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Climate Catastrophe!?

Commit to a decision – do you agree with this argument? Claim-Support-Question Make a claim about the topic Identify support for your claim Ask a question related to your claim  

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Expressionism

The Paintings Four Square Franz Kline American, 1910 – 1962 more info Number 1, 1950 (Lavender Mist) Jackson Pollock American, 1912 – 1956 more info The Name II Barnett Newman American, 1905 – 1970 more info Questions What kinds of … Continue reading

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Impressionism

Rouen Cathedral Claude Monet French, 1840 – 1926 more info Pont Neuf, Paris Auguste Renoir French, 1841 – 1919 more info Plum Brandy Edouard Manet French, 1832 – 1883 more info Questions What kinds of things are the subjects of … Continue reading

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There’s Data in them thar Kids

Load this image into Twiddla or another drawing program Use the Pen and/or the text tool to highlight the parts of the cartoon that make it “funny” What is the author saying about President Obama and his Secretary of Education? … Continue reading

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Combine Harvester

Cluster what You See Draw or use clustering software What’s the main idea or feeling? Put it in the center. Work as a class to brainstorm as much as you can about the movie. Group or connect any of the … Continue reading

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JabberRumpus MonsterBumpus!?

Choose any or all the challenges below! Challenge 1 Make a sentence using words from above. Click on the words above or this link so that they make sense! See, isn’t that better? (made with Wordle) Guess at a feeling … Continue reading

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Whose Future?

In 1994, the Digital Corporation produced this sexy preview of what the Web had to offer the world. They titled it “VisionShift.” Less than fifteen years later, look how this “Web” has evolved into a phone platform with personalized, location-based … Continue reading

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Chocolate and Fair Trade

“Parts” Cluster   Use clustering software like Bubble.us or Thinkature What’s the main idea or feeling? Put it in the center. Work as a class to brainstorm as much as you can about the movie. Group or connect any of … Continue reading

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Journalism : Then and Now

Pro – Con – Neutral Why would people be in favor of this? Why would people be against it? What would be a neutral position?

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When I become a Teacher – really?

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