THEME

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FIND YOUR WORDS - ESTABLISHING YOUR VERBAL THEME

One of the biggest decisions you’ll make this year is the words you print on the cover, so make sure those words excite, unify and create opportunities to tell great stories.

 

Carrie Faust, Smoky Hill HS // :29.05

This video expires on October 15, 2020.

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DEVELOPMENT'S IN THE DETAILS

From table of contents and the ladder to graphic elements and headlines, see how one staff delivered on their theme throughout the book.

 

Mike Simons, Corning-Painted Post HS //:36:21

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THEMESPIRATION

Learn how to use print/digital media to gather theme inspiration, layout design trends and creative coverage ideas for your yearbook. Could also be a design and coverage resource.

 

Jac Holman // :34.41

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THEME'S RIGHT TO ME!

Start new staffers out on the right track with everything from basic theme vocabulary and where readers should find the theme to guidelines for theming success.

 

Kathy Habiger, Mill Valley HS // :22.03

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MOOD BOARD MOXIE

Staffs looking for creative, cutting-edge design often turn to mood boards to gather their inspiration. Googling mood boards will show the joy and fun of mood board creation. Using that energy as individuals then collectively to create virtual mood boards can help you find your theme moxie.

 

Debbie Glenn, Blue Valley West HS //:33.58

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BRANDING YOUR VERBAL WITH STRONG THEME COPY

Your theme copy establishes two things: the voice of your book and the story you are going to tell. Study strong examples and learn key methods that will help you on your way to powerful theme copy.

 

Justin Daigle, Brighton HS // :29.45

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THEME-ADVANCING COVERAGE

Strengthen your theme and carry it through the book with unifier-related coverage strategies and mods or standing headlines tied to your tagline. Could also be a coverage session.

 

Yvette Manculich, Powell MS // :28.03

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WHAT IS A YEARBOOK THEME?

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :5:52

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD THEME?

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Vanessa Wong, Stanton College Prep // :4:14

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PICKING YOUR YEARBOOK THEME

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :3:42

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SCHOOL NAME OR INITIAL THEMES

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :2:40

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STUDENT REACTION AND FUN THEMES

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :3:59

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ANNIVERSARY AND CHANGE THEMES

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :4:12

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SCHOOL LOCATION AND PRIDE THEMES

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :3:26

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SCHOOL COLORS AND MASCOT THEMES

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :2:37

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DIVERSITY AND DOUBLE-EDGED THEMES

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Kayla Webber, Baptist Regional School // :3:01