Jan 072020
 

Lesson 1

  1. From j2launch, open Google Drive
  2. Click  “+ New” – “Google Docs”
  3. Look through the menus and options
  4. Create a document with information about South America
  5. How can you use the different tools to present your information effectively?
    1. Banner pictures
    2. Text boxes (tables – coloured boxes)
    3. Text in columns
    4. Pictures/text

  

Lesson 2

  1. Insert a table
    1. Make the border lines invisible
    2. Colour the cells
    3. Change width/merge cells
  2. Insert pictures
    1. Put them in different places
    2. Crop – eg banner picture at top
  3. Style
    1. Choose font, colours (one or two only)
    2. Avoid rainbox, fancy fonts
  4. Information
    1. Keep it simple and short
Mar 052019
 

LF Using j2e5 tools

Success steps

1 Finish border

  1. Finish your border – see last blog

2 Title

  1. Add the title:  EXTREME EARTH
    1. You could use the cool text website
      1. Choose a style
      2. Type the title
      3. Create logo
      4. Drag and drop to j2e5
      5. or
      6. RH click on the title – copy image
      7. In j2e – CTRL-V to paste

3 Add pictures + text

  1. Search volcano, earth, earthquake pictures in j2e5
    1. resize, position
    2. crop
      1. drag the middle blobs
      2. choose a crop shape
  2. Add words to do with the topic:
    1. mantle, magma, lava, volcano,…

4 Add name

  1. Add your name and class at the bottom

5 Editing

  1. Space things out evenly – no big gaps, pictures paced evenly
  2. Look at some book covers to help you with your design

6 DON’T FORGET TO SAVE!

Feb 272019
 

1 Making a page border with your own drawing

  • Use this video to help you make a page border with your own drawing.

Success steps

  1. Start a new j2e5 page
  2. Use the drawing tools to draw a SIMPLE picture
  3. Change colours
  4. Use group button – to make it one picture
  5. Move items with the mouse
  6. Use grid and snap
  7. Use duplicate tool to copy shapes
  8. Select more than one item by dragging a box
  9. Be resilient – take care when lining up shapes
  10. Save with a useful name

Finished?

Put your name in the bottom right hand corner.

Make the page into a topic title page:

  1. Add a BIG title:  Extreme Earth
  2. Use the picture search in j2e to find pictures of the Earth, volcanoes,…
  3. Fill the page
Feb 282018
 

Finish border

  1. Finish your volcano border – see last blog

Title

  1. Add the title:  EXTREME EARTH
    1. You could use the cool text website
      1. Choose a style
      2. Type the title
      3. Create logo
      4. Drag and drop to j2e5
      5. or
      6. RH click on the title – copy image
      7. In j2e – CTRL-V to paste

Add pictures + text

  1. Search volcano, earth, earthquake pictures in j2e5
    1. resize, position
    2. crop
      1. drag the middle blobs
      2. choose a crop shape
  2. Add words to do with the topic:
    1. mantle, magma, lava, volcano,…

Add name

  1. Add your name and class at the bottom

Editing

  1. Space things out evenly
  2. Look at some book covers to help you with your design