C & W 2014 at WSU

Computers & Writing 2014 at Washington State University

“Gamification in the English 1302 Classroom”

Power Point by Kim Davis and Jake Gebhardt

The Lesson Plan
Note: This week’s lessons follow a general lecture about
the elements of poetry.

Tuesday 1 ½ hours:

  • ™Lecture: The Gothic of Edgar Allan Poe; Poe’s “The Philosophy of Composition,” his discussion of how he wrote “The Raven”
    (Students should have read “The Raven” and “The Philosophy of Composition” already.)
  • ™Handout: vocabulary list
  • ™Homework: Play the “The Raven” game, study vocabulary

Thursday 1 ½ hours:

  • ™Quiz: “The Raven” vocabulary (10-15 min.)
  • ™In-class writing: (major essay grade) Using the prompt discovered in “The Raven” game.


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Click this link to download “The Raven” Game
(Created with Ren’Py)