Animation/Web Design II - MP 1

Share all document assignments with buterawork@gmail.com on your Google Drive. Professional Communities
Seating PD 3
Seating PD4
2014-15 Student Blogs | Best in Show
12 Principles of Animation
Top 10 animated video ads
Animation news
Date
TODAY'S WORK
6/1
Start FINAL EXAM PROJECT
  1. How to create a sprite movie
  2. START your SPRITE MOVIE otherwise -->Create Title Screen with animated TITLE and PLAY button
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5/29
Guest Speaker from Kingsborough Community College
5/28
DUE TODAY:
  1. Do a blog post on your learning experience and include your interactive drum kit. Follow these instructions to Upload your animation .swf file to a blog post
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5/22-27
Aim: How do we add sounds to buttons?
Grading the animated buttons today
  1. Create an Interactive Drum Kit using buttons & sounds
  2. Create a blog post titled: Interactive Drum Kit & Upload your .swf file to a blog post
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Final Project & Exam:
  1. Start a new movie with a PLAY button and animated title scene
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Lonely Rain Drops
Thunderstorm
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5/21
Aim: How do we create animated buttons?
  1. DUE TODAY - Create an animated 3-D button
  2. Create an Interactive Drum Kit using buttons & sounds
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5/20
Aim: How do we create and use buttons?
Teams
  1. Create an animated 3-D button
  2. Create an Interactive Drum Kit using buttons & sounds
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5/19
Aim: How do we create buttons?
  1. How to create an animated button
  2. Start the Interactive Drum Kit using buttons & sounds
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5/18
Aim: How do we publish our animation to the web?
  1. BLOG POST with animation --> Follow STEP 2 on Project last steps for a grade.
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5/15
  1. MATH FAIR ANIMATION IS DUE TODAY - Merge your files today into one and make sure you each have a copy.
  2. If you are having a problem, ask for help. I will give extra credit to students who help others.
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5/14
Aim: Complete project in ONE file by Friday.
HELP DESK
  1. Project DUE TOMORROW -Combine all partner files by Friday. Follow -->Project last steps for grading
  2. Review Math Fair Animation grading rubric
  3. Make sure you add 3 different Transition Effects to your animation.
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5/13-14
Aim: How do you combine Flash video files?
  1. Complete Step 1 - Combine Files Today
  2. Review Math Fair Animation grading rubric
  3. Make sure you add 3 different Transition Effects to your animation.
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5/12
Aim: How do I get the best grade?
  1. Review Math Fair Animation grading rubric
  2. Make sure you add 3 different Transition Effects to your animation.
  3. Each team must try to merge files.
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5/11
Aim: How will you be graded on your Math Fair animation?
  1. We will Develop our grading rubric together today.
  2. How to do multiple keyframes changes at once? Go to home page - for instructions on how to edit imported GIF multiple keyframes all at once .
  3. Add multiple different Text Effects to your animation.
5/8
Aim: How do you import your partners work into your animation?
  1. Who will be the first team to figure out how to merge your files?
  2. Go to home page - Namazzi posted helpful hints on editing the position of a GIF.
  3. View this Text Effects document for ideas on how to make your text special.
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5/6-7
Aim: What is your goal for today?
  1. Write today's goal on the back of the sheet.
  2. View this Text Effects document for ideas on how to make your text special.
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5/5
Aim: What are project daily expectations?
  1. Complete daily progress report - EVERYDAY
  2. Open Flash and work on your assigned part of the project.
  3. View this Text Effects document for ideas on how to make your text special.
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We will develop a grading rubric next.
5/4
Aim: What obstacles are you encountered and how have you resolved them?
  1. Math Fair Animation Project - Discussion of progress, obstacles and resolutions.
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If we have time today:
  1. Work with your partner to create a grading rubric for our Math Fair Animation project.
4/23
Aim: How do we start our project?
  1. Each partner should have a shared animation folder containing:
    1. design slides/document
    2. all GIFs and movie clips to be used in animation
  2. Decide what each partner will work on - divide up work.
  3. View this Text Effects document for ideas on how to make your text special.
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4/22
Aim: How do we design our Math Fair animation?
  1. Complete the DESIGN DOCUMENT- due by today for grading. Include DETAILS! It should contain a minimum of 12 rectangular process boxes
    • 6 text statements (all shaded one color)
    • 6 object descriptions including links to the GIFs or movies clips or the names of the files in your folder. (all shaded another)
  2. View this Text Effects document for ideas on how to make your text special.
  3. Divide up the work between each partner and start the animation in Flash. Individual Flash work and files can be shared and imported or take turns working at one station and helping each other.
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4/21
Aim: How do we fade text in and out?
  1. Fading Text Assignment
  2. Complete the DESIGN DOCUMENT- due by tomorrow. It should contain a minimum of 12 rectangular process boxes
    • 6 text statements (all shaded one color)
    • 6 object descriptions including links to the GIFs or movies clips. (all shaded another)
  3. Divide up the work between each partner and start the animation in Flash. Individual Flash work and files can be shared and imported or take turns working at one station and helping each other.
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4/20
Aim: How do we create our Math Fair Animation design flowchart?
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What are basic flowchart symbols and what tools can we use to create the flowchart?
Work with your partner:
  1. Complete STEP 3 - THE DESIGN. Follow directions on this page: Development Process
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4/17
Aim: What did you find?
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  1. Share ideas and what keywords you used on what you can include in your Math Fair animation
    1. on our class wall:PD1, PD3, PD4
    2. AND on the HOME page discussion board
  2. Do STEP3 - THE DESIGN next - on this page: Project Development Process
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4/16
Aim: What elements should our banner contain to make it exciting?
  1. The design process
  2. Math Fair Banner Investigation Assignment


