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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

Hello RYL world! This week in Remix has been revolutionary. Community Organizer, Tongo has blessed us with his presence and knowledge. We sat in a circle on Tuesday thinking about our thoughts about our thought processes (sounds insane, I know). But we gathered a list of contradictions to analyze using a new way of thinking;…

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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

              Tuesday, Remix Your Life dissected comfort as the topic of the week. We showed the Remixers “Mary Jane,” by Scarface. After which we free wrote and developed our student-made weekly prompts to use for the rest of the week. Wednesday, we introduced Remix to personification: giving human-like qualities…

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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

  Tuesday, Remix Your Life focused on deception as the topic of the week. We took a look at a Bay area Classic, “Dusted and Disgusted,” by E-40, Spice-1, Richie Rich, Mac Mall and Tupac Shakur. We developed our student-made weekly prompts from this song. Wednesday, we took a look at internal rhyme and Compound…

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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

          Tuesday, Remix Your Life dissected honesty as the topic of the week. We took a look at a classic, “Next Lifetime,” by Erykah Badu, to analyze, free write and then develop our student-made weekly prompts. Wednesday, we took a look at metaphors: a figure of speech identifying one thing as…

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Remix Your Life: Weekly Recap

Tuesday, Remix Your Life focused on betrayal as the topic of the week. “Teardrops & Closed Caskets” by Tupac Shakur and the Outlaws was the basis for our student-made weekly prompts. Remix had a more relaxed time this Wednesday, as it was a week of high school Graduations, we free-wrote and had a good time discussing…