Yearbook Terms Worksheet
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Matching Worksheet
Description

What is an established and posted outline of yearbook layout
Everyone should appear in the yearbook at least three times.
16 pages of a book
Two facing pages
Usually a page in the front of the book; *Always includes: book name, school name, address, phone, fax, e-mail, year of publication, volume number, school population
Technical information about the publication’s production; includes fonts, colors, paper types
***Never on the cover page*** Catch phrases/spin off phrases work for identifying sections
Contains copy and/or photos from the yearbook staff to close out the publication
includes page #’s for people, events, groups, teams, subjects, and advertisers
Copy cannot cross it, however, photos can bleed across.
Grid line measurements. 1cm x 1cm.
Gives identity. Captures mood. Has to be verbal and visual
“The Words” Can be written in 1st, 2nd, or 3rd person
Verbatim responses and descriptions from the people you are covering

Yearbook Vocabulary Word Search

Yearbook Vocabulary Word Search
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Word Search
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External margin
Internal margin
Dominant photo
White space
Bleed photo
Spot color
Title page
Four color
Graphics
Contents
Coverage
Endsheet
Headline
Eyeline
Candids
Sidebar
Divider
Section
Closing
Opening
Caption
Subhead
Column
Gutter
Layout
Spread
Ladder
Theme
Spine
Cover
Folio
Index
Pica
Copy
Mugs

Yearbook Vocabulary Crossword

Yearbook Vocabulary Crossword
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Crossword
Description

Photos, artwork or graphics that extend off of the trim area of a spread
An unposed photograph, often taken without the subject’s knowledge. _________ photos usually catch someone in the act of doing something.
The copy that explains the Who, What, When, Where, Why and How of action in a photo; plan space for every photo to have a __________
The last page of the yearbook. If your book has a theme, this is the place to wrap it up.
Stands for printer's inks of cyan, magenta, yellow and black used in 4-color processing.
The last page of the book that shows all the mechanical details of the year's book such as fonts used, paper weight, publisher, yearbook staff, etc.
Refers to all text on a spread; ___________ includes captions, stories, headlines.
The outside of the yearbook which protects the printed pages.
Refers to the topics featured in the yearbook and how they are covered.
A photo where the background is removed
The largest eye-catching photo or collection of photos or elements on a spread
Two facing pages; the left page is an even number. Usually simply called a “_______.”
A margin of white space that will frame the edges of the spread
A one-pica line that connects the left and right pages; all design elements should sit on or hang from this line
8 pages, not necessarily consecutive, of a yearbook in layout form. One side of a publisher's printed giant sheet that equals 8 pages of the book.
A family of alphabetic characters, numbers, punctuation marks and other symbols that share a consistent design; often used synonymously with typeface.
Page number on a yearbook spread; accompanying words or phrases identifying the content are called _______ tabs
The place where the left and right pages meet; the _________ is often one or two picas wide and is folded as the book comes together.
Word or words set in large type that attract the reader to the spread; ___________ traditionally are placed above copy blocks
A consistent amount of white space between elements; traditionally, this has been one pica.
The overall map which shows the placement of every layout in the yearbook.
Arrangement of pictures, captions, headlines and copy on two facing pages.
Only two pages in a flat that are printed side-by-side on the press sheet.
A journalistic unit of measurement; one ______ = 1/6 of an inch
Unit of measurement used primarily for fonts; approximately 1/72 of an inch; twelve _______ = one pica
A posed photo of a person that usually only includes the person’s head and shoulders. Also referred to as “mug shots.”
These are the galley pages that return to us from the printer allowing us one last chance to make changes to that set of pages.
A font that does not have end strokes or feet; used mainly for headlines and large-sized text.
Fonts that have a tail or stroke (sometimes known as "feet") at the end of some characters.
16 consecutive pages of a yearbook in layout form. Two sides of a publisher's printed giant sheet that equals 16 pages of the book.

Yearbook Vocabulary Crossword

Yearbook Vocabulary Crossword
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Crossword
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Final Pages of the yearbook
A list of the technical printing information about the yearbook, including price, number of copies, colors, fonts, photography company and awards won by previous year's book.
Listing of the pages containing the opening, sections, index and closing. The contents is usually printed on the front end sheet or in the opening, but not on the title page
The story. Every spread should contain a story, also called a copy block. Alternatives to traditional narrative copy include lists, quotes, personal narratives, surveys and other material that accurately tells the story
Outside of the yearbook which protects the printed pages
Refers both to the topics featured on individual spreads and on the topics are highlighted
A spread used to separate each of the sections of the yearbook
Heavier sheets of paper which hold the pages of the yearbook to the cover
Eight pages on one side of a signature.
The page number and the topic of a spread placed as a unit traditionally at the bottom left and bottom right of the spread
Printing in magenta, cyan, yellow, and black
Front cover of the yearbook which includes the name of the book
Elements such as color, white space, rule lines, gray screens, large initial letters and special type treatments which enhance the books design
A complete alphabetical listing of all students, teachers, advertisers, topics and events covered in the yearbook.
A page-by-page listing of the yearbook's contents.
The first two or four pages of the yearbook which introduce the theme
A traditional yearbook is typically broken into six sections: student life, academics, organi
A 16 page grouping made up of two 8 page flats
Area of the yearbook connecting the front and back covers
A "mini-theme" used as a section title
Printing in one additional color besides black
Two facing or side by side pages in the yearbook such a 2 and 3, 4 and 5, 6 and 7, etc
A verbal statement and a visual look which tie all parts of the yearbook together.
Page one of the yearbook

