Quick Write

What is your grade or judgment of the monster? What’s the final verdict?

Evaluation Examples

Monster Rubric

  • Critical Thinking
  • Clarity of Thought
  • Analysis and Thesis
  • Images and Title
  • MLA and Works Cited

Revision: American Idol

Offer three separate critiques of points or paragraphs.

  1. Critical. Be direct or decisive on what was good or bad in the evaluation.
  2. Generous. Be generous and/or emotional in your reading and comments.
  3. Constructive. Offer evenhanded constructive feedback.

Connecting Issues to Monsters

Think of a contemporary issue we have been struggling with as a society. Keep in mind the monster theory we have been working with to understand culture. In small groups, draw a monster that connects with or represents a current social issue. Add a caption or some text to give the drawing some context.