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Massachusetts Town Issues Citations For Good Behaviour

Getting a ticket from police in Massachusetts might not be a bad thing!

So police in Massachusetts have come up with a new kind of tickets to reward good behaviour.Read more to find out what the deal is.It might just change your behaviour…

  • Datum 01/03/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 1506
  • Leerjaar 3
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B1
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Swift and The Spotify Debate

Taylor Swift pulled all of her songs from Spotify.

Her move caused a heated debate in the music industry. She received a lot of support from fellow musicians, but also got a lot of criticism.

  • Datum 01/02/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 251
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B1
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Is Paper Towns any good?

It’s a coming-of-age-story about friendship and love.

Paper Towns is based on John Green’s bestselling young adult novel. It stars supermodel Cara Levingne. But what you probably want to know is: Is the film any good?

  • Datum 01/12/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 253
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B2
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Teaching Boys and Girls

How a school got itself into trouble.

Kan een school een ander programma aanbieden voor jongens en meisjes? Deze school deed het wel. Of dat verstandig was…?

  • Datum 01/11/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 2001
  • Leerjaar 2
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 30-60 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B1
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Texting? Walk on the right side!

China creates pavement with separate lane for texting people.

To avoid collisions on the pavement, the Chinese city of Chongqing has created a separate lane for people who are texting and tweeting. But is this the right solution?

  • Datum 01/10/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 321
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm klassikaal
  • ERK B1
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/stan-lock-teenager-who-shaved-5070714

Haircut #1

So you think campaigning for charity is a good idea, right?

You probably expect people to show some respect when you decide to shave your head for charity, but don’t be too sure ...

  • Datum 04/05/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 132
  • Leerjaar 3
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK A2, B1
http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/eating-insects-yuck-factor-un-report

Pass the Cockroaches, Please!

Would you like to try eating cockroaches and grasshoppers or wouldn't you? Read on.

About 20% of the world population eat insects regularly. Why don’t we?

  • Datum 05/01/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 125
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-wmfoz9fInE0/UrD2F1_8XHI/AAAAAAAASto/c2TIyu76MWE/s1600/Americas+Got+Talent+S9.jpg

Talented teenager

An interview with 12-year-old Mara.

America's got talent, and Mara is one of them! Read the interview and find out all about her.

  • Datum 15/12/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 909
  • Leerjaar 1
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 5-10 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, klassikaal
  • ERK A1, A2
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-28699378

A Facelift for the Greenback

Are women going to change the face of the dollar?

Money makes the world go round, doesn’t it? But money has got a face too. As far as the dollar is concerned it’s usually the face of a man. But time are changing. Or are they?

  • Datum 03/11/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 120
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK C1
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Blurred lines?

Blurred lines was one of the biggest hits of 2013. You probably all remember the song.

Blurred lines was not just one of the best-selling and most often downloaded hits of 2013. It was probably also one of the most sexist songs ever released. It was considered so sexist that it was actually banned from Edinburgh University as well as from quite a few other universities in Britain and the US.

  • Datum 02/06/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 112
  • Leerjaar 5, 6
  • Niveau VWO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK C1