Welcome to Hurley's Journalism Wiki Experience!By using a wikispace, I hope to maintain the communication between parents, students, and myself.As the school year progresses we will be using this space to highlight the work we do as well as extend the discussions we have in class beyond the actual classroom.

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Photo by Jana Werner, ©2005 Endeavors magazine.

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**ahurley@lps.k12.co.us**
Please refer to my schedule below if you need to speak with me directly.
All of my classes meet in Room 113 except for 7th hour which is in Room 210.
Days/Periods
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Monday
Planning
Planning
News Prod.
Lunch
AP Lang
AP Lang
AP Lang
Tuesday
Journalism
Planning
News Prod.
Lunch
AP Lang
AP Lang
AP Lang
Wednesday
Planning
Planning
News Prod.
Lunch
AP Lang
AP Lang
AP Lang
Thursday
Journalism
Planning
News Prod.
Lunch
AP Lang
AP Lang
AP Lang
Friday
Planning
Planning
Editors' Mtg.
Lunch
AP Lang
AP Lang
AP Lang

Semester Agenda

Tuesday 5/8: Last day for Broadcast Work!!!
HW: Make final revisions to broadcast

Thursday 5/10: Broadcast Presentation Day
HW: Have an excellent summer!

Tuesday 5/1: Editorial Due Today, Introduce Broadcast Assignment
HW: Write stories for broadcast

Thursday 5/3: Broadcast Work Day
HW: Broadcast work

Tuesday 4/24: Sample editorial, Read handout covering Editorial Writing
HW: Brainstorm editorial topics, Be ready to write on Thursday

Thursday 4/26: Write editorial rough draft in class
HW: Revise and type editorial, Due Tuesday

Tuesday 4/17: Peer Edit Rough Draft for HHS Sports Story
HW: Make final revisions to Sports Story and think about broadcast coverage

Thursday 4/19: Sports Stories Due! Perform broadcast in class
HW: None

Tuesday 4/10: Brainstorm HHS Sports story ideas
HW: Begin research and interviewing for sports story

Thursday 4/12: Skeletons for first draft of sports story
HW: Complete Rough Draft- 300 words, types, 2 sources, 2 quotations min.

Tuesday 4/3: "Worth the Wait" Rick Reilly, "M.I.T. Guard" Read Problem or Promise Handout
HW: None

Thursday 4/5: "The Play of the Year" Rick Reilly, "Why We Mourn Barbaro" Pick two stories from 4 samples and complete critique
HW: Finish work from class

Tuesday 3/20: Critique most recent issue of the Pioneer, Complete evaluation
HW: Revise Features story, Final version and broadcast due on Thursday, 3/22

Thursday 3/22: Broadcast Features stories, Final story due
HW: None

Tuesday 3/13: Read two sample Features stories, Complete critique sheet for one
HW: 300 word, typed, rough draft of HHS Features story

Thursday 3/15: Peer Edit Features stories
HW: Revise Features story, Final version and broadcast due on Thursday, 3/22

Tuesday 3/6: Read Brady Dennis samples
HW: Read sample again and Brainstorm 5 story ideas

Thursday 3/8: No Class- TCAP
HW: See Tuesday

Tuesday 2/28: Introduction to Features stories, Read St.Onge sample
HW: Answer questions to St.Onge story analysis

Thursday 3/1: Read Denverpost.com, Read "A Vital Life" and answer all questions
HW: None

Tuesday 2/21: HHS News Rough Drafts Due, Peer Edit in class using editing response sheet
HW: Make revisions to HHS News Story, Final draft due Thursday, See rubric for grading criteria

Thursday 2/23: Broadcast News Stories
HW: None

Tuesday 2/14: Brainstorm story ideas on the board for HHS News
HW: Select one story and research, You must begin your interviews asap

Thursday 2/16: Discuss 3 structures for news writing, Read sample story, Analyze structure
HW: Write 300 word HHS News story, Must be typed with headline

Tuesday 2/7: Grade Write it Right exercises, Begin Lead analysis
HW: "Getting the basics" and "Checking examples" Handouts

Thursday 2/9: Discuss 3 structures for news writing, Read sample story, Analyze structure
HW: Brainstorm 5 HHS story ideas

Tuesday 1/31: Read Denver Post online and discuss current events, Writing practices with objectivity and avoiding redundancy (Handouts)
HW: Read "Write it Right" rules

Thursday 2/2: Using "Write it Right" rules, complete writing samples
HW: Finish Write it Right samples

Tuesday 1/24: Test over Ethics terms and News Characteristics
HW: None

Thursday 1/26: Discussion over controversial and sensitive topics, Short hand practice with music
HW: TBA


Tuesday 1/17: Define terms from handout and PowerPoint over Journalistic Ethics
HW: Read Hazelwood and Colorado Free Expression Law Handouts, Does Colorado follow the Hazelwood decision?

Thursday 1/19: Continue with terms definitions
HW: Study for test over all terms and class discussion

Tuesday 1/10: Read denverpost.com for 10 minutes, Discuss "What's in the news?" Peer edit profiles and finish interviews
HW: Finish profile and practice broadcast

Thursday 1/12: Broadcast Day!!!, Profiles also due
HW: None

Tuesday 1/3: Notecards, Course Expectations, Reilly Sample, Write open-ended questions
HW: Finish questions

Thursday 1/5: Conduct Interviews
HW: Begin writing profile