Classroom Activities

Class Activities

Overview: This activity is a modified version of commonly-used “Crossing the Line” or “Beyond the Line” activity you may have previously experienced, notably in that it is rooted in the specific reading/listening assignment. In short, the exercise is about respectful discussion through difference and cultivating flexibility of mind: being willing to listen to the arguments of others and potentially be persuaded to... Read More
A person works at a laptop and writes in a notebook.
Overview: This activity invites students to explore how materiality affects content...
Reflection, Genre/Modes, Rhetoric, Style, Week 1, Week 2, Activities
A field of green grass with a chalk white line drawn in the middle.
Overview: This activity is a modified version of commonly-used “Crossing the Line”...
Activity Showcase, Cultural Rhetorics, PWR 1, PWR 2, Week 1, Week 2, News, Activities
Tools hang from the wall in a workshop.
Overview: These two activities are designed to introduce students to the idea of a...
PWR 1, RA, Rhetoric, Revision, Week 1, Week 2, Activities
A stack of newspapers rolled up.
Overview: This activity is designed to introduce students to rhetorical analysis. It...
PWR 1, RA, Rhetoric, Week 1, Activities
Overview: This activity is an in-depth modification of a traditional scavenger hunt...
Library, PWR 1, Week 4, Activities
A concept map in the software application Yewno.
Overview: When students pick a research topic for the first time, they may not know...
PWR 1, PWR 2, Rhetoric, Research, Working with Sources, Activities