Do this as a class. The worst flooding Thailand has seen in 50 years appears to be coming down from its high-water mark, largely sparing central Bangkok while continuing to inundate surrounding suburbs and farms. Heavy monsoon rains have submerged nearly a third of the country's provinces since July, killing more than 370 people.
For more pictures and info go to : http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/10/thailand-floods-pass-their-peak/100181/ A man watches the news on TV in his flooded house, near the Chao Phraya river in Bangkok, on October 31, 2011. Tensions were rising between Thai residents and authorities in flooded parts of Bangkok, with hundreds protesting that their homes were being given up in attempts to keep the city center dry. (Christophe Archambault/AFP/Getty Images)
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A WEEK IN PICTURESLearning How to Ask Questions Like a Reporter
Reporters alwayswant to know whathappened so theycan tell the story.They link theirquestions so theycan find clear detailsof any story.Who are thesepeople?Where were they?What happened tocause thissituation?When did thishappen?Why were theyholding on to eachother?How long did theyhave to staythere?
Now it is yourturn.Write as manyreporter stylequestions in thenext 7 minutes:WhatWhyWhereHowWhenWhoDidWereIsAre
With a partner ask and answer as many questions as you canin 5 minutes. After you will need to ask the rest of the classsome of your questions and answer some as well.