yearbook terms Crossword

yearbook terms Crossword
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line at the beginning or end of copy giving name of a person
a page usually containing the title and important school information
the inner space between the two pages of a spread where the paper meets the spine
explanatory material that identifies the who, what, when, where and why of a photo
a central idea or concept
the complete set of all letters, numerals and punctuation marks of a type face
the words written to tell a story or describe an event
a column of text that flows around a photo or graphic
the layout space allocated for written text
a master page that maintains consistency with a design or section
a line of large type used to tell the reader what is to follow
a page number best located at the bottom and outside of a page
editing and marking of a photo to indicate to the printer the area to be included
words "pulled" from the text and displayed as a quotation
an artistic rendering of facts gathered from a poll or survey
a page or double page spread that separates sections of the book
the opening paragraph of a story that tells purpose and direction
to unite a spread, a horizontal line established across a spread above or below the center
heavy sheet of paper that attaches the book to its cover
a chart representing the pages in a signature or a book used for planning

Yearbook Definitions Crossword

Yearbook Definitions Crossword
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Crossword
Description

The outside of a yearbook
The topic or layout of the book's idea
The close up shot of someone onpurpose
A size of a letter in typing
The visual refrence of how the yearbook is going to look
Extra space around the yearbook included to help with trimming
A phrase to tell the Editor-in-Cheif it's time to write the last colophon
Side spots that frame a spread
To remake a book
At the end of a book to help with confusing vocabulary
Pictures in a book or comic
A color printing process to make all the other colors
to link two spreads together
Part of a yearbook that is folded and things can get lost
part of the spread that contains the page number
a title or brief explanation
A sentence said by someone and restated
The outstanding photo in the smack dab middle
A photo taken without the person's knowledge
cutting a part off something
The topic of something that's at the top of a page
part of a book that is for one thing
where a background can be seen
An online program that helps users to create yearbooks

Yearbook Terms Crossword

Yearbook Terms Crossword
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Description

photos captured without posing
main story on yearbook spread
spread separating the yearbook sections
Introduction of the theme
text describing a picture
sheets of paper that hold the pages to the cover
outside of yearbook
page number, contributor and spread topic
eight pages on one side of signature
large type identifying main idea of spread
alphabetical listing of students
conversation between staff member and source
page by page listing of yearbook contents
16 page grouping
mini sections that play off theme
verbal statement and visual look tying book together
area where two pages meet in the middle
blank area where nothing is placed
unit of measure equal to 1/6

YEARBOOK VOCABULARY Crossword

YEARBOOK VOCABULARY Crossword
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Crossword
Description

