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Mr. May's Class Agenda



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May 31st, 2010
  • Monday - Summative - DUE DATE ALERT
  • Tuesday - Summative - Website Day
    • Mr May is away today - use this time to get caught up on your websites
    • Pictures that they've taken so far have been posted in the HANDOUTS folder for cropppnig and use on the websites
    • Continue working on your webpages, text & graphics
    • Consider creating a "blog" entry for your progress so far on your procedure page
    • Continue developing and posting your AutoCad plans and Procedure lists
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
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May 24th, 2010

  • Monday - HOLIDAY
  • Tuesday
    • Students who are prepared are Dressing Stock in the lower shop
    • Students who need to prepare stay in the computer lab
  • Wednesday
    • There may be a Gr9 Election assembly to attend
    • Continue working on your Summative websites & graphics
      • Continue developing your AutoCad plans and Procedure lists and posting them on the websites
      • Plan the CUTS that they will make on your stock
  • Thursday - Summative Shop Work for those who are ready
    • Trace ACCURATE cutlines on your stock
    • Students who still need stock MUST complete their plans and specifications, and enter them in the form on the Summative page
  • Friday - Summative Shop Work
    • Don't forget to take photos and video!
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May 17th, 2010

  • Monday - Summative
  • Tuesday - No class today - UBUNTU Games outside
  • Wednesday - Summative - Dressing Stock - NOT!
    • Eligibility for Summative Project Options
      • How complete is your planning?
      • Is your project FEASIBLE given the time constraints?
  • Thursday - Summative Specification Review
    • Complete OSCAR BALLOTS and return them to your teacher
    • Co-Op Fair - students MAY visit the Co-Op fair for 10 minutes at some point in the period if they wish to. NO food or cells allowed. Check in with the teacher before you leave - IF you leave
    • STOCK DRESSING PLAN
      • Sign In and Complete the survey on the summative page
      • Complete an AUTOCAD sketch that ACCURATELY shows the dimensions of the dressed stock you need, and all the CUTS you need to make for your project. Label your plans appropriately
      • Save the Autocad work as STOCK PLAN, post a screengrab to your googlesite and hand in the Autocad file
  • Friday - Summative
    • DRESSING THE STOCK in the main shop!
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May 10th, 2010

  • Monday
    • Google Websites - Final Submission
    • Summative Planning
      • Proposals
      • Dressing Stock?
  • Tuesday
    • Summative Planning - Create a Research Page that neatly shows your:
      • Weblinks
      • Photos
    • Embedding Video with Vimeo
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • DUE TODAY
      • Summative Planning Due
        • WHAT are you proposing to do?
        • WHAT are your STOCK REQUIREMENTS (dimensions for dressing the lumber)
        • SHOW the Research you've done so far (photos, weblinks,
        • SHOW your AutoCad planning so far
        • SHOW your Procedure List so far
      • GoogleSite Due with banner and cropped photos
    • Who's doing what? Overview
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May 3rd, 2010

  • Monday
    • Photoshop:
      • Review cropping | resizing
      • Crop any pictures of your Treasure Box and YoYo to 800x600 pixels for use in a Portfolio Website
    • Websites
      • Create a GoogleSite called [LastnameFirstname] Portfolio
      • Create a new page for one of your projects - ie. the Treasure Box
      • Insert and size the pictures of the project on that page
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
    • Photoshop
    • Websites
      • Drag the link to your website into the appropriate HANDINS folder
      • Deleting unnecessary pages
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April 26th, 2010

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April 19th, 2010

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April 12th, 2010

  • Monday
    • Complete Outstanding work
    • Complete and PRINT AutoCad Plans
  • Tuesday
    • Complete Plans
    • ShopWork on Treasure Boxes
  • Wednesday
    • GRADE 8 Visitors
      • Evaluate Previous Project
    • Complete Plans
    • ShopWork on Treasure Boxes
  • Thursday
    • ShopWork on Treasure Boxes
  • Friday
    • ShopWork on Treasure Boxes
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April 5th, 2010