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4/14
Aim: How have we animated our text?
  1. See some past animated text student examples
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Create morphing effects on shapes, text and images using Shape Tweens*
Goal: Morph a shape to your name to an image of choice and repeat with more objects. Leave 20 frames between each.
  1. Save As: Morphing: Text Instructions - How to morph a shape to text to an image using shape tweens
  2. Save As: Morph_Shapes_to_shape - How to morph objects using shape tweens - shape to shape
  3. Save As: Morph_Text - How to morph objects using shape tweens - shape to text
  4. Save As: Morph_Images - Text Instructions How to morph images or video How to morph images
4/13
Aim: How can we animate text?
  1. Work with a partner to create a flash movie that makes a letter come alive on the stage.
  2. Now make a movie that makes a word (individual letters) come alive.
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4/13
Aim: How can we make moving backgrounds using movie clips?
  1. View this Film Festival Trailer http://www.awn.com/news/animafest-zagreb-unveils-2015-festival-trailer
  2. Start #3 Clouds on this page Moving backgrounds and movie clips
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4/1
Aim: How can we make moving backgrounds?
  1. Start Moving backgrounds and movie clips - Complete next 2 animations.
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3/31
Aim: Why are professional communities important?
  1. Open and complete: Professional Communities
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3/30
Aim: Who is are our future animators?
  1. Classroom Duties
  2. Who is our future animator? View your peers animated face blog post by clicking here 2014-15 Student Blogs - comment & think about the your "best in show" vote.
  3. Vote on the best - Best gets extra credit and recognition.
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3/25-26
Aim:How do we post a .swf file to the web?
  1. 20 min. to work on your face.
  2. How to get your Flash .swf file on your blog post.
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3/24-25
Aim: How do we use blank keyframes and onion skins to create animation?
  1. #1 Best Flash Animator Contest - Who can make the funniest, most expressive animated face:
  2. Blog Post Title: First animations in Flash. Post your stickfigure and face animation on your blog in one post and write about your experience.
  3. HW#1 - Careers in Animation
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3/23
Aim: How do we make objects move in flash without motion tween?
  1. View blog for grading the Flash Moving Objects animation.
  2. Moving Stickfigure Animation - Create a simple moving stick figure and post it to your blog.
  3. #1 Best Flash Animator Contest - Who can make the funniest, most expressive: Moving Face Animaton - Use multiple keyframe changes to create facial changes. Check out how to trace a face.
  4. Post your face animation to your blog.
3/20
Aim: How do we make objects move in flash?
Objective: Learn two ways to create animation in flash:
  1. First Flash Animation - Two Moving Objects using motion tweens
  2. Moving Stickfigure Animation - Create a simple moving stick figure.
  3. #1 Best Flash Animator Contest - Who can make the funniest, most expressive: Moving Face Animaton - Use multiple keyframe changes to create facial changes.
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3/19
Aim: How do we make object move in flash?
For my Juniors & Seniors: College Week Live
  1. Send a screen shot of your blog post with your "Flash Tools" gif in the post. (see 3/18 below)
  2. Start the MovingObjects animation
3/18
  1. Create a New Post on your blog
  2. Title: Flash Tools
  3. Write 4 sentences or more
  4. Upload your "Flash Tools" gif (see last step in the assignment to learn how to publish your drawing to a GIF)
  5. Take a screen shot of your post and email it to buterawork@gmail.com for credit
3/16-17
Aim: How do we change the default stage settings in flash and use other tools?
  1. Window Movie Maker Project was graded Friday, if you were absent, let me know.
  2. Complete: Flash Tools
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3/11-13
Aim: How do we use the pen and pencil tool in Flash?
  1. Grade Blog post.
  2. Complete the Flash Drawing Tools Assignment _ ALL - resubmit
  3. Why are you here?
3/10
Aim: What are the applications for Flash animations?
  1. Complete your blog post for grading.
  2. Complete Introduction to Flash

