Class Procedures and Reminders
Project Stack. Yesterday I gor through all the assignments turned in before noon on Sunday. I'll keep working through the Sunday assignments today. You can check the stack to make sure I received your assignment. I'll be out of town this Friday, so I'll be doing my best to read and reply to everything before I leave town.
Storytelling Style. Many of you are writing stories today, so I wanted to feature a new style here in the Announcements: rhymes! You can learn more here about different rhymes patterns here: Rhyme. And here's a famous nursery rhyme: Humpty Dumpty. Even his name rhymes:
The following items are for fun and exploration:
Storytelling. Here's something that might inspire your storytelling today: Pixar’s 22 Rules of Storytelling.
Punctuation. And when it comes to punctuation, you can never have too much Comma Humor. :-)
Words from India. Since those of you in Indian Epics read about the gambling match in the Mahabharata this week, today's word is PARCHEESI.
Words of Wisdom: Today's saying is If the string is long, the kite will fly high (a Chinese proverb). Find out more at the Proverb Lab. I hope that this class will give you all the creative string you need!
Today's Video: Ganga: The Goddess and the River. This is another one of those under-a-minute animated narratives from Epified:
Growth Mindset: Today's growth mindset cat is ready to reach for something new: Stretch yourself to learn something new. You can find out more at the Growth Mindset blog.
Event on Campus: It's Waffles for Writers this morning at the Writing Center, 9AM-11AM in 280 Wagner Hall (details). Find 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.