1 Allow the media to inspire you.2 Get in touch with the feelings it inspires.3 Put these feelings into words. Don’t worry if they “made sense.” be inspired
Circle of Viewpoints1 I am thinking of ... the topic ... From the point of view of ... the viewpoint you’ve chosen.2 I think ... describe the topic from your viewpoint. Be an actor - take on the character of your viewpoint.
Claim . Support . Question1 Make a claim about the topic. 2 Identify support for your claim. 3 Ask a question related to your claim.
Compass Points Need to Know What else do you need to know or find out about this idea / proposition? What additional information would help you to evaluate things?Worrisome What worries you Excited What excites you aboutabout this idea / proposition. What’s this idea / proposition? What’s thethe downside? upside? Stance / Suggestion What is your current stance or opinion on the idea or proposition? How might you move forward in your evaluation of this idea or proposition?
I used to think .... now I think ....
inspiration act on the feeling?1 What feelings do you have after experiencing this?2 How were you made to feel this way?3 What would you like to do with these feelings?
See .Think . Wonder1. What do you see? 2. What do you think is going on? 3. What does it make you wonder?
Think . Puzzle . Explore1 What do you think about this topic?2 What questions or puzzles do you have?3 How can you explore this topic?