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…

ENG 4C: Introduction to Mystery

Tomorrow, we will start our examination of Her Story, a video game written by Sam Barlow. Remember that Mr. Barlow has agreed to Skype with us once we have completed the story. In order to prepare, I’d like you to do the following: watch the video What Makes a Good Detective Game? below. Note that…

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.

ENG 4U: What Will You Write?

Today, we begin a new writing task. We will proceed as follows: you will choose a form that you find interesting and/or relevant you will learn how your chosen form works (structure, stylistic requirements, etc) you will write a piece of work that demonstrates your understanding of the form I’ve listed some suggestions below. If…

ENG 4U: I Do, We Do, You Do

Have you ever wondered why so many movies seem like, well, other movies? This is because while the names, places, and events might differ, the patterns that drive these narratives are really the same. These patterns are so fundamental to stories–and, really, to our view of the world–that they are essentially the DNA of humanity’s…

ENG 4U: Organizing the Mundane

An organizing principle is a basic idea or strategy we use to organize our world. Think of it this way: all of the methods you can use to sort your MP3s—by artist, by song title, or by date—are organizing principles. Your choice shapes the way you can access the files. In a similar way, writers…