19 Feb. World Building

Housekeeping

  • Posts 4 & 5 have been pushed forward one class period
  • Please welcome LMC Subject Librarian, Karen Viars

World Building Exercise, Part I

What would the following look like in a world where the threat you diagnosed did not exist or had been eliminated? Take 10-12 minutes, choose 2-3 items from the list below, and respond to the prompt. Be prepared to share your answer with the class.
  • 1. Nations, government, laws¬†
  • 2.Geography, cities, infrastructure?¬†
  • 3. Interpersonal relationships
  • 4. Religion, education, moral philosophy
  • 5. Technology
  • 6. Economic, labor

World Building Exercise, Part II

  • Draw a map of your world on the board

5 Feb. Video Essay Workshop

Featured Image: Museum Workshop

Housekeeping

  • 1. Remember we are meeting at the Invention Studio on Thursday
  • 2. “Class Leads” starts on Feb 12, when we begin Utopia. The first class leads are F3:Luke, Morgan & Thomas; HP3:Andrew B & Azar; and D3: Anu, Marc, & Jessica. You all need to give us an overview of the Invention Studio tour (5 mins max) and each ask one discussion question to get us going on More’s Utopia. What constitutes successful discussion questions?

Part I: Video Essay Panel Presentations


Class Section Presenters
1102.F3 Matthew A., Ashley, Valeriia, Audrey, Gabriel, Dalila, Isabelle, & Victoria
1102.HP3 Craig, Andrew, Jeffrey, Mael-Sanh, Andrew, & Michael
1102.D3 Kelsey, Uti, Damian, Morgan, Justin, Parth

Guidelines

Presenters, please be prepared to discuss the following for no longer than 5 minutes.
  • 1. Briefly explain the argument you make in your Video Essay
  • 2. Briefly explain how you analyze a scene from the film, show, or game you chose to support your claim.
  • 3. Briefly describe the part of your Video Essay that you think is most successful and why.
  • 4. If you want to show a clip of your video, paste a link to it in the comments section below

Part II: Peer Response Groups

In the time remaining, please form small peer response groups with each presenter (approx. 1 presenter and 2 students). Then discuss the following:
  • 1.Briefly explain the argument you make in your Video Essay
  • 2.Briefly explain how you analyze a scene from the film, show, or game you chose to support your claim
  • 3. Briefly describe the part of your Video Essay that you think is most successful and why.