Description: Gather relevant information from multiple sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas; avoid plagiarism, overreliance on one source, and follow a standard format for citation.
Maps to Reading Plus skills: 7C


7C: Interpreting Images

7C: Interpreting Images

Description: Intepreting Images and Maps

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Selection: L-32


Grade level: 12
Word count: 2481 words
Author: Jake Gibson
Synopsis: Auroras are a vibrant display of fluorescent green, red, and blue lights shimmering across the night sky.
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Question: The International Space Station captured this image of the aurora australis streaming over the Antarctic. Due to the predominance of green light, which type of emission generated the aurora seen in this image?
  1. oxygen emission
  2. nitrogen emission
  3. hydrogen emission
  4. helium emission

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Writing prompt: Choose an image from a nonfiction selection you have read. Use the image as inspiration to write a new fictional piece on the same topic.


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