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3/6
Aim: How do we get our movie on our blog?
Take this selective attention test.
  1. Follow LAST STEP here: Project II - Pivot in Windows Movie Maker
  2. Create a new post on blogger titled: Windows Movie Maker - write 4 sentences and upload your movie.
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3/5
Aim: How can we edit an MP3 file?
# Continue Project II - Pivot in Windows Movie Maker - due by Friday.
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3/4
Aim: How do we add music to Windows Movie Maker?
  1. REVIEW POSTINGS - Go to HOME & read 2 peer postings of interest and COMMENT.
  2. Continue Project II - Pivot in Windows Movie Maker - due by Thursday or Friday on blog?
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3/3
Aim: What can we do in Windows Movie Maker?
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What makes a good animation is past due.
  1. Complete WMM Discussion Board Post
  2. Start Project II - Pivot in Windows Movie Maker
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3/2
Aim: What can we do in Windows Movie Maker?
Digital Responsibility:
* Would you be proud of your blog post comments? I plan to share these comments with your parents, grandparents, present employees & Mrs. Carroll, our job coordinator. Would you be proud of your comments?
Today:
  1. What makes a good animation is past due.
  2. Complete WMM Discussion Board Post
  3. Start Project II - Pivot in Windows Movie Maker
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2/27
Aim: What would we improve in our Pivot animation if we had time?
  1. Watch again: 12 Principles of Animation
  2. Visit Ryan Minkoff animation. What principles of animation did he follow? Critique & comment.
  3. Visit 6 or more peer blogs and comment on their animation posts (using the 12 principles of animation as your guide).Fall 2014 Student Blogs
  4. Complete What makes a good animation? share with buterawork@gmail.com
  5. Complete WMM Discussion Board Post
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2/26
Aim: How did you do on your animation?
Do Now:
  1. Grade your animation

  2. Grade a peer's animation and Complete the critique assignment
  3. WMM Discussion Board Post
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2/25
Aim: How do we publish our animation to our blog?
Do Now:
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2/24
Aim: How could we end our animation since it will be repeating ?
Do Now:
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2/13, 2/23
Aim: How can we improve on our animation?
Do Now:
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2/12
Aim: How can we make our Pivot stickfigure move realistically?
Do Now:
  1. Project I - Pivot Free-runner
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2/11
Aim: How do we start our Pivot Project?
  1. Create OR find a background (~1000px wide x 800px high) -
    1. To RESIZE it in Photoshop and load it into the first frame of your Pivot animation.
      1. Open image in Photoshop
      2. Go to: Image-->Image Size
      3. Save As: <give an appropriate name>
  2. Project I - Pivot Free-runner
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2/10
Aim: What is free-running and how can we create a free-runner in Pivot?*
  1. Project I - Pivot Free-runner
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2/9
Aim: What can we create in Pivot?
  1. Complete you blog post in blogger and your discussion board on class wiki (see 2/6 work) if you haven't
  2. Review your peer discussion board postings on pivot. Share out - http://pivotanimator.net/Video
  3. Open Pivot and create your first simple animation using information learned.
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2/6
Aim: How does Pivot work?
  1. BLOG POST - Title - History of Animation
    1. Write about what you learned on the history of animation - Minimum of 4 sentences & multimedia. Click here to see grading rubric.
  2. DISCUSSION BOARD POST - Research PIVOT resources & animations
    1. Follow Pivot Discussion Board Post
  3. First Pivot Animation - Create your first Pivot animation of choice. Minimum of 100 frames.
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2/5
Aim: How are animations created?
Do Now:
  1. Open The animation process
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2/4/2015 ---------
Aim: What is animation and it's many applications?------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Do Now:
  1. Introduction to Animation Assignment
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http://dbutera-webdesign.wikispaces.com/Introduction+to+Animation#

