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2014 senior journalism final


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2014 senior journalism final

  1. 1. 2014 Media II, III & IV Journalism Senior Final Exam Part I: Photoshop Tutorials Part II: Create Your Own Project & Refection It’s time to demonstrate what you’ve learned and to showcase it via a creative project. Keep in mind the following goals: Complete Photoshop tutorials to help you create your project. Reflect on what you’ve learned about writing, layout, design and photography in journalism. Use your skills to create a new product and demonstrate your knowledge of journalism skills Part I: Photoshop Tutorials Complete the correct level of Photoshop tutorials: basic, advanced or special project. Consult the individual assignment sheet to determine your level. All Photoshop tutorials are due by Friday, May, 2. These tutorials will provide and reinforce the skills you need to complete the project. Part II: Create Your Own Project You will create a “personal project” that showcases your writing and design abilities. It is to be given to someone outside of the class. All projects must be “preapproved” by Mrs. Sitler. Benchmarks: 1. Preapproved topic & recipient(s) a. Due by Friday, May 9 2. Rough draft sketch of project a. Due by Friday, May 16 3. Completed project due by Friday, May 23 a. Saved in Y drive News Magazine=> End of Year Projects => Senior Finals=> Projects to Print by your last name. Part II: Reflection Please answer the following questions honestly and provide Mrs. Sitler constructive feedback in the form of a letter. All answers must be typed and submitted by Tuesday, May, 28. 1. What was the most important lesson that you learned during your time at PTHS? 2. What has taking a media class taught you? 3. How would you improve journalism? 4. How will you change the world?
  2. 2. 5. Choose your own question to answer. Grading Criteria Tutorials Rubric Appropriate level 5 4 3 2 0 Used both Mrs. Boni and your own photos 5 4 3 2 0 Completed all 3 tutorials 30 25 20 15 10 Total Total__________/40 Comments: Project Rubric Preapproval 5 4 3 2 0 Rough draft sketch 5 4 3 2 0 Used own photos 5 4 3 2 0 Creative & uses good design principles 10 8 6 4 2 Meet benchmarks 5 4 3 2 0 No errors/grammar mistakes 5 4 3 2 0 Used Photoshop skills in finished product 5 4 3 2 0 Total__________/40 Comments: Letter Rubric Answered all five questions 10 8 6 4 2 Composed an interesting letter 10 8 6 4 2 Total__________/20 Comments: