SPAWN- Writing Strategy
--S- Special Powers: What is something you would change?
--P- Problem Solving: What do you think a good solution to the issue would be?
--A- Alternative Viewpoints: Write about the topic from a different perspective .
--W- What If?: The Teacher presents an imaginary problem in the issue and you create a solution
--N- Next: Predict what will happen next and why you think that
OPTIC- Strategy for analyzing artifacts (articles, pictures, videos, maps, etc.)
O-Observe- basic observations
P-Parts/Predict- break the artifact in parts and make deeper observations /or Predict what will happen next
T-Theme/Title attach the artifact to a theme (technology and change, for example) or create a generic title that helps you remember what the artifact is about.
I- Inference- make an educated guess about things that are going on in the artifact other than what is presented to you
C- Critique- What could be different about the material in the artifact? What would you change?
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