Week#1 – for class on 8/30
Week #2 – for class on 9/7
Week #3 – for class on 9/21 (no class on 9/14!)
- Respond to your groups presentations (remember that you can sort by tag)
- Go through Course Module #3
- The European Fairy Tale Tradition (short video/COMMENT)
- The Literary Fairy Tale in Italy and France (Read: “Sun, Moon, and Talia” and “Bluebeard”/optional comments)
- The Grimm Brothers (Watch: “The Three Spinners” – Sample video/ Read “The Juniper Tree”, “The Six Swans” and optional read aloud video “The Elves and the Shoemaker”/ COMMENT)
- Telling the Stories – ( Watch: “Like Meat Likes Salt” and “The Well at Worlds End” – choose one to listen to in full, and get a sense of the other storyteller even if you don’t watch the whole story/Optional comments)
- Fish and the Call of the Sea – (Read: “The Fisherman and his Wife”/Optional comment)
- Mermaid and Birdwives – (Read: “The Silkie Wife” and “The Feathery Robe”/COMMENT)
- The Little Mermaid (Read/optional comments)
- Fairy Tale Wrap-Up (Respond/COMMENT)
- Vocal Exercises for Week #3
- Let me know which fairy tale you want to work on for this next part of the semester. Instructions for the project are under “Assignments”.
Week #4 – for class on 9/28
Go through the module for Week #4
- One Story/Many Variations – answer poll, read, comment
- More Traditional Little Red Riding Hoods – Read 6 variations of the story and comment
- Modern Variations for Adults – Poem and two very short variations, Comment. Please note that these variations contain adult material and language.
- Modern Variations for Kids – 1 story, 1 short animation, 1 read aloud, 1 short story, optional comment
- Performing Little Red – ballet clip, tv clip, musical theatre clips, Comment.
- Little Red Riding Hood in Culture – link to virtual exhibit, advertisement clips, ted style talk, optional comment
Week #5 – for class on 10/5
2nd Presentation – Fairy Tale – however you want!
Module for week #5
- Fairy Tales for today – Publishing categories (respond)
- New Fairy Tales for Kids (respond/optional)
- Middle Grade Stories (respond)
- Young Adult Stories (responses optional)
- Adult Stories (responses optional)
- Fairy Tales as Memes (respond)
What MG/YA/Adult version will you be using for your third presentation and annotated bibliography? Email me to let me know. (Resources are available)
Week #6 – for class 10/12
Respond to your assigned group’s 2nd presentation videos
Module for week #6
- Visuals and Literacy -Response
- Learning the ABCs – Poll
- Picture Books – Respond to Fairy Tale Image prompt in the comments
- How we read Illustrations – Response
- Visualizing Alice – Poll
- Picture Books as Art – optional response
Bring your citations (only) to class for the fairy tale assignments. You will submit them after class.
(What you are looking for is under the Assignments Tab and under Resources there are some suggestions for finding your material for your third presentation and academic article. Be sure to have let me know what you are using for your third presentation via email.
You should start reading and thinking about your variations to have a draft of the annotations for 10/19.
Your third presentation is not due until 10/19.
Week #7 – 10/19
Record and post your third presentation
Draft your annotations to bring to class (you should receive feedback on the citations from me in the next 2-3 days)
Module for Week #7
- The Golden Age of Children’s Literature/Alice Intro – Response
- Alice in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass texts (outside links) – Response
- About Lewis Carroll (optional response)
- Analyzing Alice/Blue Caterpillar – Response
- Alice All Over – (one longer outside link to book excerpt for A Blade So Black) – Response
Week #8 – 10/26
Draft Annotations due in-class
Module for Week #8 – Peter Pan
- Peter Pan Intro – response
- Peter Pan texts – outside links- you are reading the PLAY and a couple of chapters of the novel. – Respond to a quote
- Peter Pan contexts – optional response
- Peter Pan Kahoot – response
- Peter Pan Wrap-up – response
Check for your assigned book and begin reading