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Date
TODAY'S WORK
Project Name & Due Date

  • Update your blog & wiki with your improve animation, if corrections have been made. REMOVE my <explanlation> markers on your blog posts.
  • Prepare to view each other's animations and give feedback.
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5/21 -
Aim: How do we create a capstone, final project?
Do Now:
  1. Get your daily progress sheet. and work on your project.
  2. Final Animation Grading Rubric
  3. Final Project Checklist
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5/20
Aim: How do we animate an individual object in one frame?
Do Now:
  1. Interested in attending the Digital Ready Maker Party on May 28th from 4-7pm?
  2. Get your daily progress report to update before the end of class.
  3. Work on your final project - who is the team leader?
  4. How can we animate our project's title on scene 1 in frame1?
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5/19
Aim: How do we start our project?
  1. Final Project Proposal IS PAST DUE
  2. Daily Routine: Get your daily progress report when you come in, update and return at end of class.
  3. How do we start our final project in Flash?
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5/16
Aim: What will your final project be?
  1. Complete your Final Project Proposal DUE TODAY
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5/15
Aim: What is our final project?
Do Now:
  1. Complete your Final Project Proposal DUE by Friday
  2. Animation Explorations Assignment is late.
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5/14
Aim: What will we do for our final project?
Do Now:
  1. Start your Final Project Proposal DUE THURSDAY
  2. Animation Explorations Assignment is late.
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5/13
Aim: What can we do for our final project?
  1. Public Awareness Ad blog post will be graded tomorrow. Please re-read your learning reflection and make sure your animation works.
  2. I will show four prior student final projects for more ideas.
  3. Submit Animation Explorations Assignment - DUE TODAY
  4. Start your Final Project Proposal DUE THURSDAY
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5/12
Aim: What is an example of a good blog post?
Do Now:
Housekeeping:
  1. If you do not have a blog address on this page, please email your address to buterawork@gmail.com
What makes a good blog post?
  1. Example of a excellent blog post & animation. Please revise your own accordingly.
NEXT ASSIGNMENT
  1. Start this Animation Explorations Assignment
Wednesday:
* GRADE BLOG POSTS -n Check your blog post and make sure it's ready for grading in 10 minutes. VIEW: blog grading rubric. -How to upload a .swf file to a blog post - BLOG POST - TITLE - My Public Awareness Advertisement. Write about your learning experience (min. of 3 sentences)


