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DESKTOP PUBLISHING PARTS 1-2-3 MAJOR PROJECT: "Assessing DTP Basic Skills"

DESKTOP PUBLISHING PARTS 1-2-3 MAJOR PROJECT: "Assessing DTP Basic Skills"
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DESKTOP PUBLISHING PARTS 1-2-3 MAJOR PROJECT: "Assessing DTP Basic Skills" - is the assessment tool DTP teachers need for the first 15 activities that students complete. Students will be working in teams of three to complete the project tasks - a good exercise in teamwork for students since that is what business requires of their employees. Student teams are asked to create a new school club, determine a "theme" for the month, schedule three club activities, and complete nine tasks (three per person). The teacher determines the timeline according to their school scheduling system and the standards they wish to address.

All of these activities have been created using Microsoft Office 2010 (Windows version), which is what the author currently uses. However, these activities can be easily modified for MS Word 2013, MS Publisher, and other publishing software. The author (who has taught publishing in several secondary schools) has experience in using Publisher and QuarkXPress with her own students, and she has used these same activities. All of Education Get Real's materials are copyright protected to protect the author's intellectual properties. However, it is relatively easy for desktop publishing students to make the adaptations when using these materials in the classroom with whatever software is provided.
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A FREE suggested timeline/lesson plan is available here on our website which may be of help to you when implementing these activities.
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The tasks that students will complete in this assessment piece include:

->1: Club Organizational Chart
->2: Club Letterhead and a Logo
->3: Calendar of Monthly Events
->4: Letter to the School Principal
->5: Advertisement for the School Newspaper
->6: Flyer Advertising an Events
->7: Invitation to Faculty Members
->8: Tickets with Stubs for an Event
->9: Form with a Table
->In addition: Each package also includes Teacher Instructions for the major project, a Project Rubric needed to evaluate the teams, and a Daily Record Sheet to record each students daily progress on the project. The Project Rubric automatically calculates the student grades since they include formulas that do the work for you. These items are all copyrighted and therefore protected.


The author of our desktop publishing offerings is a secondary teacher who has taught desktop publishing for several years, has helped students create several student desktop publishing businesses in secondary schools (she is the sponsor), has written much of the curriculum (English- and Business-related) offered here in our store on TPT, has created professional desktop publishing materials for local businesses and school systems, and she is the publisher of TPT Education Get Real materials here in our store. She is now sharing her intellectual properties and expertise with other teachers in order to provide students with marketable skills in the area of publishing.

Are you looking for desktop publishing materials that are sure to capture the attention of your students? Do you appreciate having a means to assess student progress in terms of their working together in teams on final projects? Are you looking for activities that are challenging, meaningful, creative, and fun for your students? Would your students enjoy something different in your classes? Then this is likely just what you are looking for.
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If you are interested in seeing other DESKTOP PUBLISHING BUNDLES that we have available here in our store, click on the links below:

DESKTOP PUBLISHING BUNDLES:
DESKTOP PUBLISHING COMPLETE BUNDLE - PARTS 1-6 "Activities-Rubrics-EVERYTHING!
DESKTOP PUBLISHING PARTS 1-2-3 BUNDLE - "ALL Activities, Rubrics & Project"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING PARTS 4-5-6 BUNDLE - "ALL Activities, Rubrics & Project"

DESKTOP PUBLISHING MAJOR PROJECTS:
DESKTOP PUBLISHING PARTS 1-2-3 MAJOR PROJECT: "Assessing DTP Basic Skills"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING FINAL PROJECT: PARTS 1-6 "Assessing all 30 Activities"

DESKTOP PUBLISHING POWERPOINT (INTRODUCTION):
DESKTOP PUBLISHING (DTP) POWERPOINT: "Basic DTP Design Principles"

DESKTOP PUBLISHING INDIVIDUAL PARTS:
DESKTOP PUBLISHING - Part 1 Activities: "Introduction to Design Principles"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING - Part 2 Activities: "Introduction to Design Principles""
DESKTOP PUBLISHING - Part 3 Activities: "Introduction to Design Principles"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING - Part 4 Activities: "Introduction to Design Principles"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING - Part 5 Activities: "Introduction to Design Principles"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING - Part 6 Activities: "Introduction to Design Principles"

DESKTOP PUBLISHING TEACHER TOOLS:
DESKTOP PUBLISHING (DTP) - "Student Technology Survey (Form)"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING ACTIVITIES - "Extra Credit-Extra Challenges-Extra Fun"
DESKTOP PUBLISHING TIMELINE - Parts 1-2-3-4-5-6 - "Lesson Plan/Schedule"
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ATTENTION PURCHASERS: Printing permitted -- for best results use a high resolution printer. Notify us through FAQS if you experience technical issues -- we aim to please!

Keywords: desktop publishing, publishing, keyboarding, computer applications, word processing, Word activities, desktop publishing activities, desktop publishing PowerPoints, desktop publishing bundles, design publishing documents, desktop publishing rubrics, desktop publishing projects, EGR, Education Get Real.

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