“A Hunger Artist”, Thinglink project

Instructions:

  1. Read the story The Hunger Artist, by Franz Kafka and take notes on your copybook of the new words you can find.
  2. Answer the questions as posted on the blog.
  3. Create a session on thinglink.com (or the Ipad application).

Check the following example:

https://www.thinglink.com/scene/564568749324107777

Click here for a short tutorial:

  1. Your project will include the following:
    1. A background that represents the main idea of the story (it can be an image that shows hunger, a cage, a menagerie, etc.)
    2. A tag with 10 new words and their definitions as taken from dictionary.com
    3. A tag with your favorite sentence of the story, explaining why you chose it (40-70 words)
    4. The answer to this question: Why does the man decide to fast? (40-70 words).
    5. Choose one of these themes and explain how it is present or absent in the story: “Ambition”, “Self-esteem”, “Empathy”, “Authoritarism”. (40-70 words)
    6. A 1-minute video of yourself, giving your opinion about the story, saying why it is interesting and why you would recommend other people to read it.
    7. UPLOAD THE LINK TO YOUR PROJECT ON YOUR BLOG

Assessment:

You will be evaluated on the following criteria:

  • Grammar: __/4 pts.
  • Vocabulary and spelling: __/4 pts.
  • Responsibility and class work: __/3 pts.
  • Use of technology: __/3 pts.
  • Task completion: __/6 pts.
  • Reading comprehension: __/4 pts

TOTAL: __/24 PTS.

 

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