Overview: This activity asks students to use analysis of class readings and storytelling practices to engage with issues of style.
Author: Mary Stroud
Activity brief description: This exercise is designed to help students think about style through enacting certain aspects of style in a storytelling mode. Revisiting course readings from the beginning of the quarter, students analyze passages for stylistic content while also teaching a specific aspect of style to the rest of the class. Hence, the activity aims to bridge objective analysis with direct applications of style.
Class: PWR 1/PWR 2
Schedule: Weeks 8, 9, or 10 as students are addressing their final revisions on their RBAs and thinking more about style.
Activity length: Approx. 60 min.
Activity goals: This activity has three goals:
Activity details: Please see the handout.
This activity was originally published in fall 2014 as an Activity of the Week.