ROOM 219

virtual extension of the ESL classroom

On reading

Open the link (or paste the link into your browser) to a painting by the American impressionist Mary Cassatt.

http://entertainment.howstuffworks.com/arts/artwork/paintings-by-mary-cassatt1.htm
Critical viewing: Can you guess what the woman is reading? What informs your answer?
Quickwrite: Where and when do you read? Write a paragraph about your reading environment and post it as a comment.

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March 19, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

20 Comments »

  1. I read in my free times, those are limited. I am not a busy person but the idea of read do not make me feel any emotions, it’s make me feel relax and some times took me to the dreams land, in other words make me sleep. The place I thought is affecting in my reaction because I read above my bed and some times I have a cup of tibia milk. this are only the times where I read. because this is the time where my sisters are doing their homework at 8;00pm.

    Comment by 8CA | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  2. I like to read in a quiet place likes the library or where not many people. At home I can not read because the noise will not let me concentrate, so I go to the library.

    Comment by 8JM | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  3. well i some time read at the church, in my room at school but i like more read in my room because nobody are there because when all a people are whit you they distract you

    Comment by 8p BA | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  4. I love quite and sound places to read. When i read, always read in my room in the bed, but sometime i can’t concentrated because my mom was talking so laugh or my little brother came to my room to played and cried because he want to be in the bed with me. Also i like to read outside like the park when i ear the birds or the waterfall, because that relax me and consecrated what i read and imagine the movie in my head..!

    Comment by 8KP | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  5. I read in a quit places like my room or when the teacher put a work in class and everybody is quit in this moment I feel relax, but most times a read is when I like the book and I focus to understand about the story, but sincerely I not read much!

    Comment by 8JD | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  6. i read in the library and the class room when i have a time or when the teacher say.
    i read too in the house when i have leisure.

    Comment by 5MC | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  7. I read in my room because don’t have different sound only listen my sound, and I read when I need relax. or I need inform the news. or read in my homework.

    Comment by 5 DM | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  8. I know that reading I can found beautiful things that before I ignore, we can make fun to read.My favorite place to read is out side because I feel the air fresh and I concentrate in the book that I’m reading. I read in the school,at home,out side.
    I read when I need to, for example when I feel tired,or when I have time.

    Comment by 5MG | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  9. when i read is in reading, class we have to read and answer some questions but some times read make me bored. because some books are not very interesting but i have books at home and some times that im bored and i don’t have nothing, to do i read a chapter of a book.

    Comment by 5 period W.D | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  10. I read in school and sometimes at home, I read in school when the teachers tell us to do it or when they assign us a work based on a reading.I read at home just when I like one book and that is not frequently, I’m not a good reader, so it bored me so easily.

    Comment by 5JF | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  11. I read in the school and my room, but where i most like to read is in my room, because when I’m in my room i feel in cal and comfortable and also I can concentrate and
    it is a place where I can relax.

    Comment by 5ir | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  12. The place where i read book it in my room because there is a quiet place.
    when do i read ? i read when i’m bored .

    Comment by IG5 | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  13. I read at school in the desk, when the teachers told me to do it.

    Comment by 5CA | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  14. i read sometimes in the night in my home, read is important because you learn you grow positively.when you read you have one conclusion in you understand what happen in the story.

    Comment by 3ymatute | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  15. when I reading is very special when I reading a book interesting and I like me a book and I focus in the book and I understand what I reading is very good when one person read a book because the person can to read

    Comment by 3DE | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  16. I don’t read a lot but some times when i don’t are doing nothing I put to read the books that my brothers bring of the school. I don’t like read a lot because my eyes tired very faster ,so my time when I read is after school in home, like some days yes others no I read, like three times a week and some times i help to my brother to read because his teacher say to him if him read a lot ,him wanted to learn more, but i don’t like to much read but i read.

    Comment by 3LG | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  17. I like to read a lot, I read when I’m bored ’cause I think that is a excellent way to spend my free time, every time that I read i go out side of my house ’cause there is not distraction, when I read I feel like I am actually IN the history, I can imagine everything that I’m reading, I think that its better than watch TV. I like to read scary tales, fantasy tales, and all kind of stories.

    Comment by 3DC | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  18. In the past when I have th time to read my favorite place to read was in my bed that comfortable place was the most peaceful place for me, I enjoy at that point that I readed 2 chapters and was 2 Am an I still reading, when I was on a trip with my familly o friends, in the park with my dog or when I was boring in my hause but now I don’t have the time to read I miss that time when I was sailing in the sea of the books

    Comment by 3FV | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  19. Well to tell the truth i just read in school because in my house i can’t because i have a big family and the always make a lot of noise and with noise i can’t read, well yea i can read but i’m not gonna be able to explain.
    I read in my 1, 3 and 4 period in with my Mrs Parish i guess that’s how you spell her name i’m not sure but alright i read with Mrs Marchenko, with Mrs. Marchenko we always read on Fridays before lunch and with Mrs Parish depends because we are in groups so it depends of the teacher.

    Comment by .3pe | March 19, 2012 | Reply

  20. I prefer to read in a quiet place, at open places like the park when not much people is there, like in the mornings. But unfortunately a person like me is too busy to go to a park and relax a while, but I also like to read laying on my bed with my fan turned on, but my house is not an example of a quiet place, because it is too noisy when all of us are there, so most of the time I don’t read!

    Comment by 3AA | March 19, 2012 | Reply


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