  • Monday
    • Holiday
  • Tuesday
    • Finish Dressing Stock in lower shops
      • Plane stock to 1/2" thickness
      • Square long edge using the Jointer
      • Return to AutoCad plans to plan final "rip" cut
  • Wednesday
    • AutoCad - How to print plans when complete
      • VIEW - Zoom to Extents
      • PLOT SETUP - choose a local printer
      • PLOT - send to Cute PDF - use an appropriate filename and location
      • Open new PDF file and print to Rm202 or Rm204
    • Rip Cut vs Cross Cut
    • Mark "rip" cut to final edge
    • SHOP - Rip cut your last "true" edge
    • Complete and submit Treasure Box Plans and Procedures
  • Thursday
    • Assemble in the Main Office Theatre
      • Pirates of Silicon Valley
      • GoogleBoys
  • Friday
    • Evaluation for the mid term report is based on:
      • Safety
      • Orthagraphic Sheets
      • AutoCad House
      • Yo Yo Project
        • Plans
        • Final Product
        • Conclusion
      • Treasure Box
        • Plans
        • Procedure List
        • Product in Development
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March 29th, 2010

  • Monday
    • Yo-Yo Conclusions Complete and SHARE them with Mr May
    • the Treasure Box project
    • Investigate - "joinery" - what have we used in the past for the Treasure Box? What else MIGHT be appropriate? READ the articles under the link
    • How much stock will you need to create a box 3.5" x 3.5" x 3.5" ? Do the math!
    • Create ACCURATE Autocad plans
  • Tuesday
    • Treasure Boxes - complete your:
      • Dimensions - especially: how THICK should the stock be dressed to?
      • Create a Procedure List using GoogleDocs
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • SHOP WORK - Dressing Stock
  • Friday
    • HOLIDAY BEGINS
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March 22nd, 2010

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    • SHOPWORK - Continue Yo Yo Fabrication
    • Yo-Yo Finished?
      • Return to the Treasure Box project investigation and planning
      • Investigate - what methods of "joinery" are appropriate? Name at LEAST two types
  • Wednesday
    • SHOPWORK - Continue Yo Yo Fabrication
  • Thursday
    • NO shopwork today as Mr. May is away
    • Josh can do attendance, supervise and assist with AutoCad
    • Return to the Treasure Box project
      • Investigate - "joinery" - what have we used in the past for the Treasure Box? What else MIGHT be appropriate? READ the articles under the link
      • How much stock will you need to create a box 3.5" x 3.5" x 3.5" ? Do the math!
      • Create ACCURATE Autocad plans - submit your plans (finished OR unfinished) to the appropriate HANDINS folder by 10:15am today!
  • Friday
    • SHOPWORK - Finish Yo Yo Fabrication
    • Yo-Yo EVALUATION
    • Treasure Box - Planning - Dressing Stock?

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March 15th, 2010

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March 8th, 2010

  • Monday
    • Review Room203 AutoCad Plans
    • Complete AutoCad YoYo Plans
  • Tuesday
    • Audit AutoCad YoYo Plans Handins
    • Complete AutoCad YoYo Plans
    • SHOPWORK: YoYo Procedure Complete initial Flywheel steps (1-4)
      • 1. .Select Wood
      • 2. Trace Flywheels & cuts
      • 3. Drill Center Holes
      • 4. Rough Cut from stock
  • Wednesday
    • Video Treat - Sour (Vimeo)
    • Audit AutoCad YoYo Plans Handins
    • SHOPWORK: YoYo Procedure Complete initial Flywheel steps (1-4)
      • 5. Make Relief Cuts
      • 6. Use Jig and cut Flywheels
      • 7. Use Disc Sander and Bevel Edges (if jig is ready)
  • Thursday
    • Students will not be able to access the shops and work on Yo-yo's unless qualified supervision is available (ie. Ms. Shaw)
    • If not in the shop, students can begin planning the SECOND shop project - the Treasure Chest
      • INVESTIGATE
        • Observe the Treasure Chest notes
        • Assume the stock you'll use will be 3/4" x 4" x 22"
        • Investigate alternatives on the Internet
          • What kind of designs can be created?
          • What challenges do you face?
      • PLAN
        • Create a PROCEDURE LIST
        • Create new AUTOCAD PLANS to scale
  • Friday
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March 1st, 2010

  • Monday
    • AutoCad tutorial - Audit results
      • Complete and resubmit the house tutorial
      • Use your measurement results to build a plan of room 203
    • Safety Test III results
    • Practical Training on Equipment - 5 at a time
  • Tuesday
    • Progress Reports
    • AutoCad tutorial
    • Practical Training on Equipment - 5 at a time
    • Orthographic assignment II
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • AutoCad Test - Create AutoCad Plans for room 203 using the dimensions you gathered in previous classes
    • Begin the Design Process on the YoYo construction
      • Investigate the options
      • Plan the Yo Yo using AutoCad
      • Look for the Procedure List on this wiki
  • Friday
    • Preview the YoYo Process Flywheel Preparation
    • Complete Room 203 plans
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February 22nd, 2010

