Learn Literature Through Minecraft
Each week in this reading club, we'll go off on adventures to far off places without a passport! We will discuss a different short story each week as we re-create portions of the story in Minecraft.
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**To participate in this class, students will need to have Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition (Students need to have a Microsoft account to play on Xbox, PS, or Switch). This class is NOT compatible with Java.** Often the best adventures are those traveled in the mind from the comfort of our home homes. If you love Minecraft, the adventure can take on a whole new meaning. In this class, we're going to discuss our adventures and build our own adventures while discussing important literary...
I have a bachelor's degree in writing and journalism. I worked as a journalist for over five years and won several awards during my career. A large portion of my college years was spent studying creative and essay writing. I play Minecraft with my own children on a regular basis. I have also completed multiple professional development classes on anti-bias education including "Indigenous People's History," "Teaching Hard History," and "A Framework for Teaching American Slavery."
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Students will need to have Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition (PC, Xbox, PS4, iPad, etc...they also need to have a Microsoft account). This class is NOT compatible with Java. They will also need to be able to interact in Zoom and play Minecraft at the same time. Some of the stories may contain violence (death, murder, but not graphic), mild language, and some scary themes (ghosts). Some of the stories include negative depictions and/or mistreatment of people that are harmful or wrong. We will critically analyze the problematic content of discrimination and prejudice.
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I have a lot of passions in life, but two of my biggest passions are reading and writing. One of my main goals is to create a love of literature. If a student can read well, the possibilities of what they can learn are endless. I believe that...