Spring EC 2012 Journalism Assignment schedule

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					        Assignment Schedule for Journalism
                                                                       Dates in this
                List of Assignments & Special Dates                  column provided
                       Class begins January 3, 2012                    as guides in
                         Class ends May 10, 2012                    completing work
                                                                           by the
                How to read the Assignment Schedule:                 Weekly Due Date.
      1. Weeks begin on Monday and end the following Monday;
         therefore, one week will end on the same day the next week Work is divided
         begins.                                                          into daily
      2. Assignments are set up as Day 1, Day 2, etc. and do not        assignments;
         reflect holidays except for Thanksgiving and Winter Break.   however, students
      3. If a “Day” assignment falls on a holiday you are expected to   are allowed to
         complete that work on the day following the holiday.            work ahead.

Week 1: Last Day to submit Week 1 Assignments                            January 9
Introduction: All About Me DB                                       1/3/2012-1/16/2012
Post in this Discussion Board until August 15
1.1.4.3 Online Learning Blog                                             1/4/2012
1.2.3 Verify E-mail Address                                              1/4/2012
1.2.4 Pronto Registration                                                1/4/2012
1.2.7 Getting Started Wiki                                               1/5/2012
1.3.3 Sending and Receiving Messages                                     1/6/2012
1.3.4 Your Support Team                                                  1/9/2012
1.4.3 E-Card assignment                                                  1/10/2012
1.4.5 Academic Integrity Quiz                                            1/11/2012
Week 1 Checklist                                                         1/16/2012
Week 2: Last day to submit Week 2 Assignments                           January 16
2.1.2 General Information Quiz                                           8/15/2011
2.2.2 Journalism Scavenger Hunt Worksheet-Due 8/17                       8/16/2011
2.3.1 Continue working on the 2.2.2 Scavenger Hunt                       8/17/2011
2.4.2 About Your Birth Date and Year                                     8/18/2011
2.5.1 Journalism in Your Life                                            8/19/2011
Week 2 Checklist                                                          8/22/2011
Week 3: Last day to submit Week 3 Assignments,                           January 23
Week 3: Day 1: Commonly Confused Words quiz                    8/22/2011
3.2.3 Clear and Simple Writing Activity                        8/23/2011
3.3.1.2 What’s Required in Writing an Article?                 8/24/2011
3.4.1.2 Identifying Paragraphs                                 8/25/2011
3.5.3 Writing a Narrative                                      8/26/2011

Week 3 Checklist                                               8/29/2011
Week 4: Last day to submit Week 4 Assignments                 January 30
4.1.1 Leads Assignment-news story leads-Due 8/30               8/29/2011
4.2.1 Continue working on the 4.1.1 Leads Assignment           8/30/2011
4.3.1 Inverted Pyramid Assignment-Due 9/1                      8/31/2011
4.4.1 Continue working on the 4.1.1 Leads Assignment           9/1/2011
4.5.1 How to Write a News Story Quiz                           9/2/2011
Week 4 Checklist                                               9/5/2011
Week 5: Last day to submit Week 5 Assignments,                February 6
5.1.2 Post in the What’s in a Story wiki-Due September 9       9/5/2012
      Submit your posts in a Word document
5.2.1 Continue working on the 5.1.2 What’s in a Story Wiki     9/6/2012

5.3.2.5 Write a Feature Story-Due 9/8                          9/7/2012

5.4.1 Continue working on the 5.3.2.5 Write a Feature Story    9/8/2012

5.5.1 Complete the 5.1.2 What’s in a Story Wiki                9/9/2012

Week 5 Checklist                                               9/12/2012

Week 6: Last day to submit Week 6 Assignments                 February 13
6.1.1 Reporting on Crime-DB 2/6-2/13                           2/6/2012

6.2.1 Continue working on your 6.1.1 Reporting on Crime-DB     9/13/2012

6.3.1 Writing a News Story followup                            9/14/2012

6.4.1 Continue working on your 6.3.1 Writing a News Story      9/15/2012
followup
6.5.1 Twenty-five Percent Project worksheet                    9/16/2011

Week 6 Checklist                                               9/19/2011

Week 7: Last Day to Submit Week 7 Assignments                 February 20
7.1.2 Quiz: Sentence or Not?                                          9/19/2011

7.2.2 Analyzing a News Story-Due 9/21                                 9/20/2011

7.3.1 Continue working on the 7.2.2 Analyzing a News Story            9/21/2011

7.4.2 Analyzing a Feature Story-Due 9/23                              9/22/2011

7.5.1 Continue working on the 7.4.2 Analyzing a Feature Story         9/23/2011

Week 7 Checklist                                                      9/26/2011

Week 8: Last Day to Submit Week 8 Assignments                        February 27
8.1.2 Pre-Writing Organize Editorial                                  9/26/2011

8.2.1 Write an Editorial-Due 9/28                                     9/27/2011

8.3.1 Continue working on the 8.2.1 Write Your Editorial              9/28/2011

8.4.1_How_to_Write_a_Sports_Story Assignment                          9/29/2011

8.5.1 Writing a Column assignment                                     9/30/2011

Week 8 Checklist                                                      10/3/2011

Week 9: Last Day to Submit Week 9 Assignments                         March 2
9.1.1 Quotation Quiz                                                 10/03/2011

