Tuesday, February 7, 2017

What's going on in this picture? Thinking Skills

Look closely at the photograph that has been stripped of its caption.
What’s going on in this picture?

What do you see in this picture? (not everything is obvious)
I can see... I notice..... I think that......

Predict what might have happened before or after.
Before this moment.... After this... I predict that....

Can you connect yourself or something else to this picture?
I relate to this because.... It reminds me of... I remember when.....

What else do you think about when you see this picture?
It makes me think.... I wonder.....

Ask a question.  
I wonder… I’d like to find out… what, when, why, how, where, who?

What emotions do you see in this picture?
I can see.... I get the feel that.....

How does this picture make you feel?
It makes me feel.... If I was there I would feel.....

36 comments:

  1. I Think that this is to do with slaves as they don't look like they have much freedom. This makes me feel upset. They are also sleeping in coffins.

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    1. They could be slaves but why do they have writing next to a picture. next to the coffin?

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  2. They are sleeping in boxes/coffins.

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    1. Yes I agree because I would not think they would put dead people in coffins inside such a clean room.

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  3. To me it looks like lots of dead people in coffins and they all have books on the desk beside them.

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  4. I think this might be some type of tradition

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    1. IT could be but it would be a weird tradition

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    2. What might the tradition be Bridget? Are they celebrating or commemorating something do you think?

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    3. Why would they have a tradition were people lie in boxes? would it be called The Lying in Boxes

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  5. mabye schools there are like traps you can not get out and they fell like there hole life is about school and they never get like time to do stuff.

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  6. it looks like children being forced to sleep in boxes and treated like slaves.

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    1. What makes you think they are being forced to sleep?

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  7. I think that it might have something to do with students staying at school overnight.

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    1. What makes you think they are students?

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    2. Because they are all wearing the same clothes.

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  8. I think they are in school, because there is a bag, desk and pencil.

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  9. There's lots of candles, are they summoning satan?

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  10. I think they are in school because there is a bag, books, a chair and they are all wearing the same thing that could be a uniform.

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  11. This could have something to do with a school as they all have a desk and school supplies.

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  12. I can see that there are tissues and candles on the desks, Why would that be there?

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  13. I think they are dead because there are tissues boxes and lots of used tissues

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    1. How does that symbolize death?

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    2. maybe but i use tissues a lot when i get sick

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    3. People come and see them and are sad

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  14. i'm not sure why the have profile books beside them

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  15. I think this is some profile thing because next to the coffins/boxes there are some writing and a picture

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  16. Is it a really weird boarding house?

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  17. I can see that there are tissues and candles on the desks, Why would that be there?

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  18. I wonder why there are tissues on the table and a picture of them self?

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  19. I looks like they are in a office where they work or something because they all have coffin/box beds, books, tissues and bells.

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  20. Some of the coffins are closed.

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  21. I think this is a Chinese school because they each have books and a pen on they're desks, they have bags next to their tables and not many schools look like that.

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  22. some of the boxes on the right are shut

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