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Unit 8: DBQ (Document-Based Question) Writing

Artists use different media to communicate their messages. In this unit, we see how a stage director, a singer/songwriter, a video producer and an "information artist" find different means of telling interesting, entertaining and important stories using four different media that incorporate technology.

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*Note: The video clips used in this unit are excerpts from presentations and performances given at Pop!Tech 2006 in Camden, Maine. Additional clips from these presenters are in my Curriki collection; the full-length versions (along with other incredible content) can be found at*

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