Category Archives: Position Papers

Everyone wants their kids to write a stellar position paper. In this category, we can learn how to put them on the path to verbal greatness.

2013 Global Classrooms Training Presentation

Hi Everyone! Here you can find the training presentation given at the Fundación Botín on September 18, 2013. It has a detailed explanation of the GC program, including everything from useful resources and parliamentary procedures to a mock conference simulation … Continue reading

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Global Classrooms Manual 2013

Hello 2013 GC Teachers and Fulbrighters! Below you will find a link to this year’s Global Classrooms Manual. Inside you will find many useful resources like a suggested timeline for your lessons, many lesson plan suggestions, activity worksheets, conference vocabulary … Continue reading

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Position Paper Rubric 2013

Hello to all! I’m posting here the updated rubric for the position papers. This is what we’ll be using to evaluate all the papers when the time comes. Position_Paper_Rubric

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Position Paper Rubric

You all should have received a paper copy at the first Fulbright/teacher training session. Here’s the electronic version! Position_Paper_Rubric -Karen (I.E.S. Remedios)

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International Agreement for African Countries, re: Animal Trafficking

http://www.wcs.org/press/press-releases/chimpanzee-action-plan.aspx This is the article. The name of the agreement is “Eastern Chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan: 2010-2020,” and the member countries are (according to Ecolex.org): “Burundi; Central African Republic; Congo, Dem. Rep. of; Rwanda; … Continue reading

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Position Paper Lesson

My students were having trouble with the concept of position papers, and this lesson worked out pretty well. I used José’s method of comparing a position paper to a conversation (Hello, what have you been up to, where are you … Continue reading

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Citing sources (at the end)

Hi everyone, I’ve taken information from a writing center at Purdue University that follows MLA and put together this simplified worksheet for citing electronic sources. None of my kids are using any paper sources, so if yours are, this won’t … Continue reading

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Position Paper Guidelines

Position paper rubric and guidelines. Global Classrooms Cantabria 2011 -Karen (IES Remedios)

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Blog Usage Instructions

I have attached here the instructions for the blog. These instructions cover the following topics: The basics to use the blog: How to register How to login How to write a post (the basics) – Including how to link, and … Continue reading

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Writing Correction Symbols

Hello all! I’ve attached a chart of writing correction symbols that I made. Some of them vary from the standard correction symbols because my students and I collaborated to create the system that would work best for our class. I hope … Continue reading

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