5/9
Aim: How do I get my public awareness animation .swf file on my blog?
Do Now:
  1. Open your wiki page and prepare for peer grading using the Public Awareness Grading Rubric
  2. How to upload a .swf file to a blog post - BLOG POST - TITLE - My Public Awareness Advertisement. Write about your learning experience (min. of 3 sentences) and include a clear link to your wiki animation page. You will be graded on this posting - blog grading rubric. -
NEXT ASSIGNMENT
  1. Start this Animation Explorations Assignment
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5/8
Aim: How do we prepare for our final project?
Do Now:
"Share out" on the company culture of PIXAR Studios in CA.
PUBLISH YOUR AD:
  1. WIKI - PUBLISH your AD Animation: Publish it as a .swf file and upload to the TOP of your wiki with a title.
  2. BLOG POST - TITLE - My Public Awareness Advertisement. Write about your learning experience (min. of 3 sentences) and include a clear link to your wiki animation page. You will be graded on this posting - blog grading rubric.
  3. Public Awareness Grading Rubric
NEXT ASSIGNMENT
  1. Start this Animation Explorations Assignment
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5/7
Aim: How do we publish our Public Awareness Ad?
Do Now:
  1. To express our appreciate for her visit, please post a thank you note to Elizabeth Lattanzio here on our class Thank You Wall. Include your name and a statement about what you learned from her visit. How was it valuable to you?
  2. WIKI - PUBLISH your AD Animation: Publish it as a .swf file and upload to the TOP of your wiki with a title.
  3. BLOG POST - TITLE - My Public Awareness Advertisement. Upload your ad and write about your learning experience (min. of 3 sentences). You will be graded on this posting - see blog grading rubric.
  4. If you have completed Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation, check the grading rubric to make sure you will get full credit and then work on a Flash Mini Project
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5/6
Guest speaker today - Elizabeth Latanzio from Yahoo.
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5/5
Aim: How should we end our movie to get full credit on our grading?
Do Now:
  1. Complete this Guest Speaker Assignment in preparation for the Rich Media Developer from Yahoo is coming on Tuesday and share it with buterawork@gmail.com for credit
  2. If you have completed Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation, check the grading rubric to make sure you will get full credit and then work on a Flash Mini Project
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5/2
Aim: How should we end our movie?
Do Now:
  1. Today we will put the title and play button on our movie.
  2. If you have completed Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation, check the grading rubric to make sure you will get full credit and then work on a Flash Mini Project
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4/30-5/1
Aim: How improve the timing of our animation?
Do Now:
  1. If you have completed Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation, check the grading rubric to make sure you will get full credit and then work on a Flash Mini Project
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4/29
Aim: What can we do for our final project?
Do Now:
  1. MP3 Final Project - Think about what kind of animation you would like to create for your final project. You man work with or without a partner but not more than 3 in a group. Let's watch these animations for Ideas:
University of West Virginia Student Work
Explania.com - Animated Explanations
  1. Complete Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation by tomorrow with music
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4/29
Aim: How do we morph objects using shape tweens?
Do Now:
  1. Think about it: Give an example of when you would insert a blank keyframe in a movie instead of a keyframe. Question: How can we insert multiple frames in an area of an animation to extend the play time in a section?
  2. Complete Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation by tomorrow with music.
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4/28
Aim: How do we make our object stay on the stage longer before it changes shape?
Do Now:
  1. Reminder - HW on The Story of Stuff - see your jupitergrades for the assignment
  2. Past Due: **Public Awareness Assignment**
  3. Start Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation - this assignment should be done by Wednesday.
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4/30 - Public Awareness Animation

