Character Analysis Shared by Elizabeth Baldridge This is the second paper in our work with season 4 of The Wire. Here, students are asked to carefully examine just one character from the show. This paper, coming relatively early in the semester, will require regular revisiting and revision as we get further into the season andContinue reading “The Wire — Character Analysis”
Talking about Race Shared by Elizabeth Baldridge This is the first version of a handout I’m using to try to equip students with a vocabulary and shared understanding of race from which our discussions of The Wire can grow.
Education Vignettes Guidelines Education Vignettes Revision Workshop Shared by Elizabeth Baldridge For their first major writing assignment, students are asked to deliver snapshots of their educational experiences, like those bits we see in early episodes of The Wire (season 4) or in Sherman Alexie’s “Indian Education.” I’m also including here the revision workshop students completeContinue reading “Education Vignettes (The Wire and Alexie)”
Wire Discussion Guidelines Shared by Elizabeth Baldridge Inspired by Stephanie Guedet Every Monday, a student is in charge of leading class discussion of a selected episode of season 4 of The Wire. But this model could be used for a wide variety of shared reading/viewing/listening options. Students are doing really well with it.
095 Fall 2018 Shared by Elizabeth Baldridge This is the syllabus, including a course calendar, for the six-credit-hour course I’m teaching, centered on season 4 of The Wire. I’ll be posting links to individual assignments and activities as the semester continues.