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Student Publications: Yearbook (YB) I-IV

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS:  YEARBOOK (YB) I-IV: This course provides the study of and practice in gathering and analyzing information, interviewing, and note taking for the purpose of:  (1) writing, (2) editing, (3) publishing for print, and  (4) broadcast media, including yearbooks.  This course includes instruction and practice in effective journalistic writing forms and techniques as well as layout, design, photojournalism, and typography.  Representative examples of amateur and professional journalism are studied.  The concept of responsible journalism, ethics, and First Amendment rights are discussed.   Some after school time may be needed to complete the yearbook.  Students are also responsible for selling advertising in the publications. Students plan, publish, market, and distribute the yearbook as the primary component of this class.


Length: Year

Offered: Fall/Spring

Number of Periods per Semester: One


Grade Level: 9-10-11-12

Course Prerequisites: Journalism I, Photography I, Student Publications Yearbook


Application:  None

Tryout : None

Counselor Approval Required: None


Dual Credit: No

Weighted:  Levels I, II, III No, Level IV Yes, Half


Diploma Path:Directed Elective or Elective for All Diploma Paths

Quantitative Reasoning: No