diane burrowes's Videos (Classroom 2.0) - Classroom 2.0 2020-02-22T11:31:30Z https://www.classroom20.com/video/video/listForContributor?screenName=2fq5rjhsvtrsc&rss=yes&xn_auth=no The First Page: THE CRYING OF LOT 49 by Thomas Pynchon tag:www.classroom20.com,2010-06-29:649749:Video:482959 2010-06-29T17:30:08.712Z diane burrowes https://www.classroom20.com/profile/dianeburrowes <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/the-first-page-the-crying-of"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="159" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940685385?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=159" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Thomas Pynchon can throw students for a loop—but that's the whole point of Pynchon, isn't it? THE CRYING OF LOT 49 gives students a quick punch of Thomas Pynchon's brand of postmodernism.<br></br> <br></br> Still, students need a bit of preparation before they step into the ring with Pynchon—and Thomas C. Foster, professor at the University of Michigan and the author of HOW TO READ… <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/the-first-page-the-crying-of"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940685385?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=159" width="240" height="159" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Thomas Pynchon can throw students for a loop—but that's the whole point of Pynchon, isn't it? THE CRYING OF LOT 49 gives students a quick punch of Thomas Pynchon's brand of postmodernism.<br /> <br /> Still, students need a bit of preparation before they step into the ring with Pynchon—and Thomas C. Foster, professor at the University of Michigan and the author of HOW TO READ LITERATURE LIKE A PROFESSOR, provides it in the second video in his The First Page series. Professor Foster shows students how paying close attention to the first page—even the first sentence—of THE CRYING OF LOT 49 will help them understand what is to come. FirstPage: To Kill a Mockingbird tag:www.classroom20.com,2010-05-19:649749:Video:472567 2010-05-19T21:28:14.205Z diane burrowes https://www.classroom20.com/profile/dianeburrowes <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/firstpage-to-kill-a"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="159" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940683521?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=159" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Here's a video to show your students before they tackle TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Tom Foster, a professor at the University of Michigan, leads students through the first page of the novel--highlighting such things as style, mood, setting, theme, point of view--and other important clues to what is to come.<br></br> <br></br> For more materials, please join the teacher ning for the 50th anniversary of… <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/firstpage-to-kill-a"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940683521?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=159" width="240" height="159" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Here's a video to show your students before they tackle TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Tom Foster, a professor at the University of Michigan, leads students through the first page of the novel--highlighting such things as style, mood, setting, theme, point of view--and other important clues to what is to come.<br /> <br /> For more materials, please join the teacher ning for the 50th anniversary of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: <a href="http://tokillamockingbird50year.ning.com/">http://tokillamockingbird50year.ning.com/</a> The Bible Riots of 1844 tag:www.classroom20.com,2010-05-05:649749:Video:469216 2010-05-05T16:19:17.701Z diane burrowes https://www.classroom20.com/profile/dianeburrowes <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/the-bible-riots-of-1844"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="135" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940681714?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>In May 1844, Philadelphia –the City of Brotherly Love– was torn apart by a series of bloody riots. Known as the “Bible Riots,” they grew out of the vicious anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic sentiment that was so widespread in 19th century America. Families were burned out of their homes. Churches were destroyed. And more than two dozen people died in one of the worst urban riots in… <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/the-bible-riots-of-1844"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940681714?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />In May 1844, Philadelphia –the City of Brotherly Love– was torn apart by a series of bloody riots. Known as the “Bible Riots,” they grew out of the vicious anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic sentiment that was so widespread in 19th century America. Families were burned out of their homes. Churches were destroyed. And more than two dozen people died in one of the worst urban riots in American History. William Weatherford and Andrew Jackson tag:www.classroom20.com,2010-04-26:649749:Video:466374 2010-04-26T20:07:22.997Z diane burrowes https://www.classroom20.com/profile/dianeburrowes <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/william-weatherford-and-andrew"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940681807?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Do your students know William Weatherford--aka Red Eagle? They should. He fought for his people's land and freedom during the Creek Wars in Alabama. <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/william-weatherford-and-andrew"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940681807?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Do your students know William Weatherford--aka Red Eagle? They should. He fought for his people's land and freedom during the Creek Wars in Alabama. Don't Know Much About Labor Day tag:www.classroom20.com,2009-08-31:649749:Video:378012 2009-08-31T18:34:05.543Z diane burrowes https://www.classroom20.com/profile/dianeburrowes <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/dont-know-much-about-labor-day"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940675841?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a> <a href="https://www.classroom20.com/video/dont-know-much-about-labor-day"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/1940675841?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=135" width="240" height="135" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a>