Video Assignment-Attending Class

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Video title: Poetry Corner | "Did I Miss Anything?" by Tom Wayman

Topic(s): Attending class

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Time (of video): 1:21

Posted by: bicoastaLP

Date posted: May 13, 2014


Video description:  This poem answers the question that many students ask after missing class: “Did I miss anything?”


Question/writing prompt:  Skipping class may be tempting, but you do miss out.  Other than hurting your final grade, what are some consequences of missing class?


In-class activity: 


A Poem Objective: Students gain a new perspective on missing class.

Show the reading of the poem. The class may need to watch it more than once. Have a serious discussion about the benefits–other than getting better grades–of attending class.