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Senior project product work log


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Senior project product work log

  1. 1. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date1/29/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:1/29/12 Choose an age group that I will want Note: Kindergarten/5 minutes my book to relate to. 1st grade is a good audience because they are just being introduced to school. Commentary: This is a good start to making my product because I can narrow down my list of themes and story outlines to just those that are relatable to children in kindergarten and 1st grade.
  2. 2. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date1/30/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:1/30/12 Talk to Sapere about age group choice I can read my book to12:45-1:25 and consider his thoughts. Sapere’s daughter’s first grade class at Avery Elementary! Commentary:
  3. 3. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date1/30/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:1/30/12 Brainstorm themes (life lessons). Find out if a separate1:35-2:20 illustrator is allowed. Commentary:
  4. 4. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/1/12Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:1:30-2:30 Looked at published children’s books Note: non-color to help brainstorm themes. pictures are boring in a children’s book! Commentary: The computer was slow and agitated, so my research and documents weren’t saved.
  5. 5. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/1/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/1/12 Email Mrs. Tillery about what Maybe Angi, Jenna, or10 minutes illustrators are allowed. Lauren could do the illustrations. Commentary: I would have to communicate with Angi over skype, email, and phone, so that might cause complications.
  6. 6. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/2/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/2/12 Pick a theme and brainstorm Use characters that1:30-2:30 characters. kids adore and look up to. Commentary: Theme picked: “Everything is not always as it appears.”
  7. 7. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/3/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/3/12 Explore Snapfish (the program that I Note: Use Mickey1:50-2:20 might use to produce the final Mouse as a product). character!...Snapfish is more of a scrapbook- making website rather than an actual book- making website, so write the book in Commentary: Microsoft Word and A slow computer made it hard to work print it on fancy paper Snapfish. since that is how books are printed before they are edited and published anyway.
  8. 8. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/4/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/4/12 Continue to brainstorm characters with Do NOT use1:30-2:30 Sapere. copyrighted characters; kids generally like animalistic characters (make up some characters) Commentary: Copyrighted characters cannot be used since it is illegal to do so.
  9. 9. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/10/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/10/12 Talked to Jenna about being the Have final draft of the1:30-2:30 illustrator, which she agreed to do. book done in plenty of time for Jenna to work on the illustrations without being rushed. Commentary:
  10. 10. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/15/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/15/12 Decided on characters and noted why I I chose a Zebra and a1:30-2:30 chose the characters Cheetah as my characters because kids like animalistic characters, and the Zebra and the Cheetah exemplify my theme Commentary: since they are opposite in appearance (stripes vs. spots), roles in the food chain (Cheetahs are the huntees, and Zebras are the hunted)
  11. 11. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/22/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/22/12 Brainstormed storylines (generic Compare it with Fox1:30-2:30 outline of stories) that would represent and the Hound…two my theme. animals who should be enemies become friends despite their natural reputations and appearances that relied on what kind of Commentary: animal they are.
  12. 12. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 2/27/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:2/27/12 Start writing the rough draft of the Limit to a few1:30-2:20 book. sentences/short scene per page Commentary:
  13. 13. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 3/3/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:3/3/12 Continued writing the rough draft. Got stuck at the ninth2:45-3:30 page a stared at the screen with no ideas, so I took a break to come back later with a more fresh mind and Commentary: fresh ideas.
  14. 14. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 3/6/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:3/6/12 Talked to Jenna about the illustrations. Illustrator??15 minutes Regretfully, she does not have enough time and the confidence in her own drawings for her illustrations to be in a children’s book. Commentary:
  15. 15. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 3/12/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:3/12/12 Continued writing the rough draft. Still need an40 minutes illustrator. Commentary:
  16. 16. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 3/15/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:3/15/12 Talked to Sapere about having the Wait for her to agree12:50-1:30 children be the illustrators to get their to help before perception. He emailed Mrs. Wallace contacting her myself. ASAP. Commentary: Fortunately, Sapere’s daughter attends Avery Elementary for first grade, so he will try to arrange for me to read to her class.
  17. 17. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 3/19/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:3/19/12 Discussed illustration plans with Email Mrs. Wallace,20 minutes Sapere because Mrs. Wallace emailed set a date and time for him back agreeing to help. me to come in and read the book to the class and have them color the pages. Commentary:
  18. 18. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 3/25/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:3/25/12 (back and Emailed Mrs. Wallace introducing her Leave enough time forforth emailing from to my project and my idea for the kids me to be able to scan,3/25-4/9) to illustrate my book. Suggested and copy, print, and bind a8:00-9:15 agreed on a set time and date after few copies. Spring Break. Commentary:
  19. 19. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 4/9/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:4/3/12-4/9/12 Finished the rough draft, emailed it to The end of the book2 hours, 45 minutes Mr. Sapere to edit, and fixed the rough seems abrupt because draft to make the final draft. it was getting long, but Sapere said it is fine and kids will not tell a difference. Commentary:
  20. 20. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 4/10/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:4/10/12 Read my blank book to the class, then Unfortunately, I had7:45-8:20 paired the kids up into groups of two to leave Avery very and split up the pages between the soon in order for me groups for them to color the pages. to get to school in time, so I will pick the illustrated pages up on Friday during C.A.R.E.S. Commentary:
  21. 21. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 4/13/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:4/13/12 Read a published book to the same The kids derived the7:45-8:55 class for C.A.R.E.S., picked up my exact theme that I was illustrated pages, was asked to reread trying to get across to my illustrated book aloud and did so. them (first girl to raise her hand said the right theme, and the pictures very well demonstrates each scene). Commentary:
  22. 22. Product Work LogName Brooke Spann Date 4/15/2012Product Children’s BookDate/Time: Activity: Comment/Suggestions:4/15/12 Scanned, copied, printed, and bound The children’s copies10:30-1:00 the official copy as well as a copy for are not as official as each child in Mrs. Wallace’s class to my copy because we keep. ran out of some of the supplies, but that sets apart the official book from the copies. Commentary: