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My Life as a Reader.

The first unit of study is coming to a close.  The summative assessment is two part.  First, students are to create a multimedia presentation (text + image + audio) of their past, present, and future reading lives.  (Part two is an on-demand writing, where they summarize their learning about reading + a reflection of this learning and they summarize + reflect on a book they have read this trimester.)

So in an effort to practice what I preach, I created a video about my life as a reader.  It has taken muchmuchmuch longer to upload to Google Video than I expected and then I realized I didn’t add my audio.  Good enough is coming into play here.  The audio will have to come later tonight.  For now, here’s My Reading Life: