Monday, November 14, 2005

Day 28


  • Open Print Shop Deluxe Companion
  • Click on Postcard>Wide>Blank>No Layout. BE SURE to click on Back of Postcard to begin. This is located on the bottom left hand side of the Print Shop Screen.
  • Save as Postcard in your Documents.
  • Go to Safari and type Google.com in the address bar.
  • Type the country or city and country you want to use in the search window
  • Click on IMAGES.
  • Drag and drop two images of choice to a new Appleworks Drawing Document which you will save as "Postcard Pictures"
  • Now copy and paste each picture from the Appleworks Drawing Document into the Print Shop Deluxe Companion Postcard you are creating.
  • You must add the following to complete the back of the postcard:
  1. Two pictures which you cut and pasted into your postcard
  2. One sentence about each picture.Type it like your telling a friend about the picture..for ex. "Tomorrow we will be visiting the Great Wall of China"
  3. Now Go to 1000countries.com
  4. Now scroll down to the bottom of the page. Find your country and click on it.
  5. Scroll down till you find LOCATION. Type the location exactly as you see it on the webpage but make it sound like you are telling a friend about where you are. ie. "Brazil is in Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean."
  6. Now write two more sentences. One sentence should tell the climate and the other sentence should tell the Area Comparative. Both can be found here.
  • Add the following to the FRONT of the Postcard:
  1. Put one text block in the upper left hand corner and type your return address there using regular text, not script font, Size Small
  2. Put one text block in the lower right hand corner and type your friend's name and address in a MEDIUM text. Again, you do not have to use script.
  3. Put a text block in the lower left hand corner and type a minimum of five sentences in script font size Extra Small such as Signature. Tell your friend what a good time your having, when you are coming home, what else you may do while you are there etc.
  4. Add a stamp and a postcript . I will instruct you on how to do this but if you feel adventurous and want to do this by yourself follow these instructions:
  • Using your Tool Box, click in the upper right hand box. There you will find a Square Graphic. Please click on that now.
  • Now Double Click the box.
  • Click on Change Libraries
  • Click on the little arrow for the drop down box and click on Desktop--Macintosh HD--Applications -Mac OS 9--Print Shop Deluxe--Libraries-- and scroll down until you see PSDC Stamps. Click ok. Pick a stamp and put it in the upper right hand corner.
  • NOw Add another Square Graphic. Place it partially over the stamp.
  • Double click the grey square graphic and change libraries just as you did above but this time pick PSDC Postmarks. Pick a postmark and place it over or near the stamp. A postmark is what the Post Office stamps over your stamp to prove it was sent through them.
  • If you wish to slightly rotate your postmark to look more realistic. select your postmark, click on Option in the menu bar, click on Rotate, and change the skew...
SAVE AS POSTCARD in your Documents!


The grading for POSTCARDS will be as follows:
39 Possible Points

10--2 photos

3--sentence explaining photo

3--sentence explaining photo

4--facts about country

3--return address (name)

5--paragraph to friend

3--stamp

3--spelling--script font

18 Comments:

Anonymous Mrs. Baber said...

Hello Class, Please leave questions, comments or ideas about our class here. Then click on OTHER.. leave your first name and last name initial... for example... LeeB
THANKS for your participation.

7:36 AM  
Anonymous Krista N. said...

I liked it when we made stationary and cards and stuff. epecially when we amde stationry. I do think we should be able to get on the internet more though. :)

7:39 AM  
Anonymous SamanthaT said...

I would like it better if we go on the internet or play games more often. I like how we do the activitys, but I would like this class better if we got to do our own thing every once in awhile. When are we getting our screen names?

7:41 AM  
Anonymous Lee B said...

Add comments, questions, or ideas here to share with other students taking this class.

9:03 AM  
Anonymous brittany said...

I am sleepy, dizzy, and sick cause i have this one kind of medicin for my migranes

9:05 AM  
Anonymous dylan c said...

We need to play some games that are fun like freetime.

9:05 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Josh B. said......
When can we get to have our own websites
and let us get on the internet 2 play games

9:05 AM  
Anonymous katelyn M. said...

i like doing things with clipart, i think we should do more stuff with that

9:12 AM  
Anonymous Claire F. said...

Desktop publishing is my favorite thing that we're doing this year. It's better than boring stuff like databases and spreadsheets and stuff. CCould we play more games in class:)

11:06 AM  
Anonymous Claire F. said...

Hey Mrs. Baber! I'm doing this from my computer at home. Your class is cool. I like computers:)

1:18 PM  
Anonymous Samantha T said...

Whats up everyone? This class is cool! I sit right beside Amy Freed! BBBBBYYYYYEEEEEE!!!!!!!

7:31 AM  
Anonymous Krista N. said...

HI people!
Hi Maria, Morgan, Brittany, and all you people! Don't you guys LIKE* making postcards? It is so fun! I like going in PRINT SHOP companian and stuff. It's fun!
-Krista

7:42 AM  
Anonymous Samantha F said...

I think that we should have free time in between subjects in this class.

9:04 AM  
Anonymous Maria D. said...

I enjoy when we do things with the drawing application and Print Shop. I think that we should be able to get on the internet more often like last year though.

11:43 AM  
Anonymous Mila said...

Do we get email this year? I thought someon told me that........hmmm. I think it would be really cool if we did, that way we can email if we get done early or something. I really miss all the friends I can't see anymore. : (

12:04 PM  
Anonymous Kriiista Nyce said...

this is a very interesing class. I hope were going on post master deluxe again! Wow, I almost spelled deluxe wrong!
- Krista N.

7:38 AM  
Anonymous Krista N. said...

Hey ms. B,
I really hope your dog gets better! That would make me soo sad if he died!
-Krista N.

7:39 AM  
Anonymous Samantha T said...

Hey Everyone,
Whats up? Im sooo bored right now! I just wish that we could do our own stuff and play more games! When are we getting our screen names!?! I really want them before the school year is over!! Well bye everyone!!!!!

7:19 AM  

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