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