Edgar Allan Poe’s, The Raven”, explained like never before. In seven short minutes students will learn about Poe, the poem’s literary nuances, important background information about “The Raven” and the times in which it was written. Theme, summary and literary analysis are spelled out for students by teacher extraordinaire, Regi Sargent, who literary walks us through the poem.
Clipped Classics are short video clips designed to engage even the most reluctant readers. Fun, relatable and memorable – these 5 to 10 minute clips summarize classic literature – inclusive of author background and literary nuances – in a way that students will not only remember important details, but also be engaged in reading the classics. Even our most at risk students become engaged and want to learn.
Clipped Classics are perfect for the Common Core classroom and help teachers help students access information in a way ideal for their digital generation.
As teachers, we wanted to create a way to help all students want to read literature and have fun discovering authors, characters, stories and plots – so we took a School House Rockish approach! Our students love them. We hope yours will too!