Gravity Glue: Michael Grab Meditations

 

Pay careful attention to this image, breathing gently as you reflect on its progression.  What thoughts come to mind as you observe? What mood does the image inspire in you?  Describe what you observed. Replay and describe how you reacted to  the image at 28 seconds.  At Join the P[E]ACE conversation about what you and other students see.

In your journal, analyze this video using the visual thinking, bulleted lists, connections, questions:
1. What is going on in this video?

2. Why do you say that?

3. What else is going on?

4. Count your words, fill in your table of contents.

5. Turn and talk to a neighbor about your perceptions.

8. At the end of this Blog post, Click LEAVE A COMMENT or REPLY:  Reply by writing your journal entry here, including any comments from other students that may have added to or changed your opinion.

What’s going on in this pic? [vts] 16 March 2020

Objective: Use visual thinking strategies to describe the meaning of a visual text.  Look closely at this image, stripped of its caption, and join the conversation about what you and other students see. [Click on image to see larger version.]

In your journal, on a numbered page, or on looseleaf, date the page 16 March 2020. Using your best descriptive writing, answer these questions:

 1. What is going on in this picture?
2. Why do you say that?
3.  What else do you see?
4. Count your words, fill in your table of contents.

5. Access Google docs or other text editor
6. Transcribe your journal comments to Google doc or editor.
7. Review your comments and check for mistakes
8. Return to English is My Thinglish
 9. Click LEAVE A COMMENT below the image
10. Paste your comment into the comments section
11.  Submit your comments.
12. Review 3 other PACE students’ comments about this image.
13. Review 3 comments on the New York Times Web site.
14. If you can, paste your comment on the New York Times Web site.
15.  Review at least five student comments and respond to three students’ comments.

 

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Look closely at this image, stripped of its caption, and join the P[E]ACE conversation about what you and other students see. [Click on image to see larger version.]