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Is Paper Towns Worth Watching?

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 252
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B1, B2
http://www.csjoseph.org/deathpenalty.aspx

Capital punishment: for or against?

Do you think capital punishment should be introduced in our country?

Recently the internet has been flooded with videos of public executions and beheadings. This has sparked the debate whether the death penalty is an effective way to deal with crime. Would introducing it in our country make us safer at all?

  • Datum 01/08/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 137
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, groepje
  • ERK C1
http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-somerset-31035847

A Close Shave

Doing something for charity is usually a good idea.

When you are campaigning for charity, people sometimes react in a way you didn’t expect ...

  • Datum 04/05/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 133
  • Leerjaar 2
  • Niveau HAVO, VMBO GT
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK A2
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://www.hundreddollarbill.info/

New Faces for the Greenback

An assignment about money. But it’s not what you think.

The American dollar, the greenback, has a picture of a famous person on the front. All these persons happen to be men. Isn’t it time for change?

  • Datum 03/11/2014
  • Opdrachtnr 121
  • Leerjaar 4, 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B2
http://snowballsinwinter.wordpress.com/2012/01/22/the-5-second-rule/

The five-second rule

Is the myth about to be busted?

If you drop some food on the floor, can you still eat it if you pick it up within five seconds? Or is this myth about to be shattered? Watch and find out.

  • Datum 01/07/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 099
  • Leerjaar 3
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B1
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/14-years-after-it-was-made-the-worlds-oldest-hamburger-looks-like-it-hasnt-aged-a-day-8588168.html

Still fresh after all these years

Look at the picture and guess the age of this hamburger. I bet you won’t get anywhere close!

Is fresh food the same as fresh-looking food? Read the article. You’ll be surprised.

  • Datum 07/06/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 096
  • Leerjaar 3
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, vocabulaire
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK A2
Bron: http://mashable.com/2013/02/04/bones-king-richard-iii/

Death of a King

The bones of King Richard III were found underneath a Leicester parking lot.

Archaeologists knew that he was killed in battle on Bosworth Field, defeated by Henry Tudor. His remains had never been found. Until now. Or so it seems ….

  • Datum 28/02/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 087
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B1
Bron: http://www.shutterstock.com/pic.mhtml?id=81486721&src=id

Gun buyback

A few short weeks after the Newtown shooting in which 20 children were killed, there was a gun buyback in Los Angeles.

When there’s a gun buyback you can exchange your gun for a shopping voucher. What do you expect? Will this be a very popular thing in the US?

  • Datum 17/01/2013
  • Opdrachtnr 077
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK B2