Class Procedures and Reminders
Feedback Groups! I am pleased to announce that the Feedback Groups for Week 5 are ready. Yesterday was a whirlwind; it is always the single busiest day of the semester for me, setting up all the links to everybody's projects and then setting up the Feedback groups. This week you will be reading Portfolio stories, and I hope you will enjoy it! You can see the project lists here: Myth-Folklore Projects and Indian Epics Projects.
Project Stack. Because I was so busy with administrative stuff yesterday, I did not have a lot of time for reading and replying to assignments, but I did reply to everything that had been turned in on Friday. Today I will start working on the projects turned in on Saturday. You can check the stack to make sure I received your assignment.
The following items are for fun and exploration:
Writing Advice. If you were wondering about those max. word counts on the stories, here is what Dr. Seuss has to say about that: Words: So the writer who breeds more words than he needs /
is making a chore for the reader who reads.
Stories. Here's another wonderful Grant Snider cartoon which tries to show how stories work: The Story Coaster.
Spelling. Here's another word pair to watch out for: CLICK v. CLIQUE.
Words of Wisdom: Today's saying is Every bird likes its own nest (an English proverb). Find out more at the Proverb Lab. This is another one of those "to each his own" type of proverbs.
Growth Mindset: Today's growth mindset kitten is playing and working and growing: Growth requires hard work. You can find out more at the Growth Mindset blog.
Event on Campus: It's Take Back the Night tonight at the Unity Garden, 7PM (details). You can out more about this and other events at the Campus Calendar online.
Check out the Twitter stream for information and fun stuff during the day.