It’s actually been two weeks! It has been a crazy couple of weeks, but basketball season ended on Saturday so I am hoping to have a little
1) Investigating Images from the Critical Thinking Consortium – I used this last week in Social 9 around collective rights of First Nations, it worked beautifully. Inferences from images!
2) Historical Tweets – I have done a paper tweeting assignment with my social 8’s before where they had to tweet, using an image prompt, from the point of view of the Samurai in Japan. I think this can be a fabulous critical thinking activity.
3) Main Idea and Summarizing Digitized – I am obsessed with inforgraphics and looking for the right time and place to introduce them in the classroom. Take a look at all my inforgraphic bookmarks http://www.delicious.com/jenclevette/infographics and pinshttp://pinterest.com/jenclevette/infographics/