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Digital Communications IV

Lesson Plan: Unit 1, Introduction to Audio/Video Production

Dates: Jan 8 – March 16

Bell Work: Changed Daily and presented on the smart board. Students will immediately log on and answer Bell Work using google classroom. Bell ringer will require student to utilize technology and knowledge relevant to the current unit of study and it will integrate Core subjects.

Essential Question: What are the different kinds of digital medial and how does it influence our lives?


1.1 Define terminology

1.2 Describe common video formats

1.3 Discuss equipment and software needed for video production

1.4 Review copyright laws that affect the use of video

1.5 Discuss the phases of production

Model/Guided Practice: Students will participate in a series of teacher guided lectures while students complete a study guide.

Independent Work (The Assignment): Students will role play as production members of a reality TV show. Where they will learn and perform all steps in video production.

Assessment: Student learning will be assessed by daily Bell work and will utilize their understanding of elements of digital communication to improve various examples of digital communications. At the completion of the unit students will take a written exam.