4/25
Aim: How do we use the "shape tween" tool in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Due today: **Public Awareness Assignment**
  2. If you have already completed & shared it with me, start your animation= Assignment#8-Public Awareness Animation
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4/24
The following students have been requested to see Mrs. Roberts OR Ms. Marin:
Keder Sirage, Darius Williams, Kevin Muriel and Shana Miller.
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I am out on a class trip today. Please complete the following:
  1. Public Awareness HW due by next Friday.
  2. Start Assignment #8 - Create an interactive public awareness advertisement using buttons & shape tweens.
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4/23
Aim: How do we make objects morph in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Sign up for the Curtis Career Connections Workshop on April 30th to speak with a professional in a field of choice.
  2. Today I will demonstrate how to morph objects in Flash. Reminder to use ACTIONSCRIPT 2.0 from this point forward.
  3. Note: You have a Public Awareness HW due by next Friday.
  4. Here's an additional public awareness message that is not included on the web site resource I provided that you might want to consider relating to digital citizenship and respect.CBVideo1 CBVideo2 CBVideo3
  5. Assignment #8 - Create an interactive public awareness advertisement using buttons & shape tweens.
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4/10
Aim: How do we create a public awareness advertisement?
Do Now:
  1. Who is class our future animator?
  2. Open your blog for viewing and switch your seat with another student.
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New Topic: Shape Tweens and Buttons
  1. Assignment #8 - Create an interactive public awareness advertisement using buttons & shape tweens.
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4/9
I had to attend a meeting in the building today during our class but you are expected to do the following:
  1. Investigate this web site: storyofstuff.org and answer these quiz questions
Work that is PAST DUE:
  1. Email buterawork@gmail.com with a link to your wiki animation page that was DUE YESTERDAY for LATE grading of Flash Assignments #3 - #7 - Work must be in most recent order, titled and with a good presentation for full credit.
  2. Comment on my HOME PAGE discussion board on who you think the best future animator will be. Include their name, link to the animation page and explain why.
  3. Do a Blog Post on your last Flash animation #7 - if you have not done so. Follow this Blog Post Grading Rubric
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4/8
Aim: How can we create an advertisement in Flash using the shape tween tool?
Do Now:
You have 15 minutes to:
# Complete #7 Stick figure running on moving background, upload it to your animation page and email me the link for credit. - buterawork@gmail.com
  1. Create blog post on your last animation assignment and upload the GIF.
  2. DISCUSSION BOARD POST on the HOME page - view your classmates' animation page. Post who has the best - include their name and the URL to their page.
  3. Work on a mini-flash project if done.
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4/7
Aim: How should we present our work on our animation page if includes music or sound?
Do Now:
  1. Complete #7 Stick figure running on moving background & upload it to your animation page for grading.
  2. Email me the link to your animation page for credit. - buterawork@gmail.com
  3. Work on a mini-flash project if done.
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  1. Evaluate this student's animation page.Can you provide any suggestions for improvement?
  2. Compare and contrast it to this student's page. Can you suggest another solution to the problem?
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4/4
Aim: How do create a moving background in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Check out these: Amazing photographs of bees What comes to mind when you think of them? How can we apply what we see to animation?
  2. How do we loop an animation and save it as a Flash Document - .swf and not a .GIF
  3. Finish #7 Stick figure running on a moving background on the Flash Assignments page.
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4/3
Aim: How do we publish our work to Blogger?
Do Now: Due by Friday: Animations #2-6
  1. Do a Blog Post - Title - Learning Flash Animation - Minimum of three (3) sentences on what you learned & upload and include your best animation so far.
  2. Peer Animation Page Critiques - Look at three different peer animation pages. Be prepared to give constructive criticism.
  3. Upload all work to your wiki animation page NOTE: Most recent first with titles. Make it look good!
  4. Finish #6 moving image on background on the Flash Assignments page.
  5. If you are done, do the Flash extra credit assignments.
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Friday - Let's take a look at each others animation page on Friday
& look at some amazing insect photos
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Blog Post

4/2
Aim: How do we import objects into Flash?
Do Now: Complete the following two animations by Friday:
  1. Download an image of a basketball court around 700 pixels wide.
  2. #6 Moving Image on Background &
  3. #7 Running Stick Figure on Moving Background
  4. on the Flash Assignments page.
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4/1
Aim: How do we make a figure move in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Do #4 & 5 on the Flash Assignments page.
  2. If you are done, move to the next flash assignment.
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3/31
Aim: How do we make quick movements in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. View video #4 on the Flash Assignments page.
    1. What happens on your stage when you insert a keyframe change on a layer?
    2. What tool/option can you turn on to see what was on the stage in the last frame?
    3. When would you use multiple keyframe changes in succession instead of one motion tween over time?
  2. Complete #4 and move to #5 on the Flash Assignments page.
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3/27-28
Aim: How do we make things move in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Ten minutes to publish your Flash Tools assignment as a .GIF, upload and share with buterawork@gmail.com
  2. Start the next assignment: First Flash Animation
  3. Got to the next assignment on the Flash Assignments page.
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3/26
Aim: How do we convert our .swf Flash file to a .GIF for web publishing?
Do Now:

  1. If done, move to the next assignment on the Flash Assignments page.
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Flash Tools 3/26/2014

3/25
Aim: What are some of the tools in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Open your Flash Tools assignment and complete it by today -Flash Tools Assignment - Upload it to your Google Drive & share it with buterawork@gmail.com
    1. Review: ruler, grid, snap to grid, paint brush, selection tool,shapes, fill stroke, grouping & ungroup, break apart & bits.
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Flash Tools 3/26/2014

3/24
Aim: What is the stage and tool set in Flash?
Do Now:
  1. Open your Introduction to Flash Animation assignment on your Google Drive for discussion
  2. Start the Introduction to Flash,
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3/21
Aim: What resources can we find to help us learn Adobe Flash CS6?
Do Now:
  1. Share completed Introduction to Flash Animation assignment assignment from yesterday with buterawork@gmail.com if you have not already done so. It is due today.
  2. Do a Discussion Board Post on Flash CS6
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3/22/2014

