APSI TCU 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

30-15-10 Antigone AP English Literature Art Batter my heart Beowulf Bill Moyers English II – Pre-AP Fiction Film Fooling with Words Frankenstein Gazer's Spirit Graphic Organizers High School English Jane Eyre King Arthur Kurt Vonnegut Literary Analysis Macbeth Mark Twain Metaphysical Monkey House Movies Multiple Choice Novels Old radio programs Orson Wells Poetry Quiet Reading Record Cards Satire Short Story Silent Films Summer APSIs Superhero Symbols The Tempest

Macbeth TCU 2013
The Tempest TCU 2013
The Gazer’s Spirit TCU 2013
Satire TCU 2013
Welcome to the Monkey House TCU 2013
Post apocalyptic TCU 2013
Poetry Pairs Triples Quads TCU 2013
Prose MC Camp TCU 2013
MC for Pre-AP TCU 2013
Jane Eyre and Antigone TCU 2013
Introduction to the essay Pre-AP TCU 2013
Poetry MC Camp TCU 2013
Frankenstein TCU 2013
Batter my heart TCU 2013
If I draw it TCU 2013   Link to Graphic Organizers

TCU APSI 2014

Poetry
Fooling with Words with Bill Moyers
Reading Poetry
poetrycomicsmetaphorswithRobertFrost
The Trouble with Poetry
Poetry Everywhere

Sessions
AP Literature MC Test
Batter my heart TCU 2014
Fooling with Words
Frankenstein TCU 2014
If I draw it TCU 2014  Link to Graphic Organizers
Poetry Pairs Triples Quads TCU 2014
Quiet TCU 2014
Short Stories Online TCU 2014
The Digital Classroom TCU 2014
The Gazer’s Spirit TCU 2014
The Tempest TCU 2014
Welcome to the Monkey House TCU 2014

Additional “Quiet” Materials
Quiet Quiz to begin workshop
Quotes about introversion
Outrageously Successful Introverts PowerPoint
Educational Psychology 20 Things about how Students Learn
Quotes about Quiet (Link)
Chart-Easy to use Classroom Assessment Techniques
Teacher’s Guide to Quiet  (Questions and Activities for each chapter.  Assumes students are reading the book; however, there are
many classroom activities that can be utilized without students ever reading the book).
Free Test Based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myer’s Typology Test

TCU 2015
BRN01 AP Literature MC Test Brown 2105
BRN02 Poe – Brown – TCU APSI 2015
BRN03 Fooling with Words Brown TCU 2015
BRN04 Quiet 2015 TCU – Brown
BRN06 Beowulf to Marvel TCU Brown 2015
BRN07 Batter my heart TCU Brown 2015
BRN08 The Gazers Spirit Visual Art and Poetry – Brown TCU 2015
BRN09 The Crowd TCU 2015 Brown
BRN10 Grapes of Wrath – Brown TCU 2015
BRN11 If I draw it TCU 2015 Brown
BRN12 Tartuffe Earnest Soprano TCU Brown 2015
BRN13 Digital Teacher TCU 2015 Brown
BRN14 Satire TCU Brown 2015
BRN15 Twain and Vonnegut – Brown 2015 TCU

 

Beowulf
Beowulf to Batman (article)
Adventures of Beowulf
adaptation from Old English by David Breeden
Ann Savage’s Hypertext of Beowulf
Benjamin Slade’s Beowulf site
Signet Classic Guide to Beowulf  (13 pages)
Beowulf (the graphic novel)
Annotated Beowulf (Harvard Classics – Frances B. Grummere)
Electronic Beowulf (digitized original manuscript)
Beowulf Resources (Excellent site)
Beowulf for Beginners (link is also on the Beowulf Resources site)
Tolkien-Beowulf: the-Monsters-and-the-Critics
excerpt from 1936 British Academy lecture
Tolkien – The Monsters and the Critics complete article
Slaying Monsters – The New Yorker
Review from the New Yorker of Tolkien’s Translation of Beowulf
Beowulf:  An Online Introduction  (construction an alphabet from the original manuscript)
Beowulf in 100 Tweets (link) (if this disappears, let me know)
Beowulf (Spark Notes)
26:41 animated version of Beowulf  (let me know if this disappears)
Beowulf:  A Summary in English Prose

King Arthur
The Crystal Cave – Mary Stewart – The Best Notes
The Camulod Chronicles – Jack Whyte
Celtic Twilight – Online Arthurian Sources
Arthurian and Grail Poetry (another link from the site above)
King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table – History, Legend and Everything in between
The Camelot Project – University of Rochester
King Arthur and the Matter of Britain

