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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Come December, The Discovery Channel will publish a new volume boasting “10 stories based on real events” surrounding everyone’s simultaneously favorite and most feared sea creature: sharks! Published by Silver Dragon Books, this new product aims to capitalize on the … Continue reading
These are just easy response guides for memoir excerpts. I figured this would be preferable, easier to grade, and more fun than a set of 5-10 questions. These were made using Plasq’s Comic Life.
I’m sure I can do better, but feel free to steal/adapt … Additionally, what do people think?
Coupling graphic memoir with the original text (and audio) using Geoffrey Canada’s Fist, Stick, Knife, Gun, illusrated by Jamar Nicholas
I just spent $200 out of my own pocket to order 20 copies of this text to use in the final few weeks of the semester. Why? Because Geoffrey Canada is purely awesome, and I think his memoir can serve … Continue reading
What happens when satire and social commentary fail to internalize in the audience the way the author likely hoped for? For example, what happened when less critical viewers misinterpreted skits on Chappelle’s Show on Comedy Central? What about MTV’s Beavis … Continue reading
I decided that my own butchered comic format would best make my point here. I made this comic using Plasq’s ComicLife program. This quotation has always made perfect sense to me. It boils down to student engagement and not requiring … Continue reading