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Digital Literacy - 1st Quarter - Ryan Durfee, instructor

Daily Assignments - Part I: Digital Design Application Software Skills


No School
Winter Holiday

Digital Literacy course intro & Digital Design (our first part of the course's studies)
AND
Begin Work in FLASH Animation Software
Dancing Skeleton

January 2nd

Continue work in FLASH animation software
Dancing Skeleton

January 3rd

Taking your animation skills to a higher level
Skeleton Takes Bath

January 4th

Continue work on
Skeleton Takes Bath


January 5th

Watch together some early examples of movie animation
A Trip to the Moon
and
Skeleton Battle
Jason & the Argonauts

The Bone Tool

Skeleton Bone Tool

January 8th

Watch together:
1933 King Kong clip
THEN
Classic Tween
Superman Flying
Using Bone Tool to Create a Creature that has no bones
BoneTool_Slug

If time, Watch the Video on the Original King Kong armature

January 9th

Shape Tween
Crazy Shapes

January 10th

Importing images & using Layers
Disco Alien

January 11th

Adding sound to
your animations
Scary Thing

January 12th

No School
Martin L. King Day
Holiday

More work w/ Importing images & using Layers
Cartoon Boy

January 16th

Continue working on
Cartoon Boy

Student Photos Taken for Your Upcoming Graphics & Animations

January 17th

Using FLASH Action Script 2.0
Spotlight Effect



January 18th

Using Filters in FLASH to add a shadow
Horse Shadow

January 19th

Basic Tools for FIREWORKS
Old Photo

January 22nd

Combining images
using FIREWORKS
Crocofrog


Instructions on Making Safe Internet
Searches


January 23rd

More Tools practice
FIREWORKS
Scary Ghost

January 24th

Using the Rubber Stamp Tool in
FIREWORKS
Jar of Jam

Note: Be certain to save your file as a FIREWORKS .png

January 25th

CodeChangers.com Presentation
CLICK HERE to Login, Take Survey & Create Account
NEXT
OZOBOT Instructions

January 26th

Continue work on
Jar of Jam
Working with text & images on your label
THEN
Using FIREWORKS
More combining to create a
Famous Person

January 29th

Using & manipulating color in FIREWORKS
Warhol

January 30th

Continue work on
Warhol


January 31st

Preparing images in FIREWORKS for FLASH
Robot

February 1st

How to use the Magic Wand Tool & keeping images w/ transparent
backgrounds

Continue work on
Robot

February 2nd

Continue work on
Robot

If time go to
Using FLASH Coding Action Script 2.0
Pong Game

February 5th

Using FLASH Coding Action Script 2.0
Pong Game

February 6th

Adding Sub-scenes to your animations
Pong Game adding Subscenes

February 7th

Ad Campaign for Rock Band using FIREWORKS and FLASH
Crazzy Lizzard Records
Rock Poster

February 8th

Ad Campaign for Rock Band using FIREWORKS and FLASH
Crazzy Lizzard Records
Rock Banner Ad.

February 9th

Make certain to have completed your rockposter &
rockbanner

THEN

FIREWORKS TEST
My Vacation


February 12th



FIREWORKS TEST
My Vacation


February 13th

FLASH & FIREWORKS
TEST - Flying Bird


February 14th

FLASH & FIREWORKS
TEST - Flying Bird


February 15th

Complete TESTS
THEN
Begin next weeks work to start creating your html portfolio website by going to Tuesday's video on
File Management


February 16th
No School
Presidents Day
Holiday

Creating an HTML
Website using
DREAMWEAVER

File Management


February 20th

Creating an HTML
Website using
DREAMWEAVER

Topgraphic


February 21st

Complete Topgraphic
THEN
DREAMWEAVER

Begin creating your HTML website

February 22nd

HTML website using
DREAMWEAVER






February 23rd
Grid Drawings
Seeing larger images by breaking into smaller parts
February 26th
Grid Drawings
February 27th
Grid Drawings
February 28th
Grid Drawings
THEN
Cartooning Using FLASH
March 1st
Continue, Cartooning Using FLASH
March 2nd
Bad Little Boy/Girl Stories - Creating a Story to Animate
March 5th
Bad Little Boy/Girl Stories - Creating a Story to Animate
March 6th

Warrior Pride Day
No Ds, Fs, Ns, Us
to Attend
End of 3rd Term
March 7th

No School
Teacher Training
No School
Teacher Training


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