Please visit this page in the instructional video section of Metonymy for help with writing, organizing, and formatting your 500 word proposal paper, including using MLA-style citations. Please feel free to ask any and all questions that may arise. See you on Monday!
As we begin our unit on investigative reporting with video, there are a number of new skills to consider. One that will save you time and lead to a much more organized final product is storyboarding. Please read the two links below and come to class ready to discuss them.
Storyboarding – general intro from . . . → Read More: Digital Journalism: Video Storyboarding Resources
Here is a poem from the National Book Award winner Lighthead by Terrance Hayes entitled “Shafro.” Please read it and fill in the third circle of your 3-Way Venn diagram on the subject of “Black male mentality,” comparing the handling of this subject with Giovanni’s. By way of context, check out the trailer for Shaft, the . . . → Read More: Reading: IB L&L – Poetry: “Shafro” by Terrance Hayes
If you’re making videos, podcasts, or (Heavens forbid!) Pecha Kuchas, you may enjoy this incredible list of Creative Commons licensed resources. Check them out – more music, photos, and video than you can shake a stick at! Enjoy!
Please see this document and follow the directions. We will view these projects in class and discuss them together. Feel free to ask any questions that may arise as you work through creating your Pecha Kucha.
Tomorrow, we will dive into literary commentary based on As You Like It. You may wish to view these two videos in preparation for tomorrow’s class.
Intro to Commentary Writing Writing Literary Commentary – Basic Example
I’ve written a response of my own to the “betrayal” prompt from the 2007 form B exam and you can check it out here. Any and all feedback welcomed.
Please watch the introduction to literary commentary video found here and the basic example video here as a way of introduction to literary commentary and analysis. Please watch these prior to class on Monday. Come to class with any and all questions.
Here’s an excellent piece of (funny) media criticism from Jon Stewart. Consider how news values lead to the ignoring of such a seemingly huge story. Why might news companies choose not to carry such a story? What do you think? does this match your values?
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p . . . → Read More: Digital Journalism – News Values: A Video Example
Here is a video lecture about organizing an essay response to text and revising a thesis appropriately as ideas evolve. This video is the third of three on essential academic essay skills. Please leave any feedback as a comment.