I’m starting to get excited about the annual NCTE convention
this year. I will be presenting Writing Workshop with two colleagues who are sharing their experiences with student blogging and online discussion forums. Here are our session details:
I’m also looking forward to visiting all the Folger folks and seeing Julius Caesar at the Folger theater with my friend, Glenda.
Are you going to NCTE?
NCTE image made with Spell with Flickr
On Saturday, I presented with Glenda Funk and Ami Szerencse on teaching the Hero’s Journey. Here you will find my slide deck and handouts. You can find the handouts Glenda and Ami shared here at Glenda’s blog.
View more presentations from Dana Huff
Heroic Journey and Archetypes Note-taking Sheet
Star Wars Levels of Reading (MS Word document)
Star Wars Essay
Hobbit Essay Assignment
Please feel free to share feedback about the presentation and/or add to our list of hero’s journey texts. The Google Doc Glenda shared is not editable, but feel free to add suggestions in the comments. Also, if you have questions or need additional resources, feel free to ask in the comments.
I wanted to add this video for folks interested in The Matrix as a hero’s journey text:
Thank you Glenda and Ami for being awesome co-presenters.
I will share my own reflections and thoughts about the conference at a later time, but it was wonderful to see you all, and Chicago is a beautiful city.