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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
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Cars are for boys, dolls are for girls

At least, that’s what toy ads tell us.

In the 1970s, most toys were gender neutral. But today more than ever before, toys are marketed to girls or boys. What message does this send to kids? And how can it hurt the economy?

  • Datum 01/02/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 259
  • Leerjaar 5
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, spreken
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, groepje, klassikaal
  • ERK B1, B2
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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 250
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie lezen, schrijven
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel
  • ERK B1
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A film about friendship and love

Paper Towns is based on John Green’s bestselling YA novel.

Let's go to the movies, starring supermodel Cara Delevingne.

  • Datum 01/01/2016
  • Opdrachtnr 255
  • Leerjaar 4
  • Niveau HAVO
  • Categorie schrijven, kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 15-30 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK B1
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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
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  • ERK B1, B2
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World’s Tallest Husband and Wife

Meet the world’stallestcouple. You’ll feel small watching those two.

Chinese athletes Sun Mingming and his wife Xu Yan are the world’s tallest married couple, according to the Guinness Book of Records. Listen to their story and find out how tall they are.

  • Datum 01/12/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 1504
  • Leerjaar 2
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO
  • Categorie kijken en luisteren
  • Tijdsduur 5-10 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal, klassikaal
  • ERK A2
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Cats’ Nighttime Habits Revealed in Tracking Project

Do you know what cats are up to at night? Find out by reading this article.

You might think cats sleep at night. So did Evahn Martinsen from New-Zealand, until she started tracking her cats by GPS. She then found out what they were really doing at night and used the info for a science project.

  • Datum 01/11/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 1502
  • Leerjaar 3
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  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
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Girl Puts GPS on Cats

Benieuwd naar wat katten ’s nachts uithalen? Lees dit artikel.

De 13-jarige Evahn Martinsen uit Nieuw-Zeeland dacht altijd dat haar katten ’s nachts sliepen. Totdat zij een GPS-tracker om hun halsboord deed en op haar tablet kon volgen wat ze echt uitspookten!

  • Datum 01/11/2015
  • Opdrachtnr 1501
  • Leerjaar 1, 2
  • Niveau VWO, HAVO, VMBO GT
  • Categorie lezen
  • Tijdsduur 10-15 min
  • Werkvorm individueel, tweetal
  • ERK A2
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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
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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