9.2.1 Interview Writing Assignment-Due 10/07                         10/04/2011

9.3.1 Continue working on the 9.2.1 Interview Writing Assignment     10/05/2011

9.4.4 Write an Anecdote-Due 10/07                                    10/06/2011

9.5.1 Continue working on the 9.4.4 Write an Anecdote                10/07/2011

Week 9 Checklist                                                     10/10/2011

              First Project Due: Friday, March 2, 2012                3/2/2012
  First Projects will not be accepted after Friday, March 16, 2012
      All work for First Quarter (Weeks 1-9) due on Monday,           3/6/2012
      March 5, 2012 to be included in the First Quarter grade.
       Assignments for Weeks 1-9 will not be accepted after
                      Tuesday, March 6, 2012
           End of First Quarter, Tuesday, March 6, 2012


Week 10: Last Day to Submit Week 10 Assignments,                      March 12
10.1.2 Learning to Write a Character Sketch                           3/5/2011
10.2.1 Writing Your Character Sketch                                  3/6/2011
10.3.1 What makes a good profile? Questionnaire                    3/7/2011
10.4.1 Write the Profile-Due                                       3/8/2011
10.5.1 Continue working on the 10.4.1 Write the Profile            3/9/2011
Week 10 Checklist                                                  3/12/2011
Week 11: Last Day to Submit Week 11 Assignment                     March 19
11.1.2 Headlines Quiz                                              3/12/2011
11.2.2 Caption Writing Quiz                                        3/13/2011
11.3.1 Design your Newspaper                                       3/14/2011
11.4.1 Design Your Own Magazine                                    3/15/2011
11.5.1 Continue working on the 11.4.1 Design Your Own Magazine     3/16/2011
Week 11 Checklist                                                  3/19/2011
Week 12: Last Day to Submit Week 12 Assignments                    March 26
12.1.3 Poll Writing                                                3/19/2011
12.2.1 Your Poll Results                                           3/20/2011

12.3.2 The Consequences of Misinformation-Due 10/27/2011           3/21/2011

12.4.1 Continue working on 12.3.2 The Consequences of              3/22/2011
Misinformation
12.5.1 The Impartial Observer                                      3/23/2011
Week 12 Checklist                                                  3/26/2011

Week 13: Last Day to Submit Week 13 Assignments                     April 2
13.1.2 Analyzing URls Worksheet                                    3/26/2011
13.2.2 Photojournalism Ethics                                      3/27/2011
13.3.2 Design Determines Interest                                  3/28/2011
13.4.2 Your News Aggregation Site Blog                             3/29/2011
13.5.1 Continue working on the 13.4.2 Your News Aggregation Site   3/30/2011
Blog
Week 13 Checklist                                                  4/2/2011
              Spring Break/Good Friday: Holidays-No School          4/5-4/9
               Class Resumes on Tuesday, April 10
Week 14: Last Day to Submit Week 14 Assignments,                   April 16
14.1.1 Morality, Ethics and Responsibility                         4/2/2011
14.2.1 What is the Real Story Here?                                     4/3/2011
14.3.1 Code of Ethics Assignment                                        4/4/2011
14.4.1 Continue working on the 14.3.1 Code of Ethics Assignment        4/12/2011
14.5.1 Twenty-five Percent Worksheet                                   4/13/2011
Week 14 Checklist                                                      4/16/2011
Week 15: Last Day to Submit Week 15 Assignments                         April 23
15.1.1 15.1.1 Diversity, Stereotyping and Bias                         4/16/2011
15.2.1 Ethics in Reporting                                             4/17/2011
15.3.1 Libel and Malice                                                4/18/2011
15.4.1 Sweeps Week Raises Questions                                    4/19/2011
15.5.1 Continue working on Week 15 Assignments                          4/20/201
Week 15 Checklist                                                      4/23/2011
Week 16: Last Day to Submit Week 16 Assignments                         April 30
16.1.1 Writing Assignment Journalism Careers Worksheet                 4/23/2011
16.2.1 Writing Your Resume                                             4/24/2011
16.3.1 Catch-up Day                                                    4/27/2011
Week 16 Checklist                                                      4/30/2011
Weeks 17 & 18: Last Day to Submit Weeks 17 & 18 Assignments              May 7
17.1.1 Final Discussion Board                                          4/30/2012
18.2.1 Career Path Essay                                                5/1/2012
18.3.1 Reflections                                                      5/2/2012
18.4.2 Portfolio Submission                                             5/3/2012
Students may send Project to Instructor for comments before final       Project
submission. Project must be sent to your teacher no later than         Due Date:
Wednesday, May 2, if you’d like comments on your rough draft to         5/7/2012
help you in writing the final draft.
    Completion of second project: Monday, May 7 at 11:59 p.m.        Second Project
          Projects will not be accepted after this date              Monday, May 7
     End of Semester: Thursday, May 10, 5:00 p.m.                  Thursday, May 10
     Last day to accept Assignments, Thursday, May 10, 5:00 p.m.

				
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