Journalism

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Rampage Newspaper - Charger Yearbook - Journalism 1

NEWSPAPER I, II, III

Students in Advanced Journalism: Newspaper I, II, III are responsible for writing, editing, photographing and maintaining the student newspaper, The Rampage
 
Course Description: Students enrolled in Advanced Journalism: Newspaper I, II, III communicate in a variety of forms for a variety of audiences and purposes. Students are expected to plan, draft, and complete written and/or visual communications on a regular basis, carefully examining their copy for clarity, engaging language, and the correct use of the conventions and mechanics of written English. Students are expected to become analytical consumers of media and technology to enhance their communication skills. In addition, students will learn journalistic ethics and standards. Writing, technology, and visual and electronic media are used as tools for learning as students create, clarify, critique, write, and produce school newspapers. Students must have the recommendation of the publications teacher to enroll in this class, and courses must be taken in sequence. Production of the newspaper may require 3 to 8 hours of after-school activities per week. 
 
 
All journalism courses falls under Option 2 of the Business & Industry Endorsement (see pages 19, 22 and 38 in the Course Offerings and Descriptions booklet). 

Yearbook I, II, III

Students in Advanced Journalism: Yearbook I, II, III are responsible for writing, editing, photographing and selling the yearbook
 
Course Description: Students enrolled in Advanced Journalism: Yearbook I, II, III learn all the skills required to develop a school yearbook. Students learn advanced publishing skills, interviewing techniques, design and layout expertise, and sophisticated writing skills. They become adept at using complex software that is used in the professional publishing industry. In addition, they learn how to work as leaders and as a team as they manage this production process. Students must have the recommendation of the publications teacher to enroll in this class, and courses must be taken in sequence. Production of the yearbook may require 3 to 8 hours of after-school activities per week.
 
 
All journalism courses falls under Option 2 of the Business & Industry Endorsement (see pages 19, 22 and 38 in the Course Offerings and Descriptions booklet). 
 

Journalism 1

Course Description: Students enrolled in Journalism write in a variety of forms for a variety of audiences and purposes. Students are expected to plan, draft, and complete written compositions on a regular basis, carefully examining their papers for clarity, engaging language, and the correct use of the conventions and mechanics of written English. Students will become analytical consumers of media and technology to enhance their communication skills. Writing, technology, visual, and electronic media are used as tools for learning as students produce effective communications. Journalism students will learn journalistic traditions, research self-selected topics, write journalistic texts, and learn the principals of publication. 
 
All journalism courses falls under Option 2 of the Business & Industry Endorsement (see pages 19, 22 and 38 in the Course Offerings and Descriptions booklet). 
 
 

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