Resources from Remixing English

Here is a pdf of our POSTER for our Remixing High School English TLLP. Feel free to print and distribute! Despite the small file size, it prints well at a variety of sizes.

Games for Students and Teachers

The Incarnations: (my first html5 game). Play a superhero trying to prevent villains from using bad grammar. The Paulsford Mysteries: play the role of a young police officer in Victorian England, and learn about city life in the process! Land of the Pharaohs: become a grave robber and break into the pharaoh’s tomb. Victory at…

CHW 3M: Of Robocop and Imhotep

Yesterday,  we played  games about Egypt. Today, we return to something more traditional. But first, millions of mummies. Our goals for today are: to quickly review our understanding of the construction of the pyramids. We will use this clip to do so. If you pay attention, you will see an actor who was in the…

CHW 3M: For basketball players

Hope the game went well! Tonight, I’d like you to do the following: Start by exploring this interactive mummy making exercise. Please take point form notes that explain important elements of the process. For example, include the four organs that are placed in the canopic jars, but don’t worry about the gods responsible for each…

CHW 3M: Examining Primary Sources

Our goal today is to examine a few important primary sources. In order to do this, however, we need to understand how to use primary source questions in the first place. We will start by examining the Code of Hammurabi, the world’s first great legal code (written, as you might have guessed, by a ruler…

CHW 3M: What’s in a Story? The Epic of Gilgamesh

Today, I want you to learn more about the ancient land of Mesopotamia. Located in the same region as modern-day Iraq, Mesopotamia was crucial to Western development. Nothing indicates this more than its nickname: the cradle of civilization. Its key city, Babylon, was the epicenter of western civilization for over a thousand years. In particular,…

ENG 3U: Information, Bias, and the News

Just the facts. On the surface, this is all that news seems to be. What happened? Where did it happen? Why? Who was involved? Unfortunately, simple questions don’t always beget simple answers. The more important the event, the less likely that a simple answer will do. In some cases, simple answers can be downright dangerous. This…

ENG 3U: Changes

By User:R013 – Author, CC0, Link I will be honest with you: I was never a fan of our version of this course. It had some good bits, yes, but it felt like some cumbersome monstrosity we had cobbled together from whatever we had lying around. Some Shakespeare? Of course we had it. Novel studies?…