Task #8.0

Reading is fun.  Dirt bikes are fun. Is a bagel a bun?

Can you guess which classmate is in pictures above?  Hint: He has the coolest last name!  Here is a clip of Mr. Jacob Cameron:

Reading comprehension involves at least two people: the reader and the writer.

The process of understanding what we read involves decoding the writer’s words and then using background knowledge to construct an approximate understanding of the writer’s message.

Read the following text and fill out the text box below:

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Writers lean on conflict to deliver their message.  A conflict is a struggle between to opposing forces.


Turns out it wasn’t a show about nothing!  I love Seinfeld.  He has been a stand up comedian for 40 years.  He has never swore on stage.  I don’t know which fact is more impressive!

Watch the clip below and complete the text box:


Use the terms in the box to fill in the blanks #1-6:

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Match the themes a-d to the situations 1-6:

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Here are 3 music videos that have one major thing in common, but could not be more different.  Watch the 3 videos and complete the text boxes following each one:

The singer wrote this song’s lyrics, inspired by the works of French philosopher Gaston Bachelard.[2] While recording the song in 1997, she found out that her once-close friend, Jeff Buckley, had disappeared and been found drowned. “That was so weird … I’d got letters out and I was thinking about him. That song’s kind of about him – that’s how it feels to me anyway”

You do the math!

We use integers in recording temperature.  Watch the video and complete the following text box:

Here is an awesome problem that can flex our integer muscles.

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You did it!!!! See you soon!!!!!