Meet the Greek Gods

Meet the Greek Gods was a project done with my 8th graders over the course of three days. They did a bit of research, wrote and recorded a script, then created Vokis representing their Greek deity. The process was quite fun.  Here are the results. Period 1 Athena http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=ff43893852654f553492c32b6be93093%26sc=10231349 Ares http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=0057de839cda1a93195b80b4c26c1822%26sc=10231513 Hera http://vhss-d.oddcast.com/vhss_editors/voki_player.swf?doc=http%3A%2F%2Fvhss-d.oddcast.com%2Fphp%2Fvhss_editors%2Fgetvoki%2Fchsm=45ded0510ba057074e8620a31b052af0%26sc=10231751 Period 2 … More Meet the Greek Gods

Achilles' Heel or One Weak Spot (Allusion in a Minute #3)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4GJhpdiWug?rel=0 the (book) supplier: Welcome to An Allusion in a Minute. Today’s allusion is from Greek Mythology and is entitled Achilles’ Heel, or a One Weak Spot. the (book) supplier: So the thing about mothers is that some of them are ridiculously over protective. typewriter: yours still wants you to call when you get home … More Achilles' Heel or One Weak Spot (Allusion in a Minute #3)

Book Preview: The Eyes of Kid Midas by Neal Shusterman

The Eyes of Kid Midas by Neal Shusterman Paperback, 193 pages 900L It’s no secret I’m a huge Neal Shusterman fan. I’m anxiously awaiting the novel Bruiser (edit: I was at the time of this post. Bruiser has since been released), which he talked about when he addressed the NM Library Association conference in April 2009. … More Book Preview: The Eyes of Kid Midas by Neal Shusterman