3/20
Complete the Introduction to Flash Animation assignment from yesterday.
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3/21/2014

3/19
Aim: What are some of the applications of animations?
Do Now:
  1. Take this copyright infringement quiz
  2. Start this Introduction to Flash Animation assignment
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3/18
Aim: How can we avoid copyright infringement & piracy when we use the web?
Do Now:
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3/17
Aim: How can we improve the appearance of our blogs?
Housekeeping:
  • Check the 2013-2014 Student Blog link to the right to check that your blog address link works.
  • Student with missing blog addresses, please submit your blog address here:
  • TImi Alli's link doesn't work.

Do Now:
Copy and paste the text below to the "*" into the top of your Animation Assignments document on your Google Drive .
Critique the appearance of these blogs by answering the four questions below for each.
  • What could be changed to improve the blog's overall appearance?
  • Does it have a description under the title?
  • Does it contain any lowercase "i"s in the middle of sentences?
  1. http://shenee96.blogspot.com/
  2. http://aprilduncan1.blogspot.com/
  3. http://shanalloyd.blogspot.com/
  4. http://loopyblogs.blogspot.com/
  5. http://trepcalearningreflections.blogspot.com/ & http://steverebollolearningreflections.blogspot.com/
  6. http://thecurtiswarrior.blogspot.com/
  7. http://kimberlymelendez.blogspot.com/
  8. What could be added to the writing on the posts to project yourself as a "problem solving and reflective" student?
  9. How do you change the description of a blog in blogger?
  10. View this blog grading rubric & improve on your blog
  11. If you are done, start the next topic below:

Aim: How can we avoid copyright infringement & piracy?
Do Now:
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3/14
Aim: How can we improve our blog's welcome message?
Do Now:
  1. Best in Show awards go to Ahmad Abdo & Mia Wilson
  2. I will grade your blog today. To date your blog should have:
    • A description under your title - Go to Settings & Description(EDIT) - "This blog is about my learning in high school"
    • A post on your Pivot animation project with the animation (we did this over a week ago)
    • A post on you Windows Movie Maker project with the movie (we did this at the beginning of the week)
    • TODAYAim: How can we avoid copyright infringement & piracy?
      Do Now:ADD a NEW podcast in the SIDEBAR like this
    • Go here to get instructions on how to create your welcome Podcast
    • Send me a link to your blog for credit -->buterawork@gmail.com
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3/13
Aim: How can we improve on our Blog?
Do Now:
  1. Finish grading movies - hand out graded rubrics
  2. Blog Post about your WMM project and upload it.
  3. How do we easily add a youtube video to blogger.
  4. Vote on the best. While I grade your blogs.
  5. Your blog should have the last two project postings with your movies AND a new podcast in the sidebar like this when I grade it. Go here to get instructions on How to create your welcome Podcast and put it in the top of your sidebar where it's visible.
  6. Send me a link to your blog for credit -->buterawork@gmail.com
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3/12
Aim: How do we grade our Windows Movie Maker?
Do Now:
  1. Upload your movie to your wiki animation page for grading.
  2. Go to the Class List link on the right. Read the rubric and prepare for grading an assigned student.
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3/11
Aim: How do we publish our movie to the web?
Announcement:
Reminder: Pi-Can Drive - please bring in a can of food to
Rm 332 or 334 as part of a food drive.
Do Now:
  1. Review Grading Rubric
  2. Follow instructions on Project II - grading tomorrow!
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3/10
Aim: How do we add sound effects to our movie?
  1. Work on Project II - due tomorrow!.
  2. If you can't see your movie on your animation page,, follow install directions here.
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DUE TODAY.

