What a voice! Who’s to Judge?

What do you think the people watching Susan Boyle are thinking before she begins to sing?

What does this say about how we perceive and evaluate others?


  1. Make a claim about the topic
  2. Identify support for your claim
  3. Ask a question related to your claim

PS22 Choir

Inspiring on so many levels


  1. What do you see?
  2. What do you think about that?
  3. What does it make you wonder?

Water Cycle Song


KWL: Know – Want to Know – Learned

  1. What do you already know about this?
  2. What more would you want to learn?
  3. What is something new you learned by looking closely?  You can use the interactive diagram below to explain.

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What’s so Great about Vivaldi’s Spring?


  1. Listen to podcast player.
  2. Why do you think people say this is so great?
  3. List what makes it “outstanding?”
  4. What would a person have to know to really understand and appreciate this kind of art?