Old Radio Programs
Orson Wells – The Shadow

Comic Books
DC Comics
The Center for Cartoon Studies
Online Comic Creator
Graphic Novel Lesson Plan      
Comics in the Classroom 100 Tips, Tools, and Resources for Teachers

Superhero Cartoon Database  
Superhero Dictionary
Comics and Superheroes
Article Comic Books Change Students Views
Article A Study of comic book superheros
Article Archie and the Unexpected Virtue of Forgetfulness – Entertainment – The Atlantic
Why Write about Superheros (link to article)

Film
100 Free Silent Films
Free Movies Online
Filmsite  Excellent source Detailed plot synopses, review commentary, film analysis, film scenes, film quotes

Art
Five decades of Met Publications – free
Guggenheim Publications – free
Getty – Virtual Library

Extras
30-15-10_list
Predicting Exam Score
Reading Record Cards
Dictionary of Symbols
Poetry Teaching Resources

TCU 2016
BRN01 AP Literature MC Test Brown 2106
BRN02 Poe – Brown – TCU APSI 2016
BRN03 Fooling with Words Brown TCU 2016
BRN04 Quiet 2016 TCU – Brown
BRN05 Ray Bradbury Short Stories
BRN06 Why Re-read
BRN07 Batter my heart TCU Brown 2016
BRN08 The Gazers Spirit Visual Art and Poetry – Brown TCU 2016
BRN09 Improve Student Writing
BRN10 Tone is important
BRN11 Carl Sandburg
BRN12 Tartuffe Earnest Soprano TCU Brown 2016
BRN13 Murder in the Cathedral
BRN14 Comedic Criticism Irony and Satire TCU 2016
BRN15 Twain and Vonnegut

College Board – Two Day Conferences

Antigone AP English Literature Argumentation Bluebeard Cinderella High School English Jane Eyre Metaphysical nature of being Oedipus ontological Poetry Post Apocalyptic Shakespeare The Tempest

Richardson February 2013
The Tempest The Magic of Shakespeare
Poetry MC Camp – Getting ready for the AP Literature test
Oedipus Trilogy 2013
Batter my heart the (meta)physical poets
Jane Eyre and Antigone The Cost of a moral decision

The Overwhelming Question

Richardson December 2013
Argumentation is not arguing Richardson Dec 2013
If I draw it Richardson 2013
Jane Richardson December 2013
Post Apocalyptic Richardson December 2013

Post-Apocalyptic Fiction Links
60 Years of Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
3 approaches to teaching The Road
Lessons from Post-Apocalyptic TV Shows
Best Post-Apocalyptic Fiction
Post-Apocalyptic Fiction and Science Fiction
theapocalypselist
End of the World Literature
Post-Apocalyptic Science Fiction

Additional Jane Eyre and Antigone materials
Abandoned Farmhouse
Bluebeard – Charles Perrault
Cinderella by the Grimm Brothers
Jane Eyre Chapters and images
Jane Eyre Passages on Settings
Fire and Ice Mr Rochester and Jane
Fire and Ice St John and Jane
Study Questions for Jane Eyre
somewhere i have never travelled
Wide Sargasso Sea materials
Jane Eyre 11 Lessons
Guided Reading Questions for Antigone
Antigone Essay Questions

Additional Argumentation Material
Love is a fallacy
Kellogg-Special-K-Ads-Lesson-Kit
Logical Fallacies handout
Logical Fallacies or Fallacies in Argumentation
Questions to answer about photograph and ad writing on the K ads

Logic argument cat bill veto
war synthesis question passages 3-2-07
Everyday Use Alice Walker
Why liberty suffers in wartime

San Antonio – December 2014
Brown – Batter My Heart The Metaphysical Poets
Brown – Tartuffe Earnest Soprano
Brown – The Tempest The Magic of Shakespeare

San Antonio – February 2016
1 Brown – Poe – Walking Dead
2 Brown – Comedic Criticism – Satire
3 Brown – Poetry Mock Reading
4 Brown -The Gazers Spirit Visual Art and Poetry
5 Brown – Tone is important

Los Angeles – June 2016
Fooling with Words Brown LA 2016
Ray Bradbury Short Stories LA 2016
Batter my heart LA 2016
Why Re-read LA 2016
Improve Student Writing LA 2016

 

 

Jane Eyre/Antigone

Antigone AP English Literature English II – Pre-AP Fiction High School English Jane Eyre Literary Analysis Novels Oedipus Reference Rhetorical Strategies Summer APSIs Vocabulary

Jane Eyre and Antigone

Jane Eyre and Antigone TCU 2012

“The real innovation of Charlotte Bronte is that she writes fiction from the point of view of an individual and not from the point of view of society in general. She projects herself without reserve into her leading characters and allows her inmost feelings, her secret impulses, to color her narrative…”