Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Yearbook 101

Understanding basic yearbook concepts and terminology for new staffers
by

Brendan McCann

on 16 August 2016

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Yearbook 101

Staff
Yearbook Purposes
Teamwork
.
.
Be smart about managing your time and tasks. Follow your adviser and editor's guidelines on writing, photos, etc.
Staff Responsibilities
Offers guidance, suggestions and helps to train you as YOU create the book. It is not an adviser's job to create the book, only to help "motivate" you to create it!
Ladder
- The outline of the entire yearbook that determines the order of pages and deadlines.

Flats
– A series of 8 pages that will be one side of a signature.

Signatures
– A series of 16 pages (2 flats) that make up the large paper that the yearbook is printed on at the plant.

Spreads and Layouts
Coverage
Ladder
Flats & Signatures
Proofs
Theme
Endsheets
Division Spread
Trademark
Folio
Spread (DPS or Layout)
- Facing pages which are linked conceptually as well as visually. We deal with spreads rather than just single pages in yearbook.

Coverage
- The main story or topic being covered on the page. It can be traditional (single topic) or blended (multiple sections on a spread)

Proofs
– Proofs are sent to us from the plant to make final corrections before the page is printed.
Theme
– Tells the story of the year visually and verbally with common threads.

Introduced on the cover of the book.

Endsheets
- The inside front and back cover sheets. They traditionally echo the theme and imagery from the cover.
Division Spread -
The spreads that introduce a new section of the book and reinforces the theme. Also known as dividers or theme spreads.

Yearbook Essentials
Bullets
// Slashes
Shapes
{ Brackets }
Blocks of color
Extended Letters
EVERSING
NUMBER
etc...
Trademark
- A visual symbol that is repeated throughout the book. Helps to establish and reinforce the theme in a visual way.

Possibilities Include:
Anatomy of
HISTORY:

It is a record book of personal and school topics, events outside of school, all from the student perspective. It is dated by trends, fashions and occurrences of that year.
MEMORY:

As a memory book, it covers the events and activities of the year – in students’ personal lives and in their school – and the associated feelings.
PUBLIC RELATIONS:

A yearbook can appeal to the community and to families considering moving there.
What are the
KEY PURPOSES
of a YEARBOOK
REFERENCE:

As a reference book, it is a record of the students, faculty and staff at a school during a particular year.
Triple check all names, spelling and grammar. There's no going back after proofs are returned.
Themes Help To...
Frame the year in an appealing & current way.
Unify the look and feel of the book.
Present and guide your coverage.
YEARBOOK
TERMINOLOGY
Organization
Communication
Communication is the most essential part of being on yearbook staff. Be pro-active about getting assignments. If you don't understand something... Ask.
You don't always end up with your favorite coverage, but can't let that affect the effort you put into your work.
Effort
Responsibility
Follow through on your responsibilities because your work affects your fellow staffers. Ask for assistance before it's too late.
Dominant Element

This largest and most eye catching element (usually a photo) on the spread. Typically its 2-3 times as big as anything else on the spread.

Headline
A line of large type used to introduce readers to the topic of the page/story.
Headlines are NOT "Varsity Baseball."
Subhead
A slightly smaller line of text that clarifies the topic and leads the reader into the rest of the story.
Copy

(feature)
The main story or topic being written about on the page. "Body copy" typically goes with the dominant photo and contains quotes woven into a story.
Secondary Coverage (quickread / sidebar / module)

- A chunk of information that relates back to the main topic or adds interest and diversity to the spread. Could be... How-to's, Poll results, fun facts, etc.
Captions
Text that helps explain a photo with information about the subject. Identifies people and frequently includes a quote.
Adviser
Oversees and manages all aspects of yearbook production and staff. Ultimately responsible for making sure all staff responsibilities are met and pages are submitted on time.
Editor
Plays a key role in establishing the look of the book through photography. Ready and able to commit long hours outside of class attending events and working with reporters.
Photographer
Helps design coverage angles, interviews, and works the theme into the verbal aspect of the book. Spends a lot of time interviewing and making connections with students and staff.
Writer/Reporter
Every staff is different, but typically you might have editors who focus on design, sports, clubs, or some other section of book creation.
Co-Editor
You are the backbone of the book. Your job is to learn the ropes, ask questions when you don't understand and help meet the deadlines established by editors.
Staffer
Section Editor
Structure
C.O.R.E.
Know the functions of a yearbook.
Session Goals:
Recognize the basic elements of a yearbook layout
Recognize different staff roles and importance of teamwork.
Understand and be able to use basic yearbook terms and concepts.
I YEARBOOK
I YEARBOOK
a Layout
YEARBOOK 101
Mr. McCann
Lesson Goals
Folio
- These are theme elements that go along with the page numbers. They are a little reminder of theme and style on each page.
Traditional

vs

Chronological

How is the book (your book) Organized?
Organized by section; Academics, Sports, Student Life, Clubs People, etc
Covers the year "as it happens."

@canyonyonyearbook
Full transcript