Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Feed's Use of Language

In connection with the mini language research assignment we are completing in class, what do you think about Anderson’s writing style and use of language within this novel—"his futurespeak vocabulary—his ad/jingle story interruptions" and his stream of consciousness narrative? Did your opinion about his style change? Be specific about what works and what doesn't using examples from the text. Post your answer on your blog in a well developed response that includes a unique title.

Monday, October 26, 2015

The Evolution of the Word Cool

Click on the link below for an example infographic that shows some of the ways the word cool has evolved. Based on the definitions, what cultural factors might have contributed to the evolution?

Cool - An Evolution Link

(Photo Credit) -

Syko Beats

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Said No Teenager Ever Blog Response

Comment on something positive you see on each team's use of satire in their video.

In your praise, make sure you discuss how they achieved success. What specific details contribute the satirical message or impact?

- Verbal
- Location
- Facial expressions
- Soundtrack
- Body language

Overall, what message would a viewer take away from this set of videos about what it means to be a teenager?