Today we discussed the importance and types of characterization. Then we discussed a particular form of characterization called archetypes. To end class, we discussed Gothic Fantasy Literature. Make sure you're ready with your first discussion day paper filled out for next time.
Today we discussed our final thoughts on An Ember in the Ashes and discussed War Fantasy literature. To end class, we turned in our Ember in the Ashes books and chose our books for literature circles for the second half of this term.
Today we took our second to last quiz for An Ember in the Ashes and discussed Swords and Sorcery literature. To end class, we did the Fellowship of the Thing Scavenger Hunt.
Today we took Quiz 7 for An Ember in the Ashes, continued discussing the history of fantasy literature, and almost finished the fellowship of the thing.
Today we took Quiz #6 of the Ember in the Ashes and turned in our Comic Con packets. Make sure that you've sent me your pictures. Also, we discussed 70s and 80s fantasy literature and continued the fellowship of the thing.
Today we took Quiz #5 for An Ember in the Ashes and we created our drawings of our fellowships. MAKE SURE THAT YOU SEND THE PICTURES YOU TOOK AT COMIC CON TO ME SO THAT I CAN GIVE YOU POINTS FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT. I'LL ALSO BE COLLECTING THE NOTES THAT YOU TOOK AT THE PANELS YOU WENT TO ON FRIDAY. HOPE YOU HAD FUN!
Today we took Quiz #4 for An Ember in the Ashes and discussed the Comic Con assignment for the rest of the class period.
Today we took Quiz #3 on An Ember in the Ashes and discussed the Golden Age of Fantasy. Make sure you send me an email for the presentation so you can take notes on it. To end class, we finished our Wrap-around stories for our fellowship.
Day Four: Ember Quiz #2, 30s and 40s fantasy literature, and the gathering of the fellowship (August 28)
Today we took our second Ember in the Ashes quiz, discussed 30s and 40s fantasy literature, and began writing our "Gathering the Fellowship" origin story. Make sure that you get the slideshow from me.
Today we took our first Ember in the Ashes Quiz and I had the class turn in their character creation assignments. Make sure that you turn that in. Also, we began discussing (and taking notes on the bingo sheet) about the origins of fantasy literature.
Three-time Spartan Beast. Utah Jazz fan. Cougar. Aggie. Pioneer. Orangeman. Colt. Teacher. Auror. Dunedain. Earthbender. Jedi. Hero of the Lance. Guardian of the Galaxy