Link to Mrs. Tysko's wikispace: TYSKOLA!

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PART ONE: Learning Task

  • Using Mrs. Tysko's model "Coffee Conscious Communities" and the planning packet she gave you, define your organization with a name, a logo, a slogan or motto.
  • Write a mission statement that answers these questions:
    • Why does your organization exist?
    • What problem are you trying to solve?
    • How are you going to solve it?
      • Be specific. Don't just say, "We want to save animals." Say, "Our goal is to protect the African elephant from extinction by encouraging the governments in Africa to prosecute poachers, preserve elephant habitat, and educate the public about the value of keeping these beautiful animals with us!"
  • Divide up the various organizational tasks, and get to work!

PART TWO: Learning Task
Using you will make a brochure, website-like image, or poster for each of the following:
  1. Your fundraiser -- Advertises your event and your event's sponsors
  2. An advertisement for your organization, which will follow the format of the organizer in your packet.

Getting Started with Smore

  • Click here to open
  • Register with using your Google account.
  • Click "Start a new flyer."
  • Select the type of flyer you would like to make.
  • Follow the prompts to get started, or you may skip the prompts and experiment with the app on your own.
  • Use the Design Bar to stylize your brochure.

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  • You will have various themes, fonts, backgrounds, and colors to choose from.

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  • Add your content -- text, images, video -- as you like. Use the image and text boxes provided. To edit them simply click and type.

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  • On the bottom of the page are a number of widgets you may use for a variety of effects (embedded video, music, etc.)

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See Mrs. Bestor's model organization as presented via