3/7
Aim: How do we add slides, videos, images & videos to WMM?
Do Now:
  1. Work on Project II - due Monday
  2. To see our movie on our wiki, follow install directions here.
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3/6
Aim: How do we enhance our Pivot animation in WMM?
REMINDERS:
  1. Reminder: Animation Career Research HW is due by this Friday.
Share
  1. Pivot Medley - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDhiJvtSVvc
  2. 30 second dance - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdVAJnmu_Tc

Do Now:
  1. Work on Project II - due Monday
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3/5
Aim: How do we use Windows Movie Maker?
House Keeping:
  1. Reminder: Animation Career Research HW is due by this Friday.
  2. Note Project II assignment update - for a full grade you will include timely sound effects. Watch this example For extra credit: Add another mini Pivot animation or imagery with a slide intro.
  3. Students with missing email addresses in jupitergrades: Martinez, Christian,

Share
  1. Need a Proxy to View: Medley - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDhiJvtSVvc
  2. Need a Proxy to View: 30 second dance - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WdVAJnmu_Tc

Do Now:
  1. Last day to do your WLMM discussion board post to the Home Page then start your Project II - Pivot in WLMM
Project II - due by Monday, March

3/3-4
Aim: What resources can we find to help us use Windows Live Movie Maker?
House Keeping:
  1. Best in show animation awards
  2. MP1 Homework Assignment due by Friday, March 7, 2014
  3. Missing email address in jupitergrades: Angelina, Alvin, Zarek, Patricia, Christian Martinez, Julius, Christian Torres, Gabriella. Please add them NOW.
  4. Missing assignments - follow jupitergrades for due dates
  5. I will grade your blog posts at the end of the week.
Do Now:# #7 - One WMM discussion board post & peer comment
  1. #8 - Project II in WMM
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HW DUE by Friday, March 7

2/28
Aim: How can we improve on our Pivot animation using Windows Movie Maker?
Do Now:
  1. Visit all animations and vote for the best of show on the paper provided
  2. Complete assignments:
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2/27
Aim: How did you go on your pivot animation?
Do Now:
  1. Go to this page: 2014 Student Animations - Make sure your link is there and that your neighbor can view your page!!
  2. Grade the assigned student. Circle the appropriate box and total their score.
  3. Visit all animations and vote for the best on the paper provided.
  4. Learning Reflections BLOG POST - Do #5 on assignments page
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2/26
Aim: How will be grade each other's work?
  1. Submit the URL to your wiki animation page TODAY! - penalties if you don't submit by today.
  2. Finish your project for grading tomorrow.
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DUE by
Thursday 2/27 -
GRADED ON Thursday
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2/13-2/25
Aim: How do we create an effective PIVOT animation of a free-runner?
  1. Deconstruction this backflip
  2. How to punch and kick
  3. We will be grading each other's animations on Wed. 2/26 - Project I - Pivot Free Runner
  4. How to break dance
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2/12
Aim: How do we create an effective PIVOT animation of a free-runner?
  1. Open Project I - Pivot Free Runner for review of project goals and requirements.
  2. Go to your Google drive & add to the top of your Animation Assignments document the date & answer the following:
    • Identify four or more athletic movements you will want to include in your free runner animation.
  3. Read grading rubric. Upon completion, we will be:
    1. peer grading
    2. analyzing student work
    3. voting on the best
    4. identify what we would like to accomplish/improve on in Pivot going forward into our next project.
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2/11/14
Aim: How do we create an effective PIVOT animation?
Do Now:
  1. Open your animation assignments document, put today's date at the top and answer: Identify two things you need to know in order to create an effective PIVOT animation?
DUE TO DATE:
  1. Finish Introduction to Animation Assignment and share with buterawork@gmail.com
  2. Discussion Board Posts & Comments
  3. Start Project I - Pivot Free Runner.
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2/10/14
Aim: What makes a good PIVOT animation?
Do Now:

  1. Compare & contrast a group or team to working together to someone working alone to get a project or task completed. State advantages/disadvantages.
  2. Compare & contrast a team to the Internet. State similarities & differences.
  3. Research resources on Pivot and post to the discussion board
  4. Open and complete the Introduction to Animation Assignment assignment from Friday and share it with me.
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2/7/2014
Aim: What is animation and it's many applications?
Do Now:
  1. Complete this "Getting to Know You" survey.
  2. Introduction to Animation Assignment
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February 6, 2014==
Aim: What is animation and it's many applications?

Computer Business Students -
UPDATE your resumes
Under SKILLS include:
  • Dreamweaver CS6
  • Photoshop CS6
  • HTML
Start Project 1 - Pivot Free Runner Animation
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