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Standards explanation. Given a situation that can be modeled by a quadratic function or the graph of a quadratic function the student will determine the domain.
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The student incorporates photographs into journalistic publications. The student is expected to:
plan photo layouts;
illustrate events with appropriate photos and captions;
plan photographs in relation to assignments from an editor;
create a system for organizing deadlines and camera equipment and for filing photos for publication;
create and publish slideshow packages using available technology; and
publish photos in both print and online formats.
The student understands individual and staff responsibilities of coverage appropriate for the publication's audience. The student is expected to:
understand the role and responsibilities of each staff member and the purpose of the publication;
use the skills necessary to plan and produce a publication;
read both professional publications and other student-produced publications to generate story and design ideas for the local publication;
conduct research using a variety of sources such as interviews with primary sources, databases, or published reports; and
conceive coverage ideas for packaged presentations of material, including, but not limited to, copy, infographics, sidebars, photos, art, and multimedia components.
The student understands media law and journalistic ethics and standards and the responsibility to cover subjects of interest and importance to the audience. The student is expected to:
find a variety of credible sources to provide balanced coverage;
compose the story accurately keeping his/her own opinion out of non-editorial coverage;
provide editorial coverage to inform and encourage the reader to make intelligent decisions;
critique the publication to find its strengths and weaknesses to improve products based on those critiques;
seek non-staff opinion on the publication to determine its impact on future publications;
understand the consequences of plagiarism; and
understand and apply copyright law, the fair use exemption, and the ownership of intellectual property.
The student understands all aspects of a publication and the means by which that publication is created. The student is expected to:
identify elements used to create publications;
create and execute a financial plan for supporting publications such as sales and advertising; and
consider finances in making decisions, including number of pages and cost-incurring extras such as color, paper quality, and number of copies for print publications.
The student produces publications. The student is expected to:
determine which events and issues are newsworthy for the audience;
select the most appropriate journalistic format to present content;
apply skills in reporting and writing to produce publications;
design pages for publications;
plan and produce photographs for publications;
incorporate graphics into publications;
write and design headlines for publications;
research and write captions for publications;
produce publications using available technology; and
evaluate stories and coverage for balance and readability.
The student demonstrates leadership and teamwork abilities. The student is expected to:
determine roles for which different team members will assume responsibility;
work cooperatively and collaboratively through a variety of staff assignments;
determine coverage and concepts for publications;
develop a deadline schedule and a regular means of monitoring progress;
listen actively and critically and then respond appropriately to team members;
submit work for editing and critiquing and make appropriate revisions; and
edit and critique work of others.