California Missions Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   Why do you think so many cities and towns in California have Spanish names? (Tap prior knowledge)   During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop at the follow...

Ecosystems Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What do you know about ecosystems? (Tap prior knowledge)     During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop at the following times in the movie and ask ...

Online Sources Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What online sources do you use? (Make connections)  How do you decide what online sources to trust? (Tap prior knowledge)     During the Movie (Pause Points):...

Trouble for the Postal Service Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   How do you think the new coronavirus is affecting the U.S. Postal Service?  (Predict)   During the Movie (Pause Points): Stop at the following times in the movie and ...

How Soap Works Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   Why do you think it’s important to wash your hands regularly? (Tap prior knowledge) Why do you think you need to use soap, and not just water, when washing your hands? ...

Heat Transfer Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie: Why do you think hot things, like food, cool down? (Predict) What do you think causes a cup of coffee to cool down if you leave it out? (Predict)   During the Movie (Pause...

Distance Learning Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   What has distance learning been like for you? (Tap prior knowledge) What do you like most about distance learning? What is most challenging? (Express opinion)   &...

Birds Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie:   Describe a bird you’ve seen. (Tap prior knowledge) Why do you think birds are able to fly? (Predict)      During the Movie (Pause Points):   Stop a...

American Revolution Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie   What do you know about the American Revolution? (Tap prior knowledge) What do you want to know about the American Revolution?  (Set goals)   During the Movie (P...

Pocahontas Discussion Prompts and Pause Points

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Before the Movie: What have you heard about Pocahontas? (Tap prior knowledge)   During the Movie (Pause Points): Stop at the following times in the movie and ask questions or prompt a discu...