Category Archives: Flipped Classroom

What is the Difference Between a Semicolon and a Comma?

This is a great scene from the movie, Wit. Though the scene stands on its own and inspires a re-reading of Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, Holy Sonnet X, you can learn more about the rest of the movie here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit_(film) Before our discussion … Continue reading

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Flipping Our Weaknesses

Ideally I would like everyone to use a growth mindset with this lesson. Sincerely reflect over your writing life and explore an Achilles Heel writing process topic. Though some of you were in the Crowsnest last year and may have … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between a Semicolon and a Comma?

This is a great scene from the movie, Wit. Though the scene stands on its own and inspires a re-reading of Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, Holy Sonnet X, you can learn more about the rest of the movie here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit_(film) Before … Continue reading

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Sharing Digital Moments About Emily Dickinson

I was pleased recently that a student shared John Green’s Crash Course English Literature with me. This YouTube project is impressive, and you can tell that the Green brothers have fun putting these video together. I think they create interesting … Continue reading

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Connect a Specific Line from Whitman’s Poetry to a Specific Scene in This Documentary

The technology staff in the Crowsnest is still trying to find out why PBS took the great episode of Whitman off of their American Experience website. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/whitman/program/ Moving forward, let’s have everyone view and absorb these three great segments below. … Continue reading

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Let’s Continue Our Conversation About Jamie Ford’s Novel

Our first digital classroom endeavor will be to continue our class conversation of the community text in the “comment” thread of this classroom blog. Enjoy this short video made by our upcoming visitor, Jamie Ford. Then, reflect over the novel and consider … Continue reading

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What do you think of Nike using Hughes’ dream?

What is the most important poetic device that the ad visualizes? Please read this famous poem and reflect on how the ad incorporates the poem into their message.   Form your opinion of this ad’s use of the poetic device … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between a Semicolon and a Comma?

This is a great scene from the movie, Wit. Though the scene stands on its own and inspires a re-reading of Donne’s Death Be Not Proud, Holy Sonnet X, you can learn more about the rest of the movie here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wit_(film) Before … Continue reading

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Homework Viewing of PBS Documentary; Let’s Get Started with Comedy

Hello everyone. Let’s continue viewing the rest of this for homework so that we can save time for class to discuss the important take-aways. We are on the road to understanding important elements of comedy that will help us read … Continue reading

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Let’s Locate Achebe’s Things Fall Apart

View this video for homework to understand how imporant this text has become.

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