  • Monday
    • Safety Test I Results
      • Make Up test TOMORROW
    • Friday's work - Room Sketches & Dimensions - You'll need them!
    • Orthagraphic Sketches
    • Intro to AutoCad
  • Tuesday
    • OPTION SHEETS - Hand them in! They were due last Friday, and you don't want to miss getting your choices because you hand yours in late!
    • AUTOCAD TUTORIAL (Handouts Server)
      • You have the period to work your way through the AutoCad tutorial found on the HANDOUTS server
      • It is a challenging exercise - you have to read CAREFULLY and follow EACH instruction!
  • Wednesday
    • OPTION SHEETS - Who still needs to hand theirs in?
    • Course fees - three remaining
    • Safety Test Make-Up
    • AutoCad tutorial - Time to get serious!
    • Orthagraphic exercise
  • Thursday
    • Return Ortho Exercise1
    • AutoCad Explanations
      • OSNAP
      • Active Assistance
      • Zooming
      • OFFSET
      • FILET
      • TRIM
    • Safety Test Results
    • Continue working on the AutoCad tutorial
  • Friday
    • Safety Test for remaining students
    • Practical Training on Equipment - 5 at a time
    • AutoCad tutorial - Hand in what you have to the appropriate handin folder (named appropriately)
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February 15th, 2010

  • Monday - HOLIDAY
  • Tuesday
    • TEST: Written Safety Test
    • Tour of Shop - "Dressing" stock
    • Measurement:
      • Take up Measurement exercise
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
    • Safety Test results
      • Check totals
      • Shop Demonstration with test sheets
      • RETURN test sheets
    • Measurement
      • Check your results from yesterday's measurement exercise
      • Re-Calculate (or if need be, re-measure) your figures so they are expressed in FEET to two significant digits
      • Re-Enter your teams new results using that STANDARD FORMAT
  • Friday
    • Josh will take attendance
      • If there are any course fees, give them to Mr. Harkness, and be sure Josh marks you on the attendance sheet
      • Measuring tapes should be on the front desk, and should be returned there after the exercise
    • You have TWO major tasks to complete while Mr.May is away:
    • 1. Measurement Exercise Part2 (This should take between 30-45 minutes)
      • Working in your groups, use pen and paper to create an overhead sketch of room 203 that accurately shows
        1. The dimensions of the walls and doors you measured yesterday
        2. NEW measurements: where are the WINDOWS located and where they are located
        3. The location of POSTS and PILLARS in the room (ignore the diagonal supports by the west wall)

    • 2. ONCE THAT'S DONE - You can begin learning about PHOTOSHOPHAVE A GREAT WEEKEND
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February 8th, 2010

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
    • Meet the Teacher Night
    • Tools - Glue Gun (#6)
    • Measurement
    • Study for Safety and Computer Vocab Tests
  • Thursday
    • Class Fees Reminder - $20
  • Friday
    • PD DAY - No Classes!
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February 1st, 2010

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
    • Shop Safety - Clothing
    • Course requirements:
      • Course Fee $20 due by next Tuesday
        • Materials
        • Printing
        • Tool
      • UserID and Password
      • Binder, Pen and Paper
      GLUE GUN Safety notes (#1)
    • Complete the FILE MANAGEMENT Exercise by acquiring, completing and handing in an Autobiography
  • Wednesday
    • Safety Notes
      • Tools - Band Saw Notes (#1)
      • Take notes on paper - specifically, things highlighted in YELLOW
      • Study from your own notes
      • Safety TEST next Friday - required to access the shops
    • Fully Read and TRY USING the computer TIPS
    • Fully Read computer HARDWARE and complete the "Game System" assignment. Submit it to the appropriate handins folder using and appropriate file name. This is for marks!

  • Thursday
    • Computer HARDWARE
      • Audit yesterday's assignment - Handins
    • Computer SOFTWARE
    • Tools - Scroll Saw Notes (#2)
    • Google Accounts and Google Documents
      • Try logging on to your GoogleDocs account - use your NOVELL login
  • Friday
    • Tools - Drill Press (#3)
    • Google Accounts and Google Documents
      • Log on to your GoogleDocs account - use your NOVELL login
    • Fully Read computer NETWORKS and complete the SPEEDTEST exercise as homework
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  • Friday

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