Rock the Doc Daily Schedule and Assignments


8/28 Homework- Survey

8/31-9/3 Homework- Watch some docs

9/11  Project Proposal 

9/21 Research and notes complete

9/28  Storyboard due

9/28 Script due

Daily Schedule


8/27  Class Overview; Agreements

8/28  Approve agreements; Documentary Definitions; reset apps4pps passwords

8/29  Start A Place at the Table

8/30 Continue A Place at the Table

8/31 Finish and  reflect on A Place at the Table; explore StudentCam site

Week 2

9/4  Watch and analyze StudentCam winners;“Old Enough to Fight, Old Enough to Vote” Grand Prize Winner 2018, “The Electoral College: A Flawed System” Middle School Third Prize Winner 2018, Be True to the Constitution: The First Amendment Rap”  Judge’s Citation for Creativity Prize Winner 2018

9/5  Watch and analyze StudentCam winners;“Survival of the Veiled Face: The Constitutionality of Abortion” 1st Prize MS Winner 2018, “The Headline Debate”  2nd Prize MS Winner 2018, “Protection for All: the 14th Amendment” -2nd Prize MS Winner 2017

9/6  Topic exploration. Resources to use:

World Book Online; CNN 10; Newsela; Mr. Nussbaum; StudentCam; Annenberg Classroom

9/7 Choosing topic and group

Week 3

9/10  Work on proposal

9/11  Complete proposal; start to send out interview requests

9/12-9/19 Send out interview request; complete research

9/20-9/21 Create interview questions; send out interview request; complete research

9/24 Interview practice and reflection

9/25-9/28 Send out interview request; complete research

10/1 Start storyboard

10/2 Start script

10/3 Complete storyboard and script