Posts by: Deborah


Class 9: Applying Critical Thinking

 •  April 27

On Roll Sheet:  write your name and then the three theories you filled in on the Theory Chart for homework. Warmup: Pull out your Theory...

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Class 8: Gazing through Critical Theory Lenses

 •  April 20

Warmup: What have you discovered about the “male gaze” in films? Let’s look at list of top 20 highest grossing films of last 20 years. For...

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Class 7: Essay Exam #2; Beginning to think about Critical Theory

 •  April 13

In-Class Essay #2:  Short Identification and Essay Homework: Next revision of Essay #1 due, preferably next week--but no later than April...

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Class 6: Class Presentations on Cinematic Techniques/Elements

 •  March 23

Warmup: Imagine that the directors of both your group's chosen film and of "Notorious" had used the cinematic technique described in your PowToon...

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Class 5: Scene by Scene

 •  March 16

Warm-up How did answering questions in depth about cinematic techniques/elements in a scene for homework help you discover insights about the film...

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Class 4: Getting Started on Your Group Projects

 •  March 9

On a sheet of paper, write your name plus the two cinematic elements/techniques you wrote about in your homework (this is how I’m taking roll...

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Class 3: In-Class Essay & Preparing for Group Projects

 •  March 2

“How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers’ names.” Alice Walker   “If you know whence...

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Class 2: Reading Films vs. Reading Texts

 •  February 16

Warmup: 1. On a separate sheet of paper, with your name written in top right hand corner), list all the films you find most impactful from last week...

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Welcome to English 103–Spring 2017

 •  February 9

This website includes information about readings, activities, and assignments, beginning with the course syllabus. [scribd id=338837635...

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Join the Class Facebook Group–Spring 2017 English 103

 •  February 9

Our Facebook Group is located at    It is a closed group--therefore, you must...

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