          • Label the presentations TEAM # and all your first names and team number
    • WEDO
      • Update the SCRUM BOARD in Trello.com and share with sleduc@osd.wednet.edu
      • Update BURNDOWN CHART
      • Share the credits menu or presentation with Mr. Le Duc by Feb. 19th
        • Name presentation "Team # - Your First Names"
    • YOUDO
      • Work on tasks for your project
      • Complete your part of the presentation and practice presenting all evidence within 90 seconds
      • Make sure to have evidence of the FIVE SPECIFIC TASKS
      • Make sure to be clear with your LEARNING INTENTION for this session

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Week 1 (Feb. 3-7)

  • Mon-Fri: Complete Pre-production by end of class Friday Feb. 7th for your Film Production Project
    • ADVANCED STUDENTS
      • DUE DATE: CS: Final due Feb. 24 at 11:59PM!
    • IDO
      • Share feedback from session 4 students and advisory comments and observations
      • Below are the improvements for session 5
        • Introduce new syllabus: Film, Game, Rock
          • No late work will be accepted the last two weeks of the semester
        • Introduce new grade book
          • Pre-production:
            • On time point: 1 (cannot earn after due date)
            • Skills development: 4 points (can modify after due date if full score is not earned before due date)
          • Production:
            • On time point: 1 (cannot earn after due date)
            • Skills development: 4 points (can modify after due date if full score is not earned before due date)
          • Post-production:
            • On time point: 1 (cannot earn after due date)
            • Skills development: 4 points (can modify after due date if full score is not earned before due date)
          • Leadership:
            • Progress will be assessed at end of
              • March: 4 points
              • April: 4 points
              • May: 4 points
        • Hand out Session 5 Blog Post Feedback Forms
        • Demonstrate how to copy and paste headings from Blog Post Headings from Mr. Le Duc's Sample
        • Demonstrate new workflow process
          • Complete pre-production by end of class Friday, Feb. 7th before the end of class
      • Remind about Session Skills Information Page details
      • Remind students about SCRUM process (slideshow)
      • Comfirm Successful Team Set Up
        • Verify completion of the SCRUM set up for each team
        • Verify session 4 intention for each student
    • WEDO
      • Form teams
      • Pick roles
      • Create a SCRUM BOARD with Trello.com (Le Duc overview
      • Refine and estimate BACK LOG with Fibonacci numbers - poker style!
        1. Get cards from Mr. Le Duc
        2. Each team member chooses a card for each task (don't show your cards before you lay it face down on the desk)
        3. If all the cards are with the range of three cards ( for example: 3, 5, 8) from each other, average the numbers and add the number to the task
        4. If the cards are outside the range of three cards discuss why you picked your card and the complaxity associated with your choice
        5. Revote
        6. Add numbers to each task (Card) in Trello (at the top of the Trello Card, example: 13 - TITLE AT TOP OF CARD)
      • Start BURNDOWN CHART - you only have 14 days for this session (MLK no school day)
    • YOUDO
      • Create headings for Session 5 blog post
      • After you complete the Pre-production section of your blog post, work with your team on the SCRUM BOARD and work on tasks for your project

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