A post I wrote today about creating student interest in great books.
I realized the other day that I had not updated my teaching blog in some time, and that those few of you who follow me might be curious about the outcome of my Zombie Unit.
After three weeks of team building, Informational Text and other sundries, we ended with a brief look at Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead. Like many of my students, I love the television show, enough that even though we don’t have cable, we stream the episodes through Amazon Prime and Netflix. What many of them don’t realize, however, is that the original comic series is excellent, too. Just like my husband and I binge watched Season 4 when it came out on Netflix, I binged on the Compendium One and Compendium Two, which together have the first 96 volumes of the comic. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to share just how awesome the…
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