Students MUST post reactions ( minimum 250 words) to the combined assigned viewing AND reading linked below. Students are to post ONE comment addressing BOTH the viewing and the fictional excerpt. Students are encouraged (but not required) to additionally respond to other student reactions.
Neil Gaiman at the 2008 National Book Festival. Click heading to watch the video.
The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman:
"There was a hand in the darkness, and it held a knife. The knife had a
handle of polished black bone, and a blade finer and sharper than any
razor. If it sliced you, you might not even know you had been cut, not
immediately. The knife had done almost everything it was brought to that
house to do, and both the blade and the handle were wet." Click heading to read the rest of the first chapter.