Unit 3 Planning A Yearbook


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Unit 3 Planning A Yearbook

  1. 1. Unit 3: Planning a Yearbook <ul><li>Formats </li></ul><ul><li>The Order of Components </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Pages for each topic </li></ul><ul><li>Division pages </li></ul><ul><li>Ladder diagram </li></ul><ul><li>Planning color pages </li></ul><ul><li>Deadlines </li></ul><ul><li>Tecknikit items </li></ul>
  2. 2. Formats <ul><li>General organization of all information included. </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing by subject matter (most common) </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing chronologically </li></ul><ul><li>Organizing with originality </li></ul>
  3. 3. Order of components <ul><li>Title page </li></ul><ul><li>Table of contents </li></ul><ul><li>Opening section </li></ul><ul><li>Content sections </li></ul><ul><li>Advertisements </li></ul><ul><li>Index </li></ul><ul><li>Closing </li></ul><ul><li>Colophon </li></ul>
  4. 4. Title Page <ul><li>Title of the book </li></ul><ul><li>Year </li></ul><ul><li>Volume Number </li></ul><ul><li>School Name </li></ul><ul><li>School Address </li></ul><ul><li>City, State, Zip Code </li></ul><ul><li>Title of the book </li></ul><ul><li>Year </li></ul><ul><li>Volume Number </li></ul><ul><li>School Name </li></ul><ul><li>School Address </li></ul><ul><li>City, State, Zip Code </li></ul>
  5. 5. Table of Contents <ul><li>Directs the reader through the book by listing the content sections and corresponding page numbers. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Opening Section <ul><li>Usually consist of three to seven pages. It sets the pace for the book and presents an overview of the year using pictures and copy to develop a theme. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Content Sections <ul><li>Follows the opening section. </li></ul><ul><li>Includes: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student life </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organizations/Enrichment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertisements </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Divisions Pages <ul><li>Set apart content sections </li></ul><ul><li>Designed consistently </li></ul><ul><li>Double-page spreads </li></ul>
  9. 9. Advertisements <ul><li>Generally printed before the closing. </li></ul><ul><li>Area merchants, professionals and patrons can support the project by purchasing advertising space. </li></ul><ul><li>Including candids and features throughout this section increases coverage. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Index <ul><li>A directory that alphabetically lists the names of all students, faculty, advertisers, events and organizations and the page numbers where they can be found. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Closing <ul><li>Recap the school year with copy, photographics and graphics. </li></ul><ul><li>Usually three to seven pages long. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Colophon <ul><li>Placed behind the index or printed on the back endsheet. </li></ul><ul><li>Comprised of facts relative to the yearbook’s production. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Name of Book, Year and Volume </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of pages, copies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover specifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Paperstock </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Typefaces and sizes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Price of book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Number of staff </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Portrait and group photographers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic devices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special effects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising revenue </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher’s representative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Amount of film shot and number of pictures used </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time frame covered in book </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special recognitions </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. The Ladder Diagram <ul><li>Divided into signatures where you will plan 16 consecutive pages at a time. </li></ul><ul><li>Dark colored bars indicate the pages on one flat (an 8-page side) and the white bars indicate the pages on the other flat. </li></ul><ul><li>The natural double-page spread is where two facing pages naturally fall side-by-side on a signature. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Filled out Signature
  15. 15. Deadlines <ul><li>Most staff are set up with 3 to 5 deadlines in a school year. </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule set up by the publisher, adviser and publisher’s representative. </li></ul><ul><li>Customer number assigned: 3044 </li></ul><ul><li>Production begins on the pages as they are received at the plant. </li></ul><ul><li>When an entire signature is received, they are printed, folded and stored until the book is compete. </li></ul><ul><li>It is helpful to send complete signatures in each deadline shipment. </li></ul><ul><li>Missing a publisher’s deadline is crucial. Missing even by one day can mean a late delivery by several days. (first come, first serve.) When involving color, cost of color production could increase. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Technikit items <ul><li>Mini-rough layout sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Rough draft layout sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Art Books </li></ul><ul><li>Technicroppers </li></ul><ul><li>Advertising aides </li></ul><ul><li>Updated software program </li></ul><ul><li>Panel picture software </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational forms </li></ul>