Practice• What is something fishy that you have heard?• Someone offered me _____, but I thought it was fishy because…• If something seems fishy, you should…
TV time does not breed badly behaved children By Michelle Roberts Health editor, BBC News online• Do you agree or disagree with the idea that watching too much TV does not harm young children’s social development? Why/why not? What evidence do you have to support your idea?• At what age does the small increase in poor conduct that is associated with TV begin? Why does this happen? Does the article explain what this behavior will be like? What do you think it might be like?• According to the article, in what ways does electronic entertainment affect children’s behavior?• What research study is described in the article? What are the findings? What are the recommendations that have arisen from the study?• After reading this article, would you let your children or your young brother /sister watch TV? If so, at what age and for how long?
Draw Your Toy Wendy Tsao and her son A woman who created Child’s Own Studio
Discussion Questions1. What is Wendy’s business? Is this business successful? Why/ why not? Do you think it will be successful in the future?2. What motivates Wendy to do her craft? How has her business evolved since its beginning?3. What are the steps in getting a softie made (from idea to production)?4. Do you think the price range is fair? Why/why not? Would you be willing to purchase one?5. If you have children, would you like to have one of their drawings turned into a toy? Why/why not?6. What kind of drawings does Wendy prefer? What kind of character would you like to get made into a softie?7. How can individuals get on the waiting list? How long do you think you will have to wait once you are on the list?
HWComplete VP 10Unit Test 4 = FridayOptional newspaper summary (you need 3 for the semester)