RC #4- Group C (9:05am)

15 Responses to RC #4- Group C (9:05am)

  1. micahpexa says:

    Hi guys! Here is my article for this week’s Reading Circle. Please read it this weekend and post your questions, vocabulary, and comments by Tuesday morning. Thanks!

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2013/10/25/marijuana-debate-heats-up-college/3188339/

  2. micahpexa says:

    Vocabulary

    1. No big whoop: No big deal. Not so important. Not a problem.

    2. jeopardize: to cause something to be harmed or damaged, or to put something in danger

    Comprehension Questions:

    1. How many states allow medical marijuana? How many states have legalized marijuana? Which states?

    2. List 2 problems with marijuana.

    Discussion Questions:

    1. Why is marijuana illegal but alcohol is legal? Is there a difference?

    2. What is the marijuana law in your country? What is the punishment? What are the cultural attitudes towards marijuana in your country? Are they changing in young people?

  3. Lee Hye Young says:

    Vocabulary
    1. Fueling: to provide power to something
    2. Inevitable: certain to happen:

    Comprehension Questions
    1. What was Michael Kenney’s idea?
    2. What is the reason that Karilla Dyer thinks someone wants to smoke?

    Discussion Questions
    1. What do you think that why people are interested in marijuana?
    2. Usually artist smoking marijuana for receiving motivate and idea. What do you think about this?

  4. Nishijima Kazuhiro says:

    Vocabulary
    1. exaggerate: › to make something seem larger, more important, better, or worse than it really is:
    2. prospect: › the possibility or likelihood that something will happen:

    Comprehension Question
    1. What do young people know about the ill effect of marijuana and alcohol?
    2. What does Carlan Loeb-Muth say about? What is his opinion?

    Discussion Question
    1. Do you think why people want to get bad thing; like alcohol or tobacco in spite of they know they are harmful?
    2. Do you want to use marijuana if it become legal? Why or Why not?

    • Kaiko Arai says:

      i think your both discussion questions are nice, especially i like the 1st one!!

    • micahpexa says:

      Kazu- I like your first discussion question. All people have vices or escapes. We will discuss more about this in class tomorrow when we talk about our short story. Why do we destroy our bodies and health? Is escape so important? This will be interesting to discuss.

  5. Kaiko Arai says:

    Vocabulary
    1. spearhead : to lead something such as a course of action or an attack
    2. inherent : existing as a natural and permanent quality of something or someone

    Comprehension Question
    1. Who are the main problem people in this article? Why??
    2. Are there any city which allowed to smoke marijuana? If so, where??

    Discussion Question
    1. Is smoking marijuana common in your country?
    2. Many people say that smoking marijuana is better than smoking cigarette, what do you think about it?

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