Updating Fahrenheit 451: How do you turn it into a modern-day comic book?

Fahrenheit 451 is undoubtedly on the top of my lists of greatest books of all time.  The novel was probably one of the reason’s why I became an English teacher, due, in great part, to the way it was taught by my freshman-year English teacher, Kevin Brewner (now retired). Last year, I crafted a rather Read More …

Who would be welcome literary mentors in your classroom? #uiwp2012

Quick Write: “Suppse you could invite (a few) literary mentors into your own classroom.  Who would they be?” (Spindel, 2005, p. 86).  Why? Ray Bradbury.  F. Scott Fitzgerald.  And Daniel Pink. I’ve been and continue to be a dork in this life.  My most memorable literature-reading experiences came from my freshman year with English teacher Read More …