A type of a book published annually used to record, highlight, and commemorate the past year of a school. It is often the only permanent record of the students, staff and events of a given school and year.
Blank area where no elements are placed. Planned white space is an important part of the spread.
Page one of the yearbook. It usually contains at least one photo the name of the school, school address, school phone number and year. If a theme is used, it should be introduced here as well.
This goes along with the theme. This is the name of the book that the staff decides together. The name is on the front cover and is continually expressed throughout the book.
The overall idea of the book. This can be a design element, and group of colors, a certain shape, etc. Theme can also help decide the yearbook title. A theme unifies the message of the yearbook.
A basic layout design that you can plug images and copy into. You can create your own or use editable ones provided by Jostens. If necessary you can use these but try to be as original as possible.
Two facing pages in a yearbook, such as 2 and 3, 4 and 5, 6 and 7, and so on.
A small feature story which complements the main story on a spread.
Direct statements obtained through the interviewing process by the reporter, to be included word-for-word in copy or captions.
A phrase or quote pulled from a story and used as a graphic element. It highlights a key topic or point in a story and is usually placed in larger, more distinctive type.
Part of the photo caption that states the name of the photographer or the organization responsible
The standard measurement in yearbook. Equals 1/6 inch. Typically there is one or 1/2 of space between photos and copy.
An ad purchased by a family member to recognize a senior student. The ad typically includes a photo and a personal message from the family member.
The beginning and end of the book. Usually they wrap up and introduce the theme. Each page has a short poetic paragraph about the theme and about the book in general.
Areas of secondary coverage in the yearbook that include "packages" of elements such as quote boxes, lists, photos, secondary sources, etc. that relate to the spread, but are different from the main copy
the opening paragraph of a story; it sets the tone for the story, giving it purpose and direction.
Arrangement of pictures, captions, headlines and copy on two facing pages.
A page-by-page listing of the yearbook’s contents that is used to plan and track coverage.
The author of the story
Used to make a blend between headline and story.
A line of larger type used to tell the reader what is to follow, introducing the topic and main point of interest of the copy.
The center of the spread where the two pages meet. Text and faces in a photo should not cross over this as they will likely disappear when the pages are bound together. Yearbook Avenue doesn't not allow text to cross over.
The page number. If desired, the topic of the page can be placed near the page number.
A spread used to separate each o f the sections o f the yearbook. Usually theme-related.
The staff members that are not assigned any pages or have finished their assignments and are tasked with going to take photos or get quotes.
Type of story written focused on one or more persons
The first picture to be placed on the layout. Should be two to two and half times larger than any other picture on the spread.
The list of all students in our school and how many times they are tagged in the book. Our goal is 3x coverage for at least 50% of the student body
Refers to the topics featured in the yearbook and how they are covered.
The outside of the yearbook which protects the printed pages.
Refers to all text on the page. It may be a traditional story or less formal text such as quotes, surveys, top ten lists, etc.
A statement recording the names of the staff and printer, book specifications, size of the edition, and other information about the production of the yearbook.
Relatively short copy (text) used to describe a photo. Should clearly identify the subject of the picture, without detailing the obvious, and should be placed as close to its corresponding photo as possible.
An unposed photograph, often taken without the subject’s knowledge. Usually catch someone in the act of doing something.
The bold pink line on the outside of the page area. Bleed photos need to extend to the outside edge of this line.
Photo or other content (graphics, clip art, lines, etc.) that extends past the page’s edge.
The approach a writer takes in a story, which results in a more interesting copy

Basic Yearbook Terms Crossword

Basic Yearbook Terms Crossword
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a picture that extends beyond the margin of the page, extending off the page
An element used to connect areas separated by a grid of white space. Headlines and quote boxes are commonly used as bridges.
line at beginning or end of copy giving name of person who wrote it.
Should tell the reader something s/he does not know from looking at the picture. Always written in present tense.
A statement giving publishing credit and technical information: type faces and sizes used, paper stock, layout styles, graphic devices, number of copies, cost to students, printer, professional photography and honors earned, membership in professional organizations.
To a journalist, the words written to tell a story or describe an event; to a printer, all written materials and photos to be printed.
The processing of proofreading copy and making necessary corrections and changes.
A page or double-page spread that separates different sections of the book
When an element or elements attract immediate reader attention. Usually achieved by making a photo or visual package two-and-one-half to three-times larger than any other element on the spread; also occurs with use of color, isolation and extreme shape or cropping.
Two facing pages in a publication.
Heavy sheet of paper that attaches the book to its cover. There is an endsheet in the front and back of the book.
A page number, best located at the bottom of each page to the outside and parallel to the bottom of the page.
The inner space between the two pages of a spread where the paper runs into the spine.
A line or large type used to tell the reader what is to follow, introducing the main point of interest of the copy.
A chart representing the pages in a signature or a book, used for planning book sections, page content and color placement.
A plan or drawing which shows size and position of all elements.
The opening paragraph of a story which sets the tone for the article giving it purpose and direction.
The first words of a caption or story which draw attention to the copy and which are often set apart typographically for emphasis.
The sharpness or clarity of an image.
A master page that maintains consistency within a design or section.
a central idea or concept.
a page (usually page one) containing the title, year of publication, school name, location (address, city, state and zip code), phone and fax, student and staff population of the school and volume number in Arabic numbers.

Yearbook Terms Crossword

Yearbook Terms Crossword
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Crossword
Description

final pages of the yearbook
listing of technical printing information about the yearbook
listing of pages
the story
outside of yearbook
how topics are covered and highlighted
using more than one spread for a topic
spread used to separate each of the sections in the yearbook
heavier sheets of paper that hold pages of yearbook to the cover
eight pages on one side of signature
page numbers
front cover of book includes name of book
color, white space, ruled lines, gray screens, letters, etc.
alpha listing of students
page by page listing of yearbook contents
first two to four pages of the book
broken into six of these
mini theme
two facing or side by side pages
verbal statement and visual look
page one of book

Yearbook Terminology Word Search

Yearbook Terminology Word Search
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Word Search
Description

division page
sixth period
photography
composition
title page
endsheets
yearbook
headline
mug shot
hornets
caption
sidebar
eyeline
spread
gutter
candid
layout
ladder
posed
spine
bleed
cover
copy
font
pica