Tuesday, February 18, 2014

From Mike Lohre: Let's put our three best questions here

Students, by the end of the lab today, we are shooting to have created 20 questions for our interview.  Now let's share the best of this brainstorming.  Please post your three best questions in the Comments section of this post, so that other students in the class can use these questions as needed.  Please pay attention to what has been posted so you are not repeating the same questions.



Let's post the best questions we have so we can all benefit!
Here are three that I came up with:

1.  Who is the most visionary person that you know, and how does this person inspire you?
2.  What would you like your legacy to be, or what do you want to leave before you die for future generations?
3.  How has the American Dream changed in your lifetime, and what is the American Dream, in your eyes?


  1. 1. What is the theme of essay connection? How can it help us in our writing? From Eating Made Simple what is the theme and what did we learn and how is this essay effect to us?
    2. According to Jim Searles profile what is the interesting fact that we learn about him? What is in the checker game that makes people to forget everything when playing that game?
    3. Has your life been different than what you had imagined? And what are the most important lessons you have learned from life?

  2. 1. When reading the essay about Moreese Bickman we learn about how evident racism really is, do you think much has changed or do you believe many people are still racist towards others?
    2. We watched a film about the comparison between industrial and organic farms, do you believe buying organic is the answer to when you are choosing between what food to buy, or is organic you believe not worth it?
    3. We read an essay about a drag queen name Dixie Evans she struggled with the everyday people around her judging her, have you ever been judged for how you are?

  3. 1. Like Prophet Blackman, do you think God sent you here for a specific reason(s)? If so, what is it/are they and why?
    2. How did your childhood, being raised in the country on a farm, help shape the person you are today?
    3. What is your greatest piece of advice that you would want everyone to know?

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    1. 2. please give me a specific example of how you obtained information to solve problem?
      3.why did morees bickham was the first african american participate human right?

  5. 1. There is something in everyone’s life that makes him or her happy. What is one of the thing that makes you happy and why?
    2. We are reading a book in class called Holding on and talks about people that they have hold on to something that don’t excites or people don’t believe in. what is one that you hold on, and maybe pass it on to your family?
    3. Did you have to give up some of your dreams in order to make you’re family or parents happy? Why?

  6. 1. Who is the sole reason for who you are today, and why?
    2. What was your first job?
    3. What was the single most significant life event that happened to you?

  7. 1. We read a short story concerning alcohol in families. Have you seen a family destroyed by alcohol or maybe your own personal family?
    2. Are you completely aware of what’s in the foods you consume and the potential chemicals they might contain?
    5. Do think the difficulties in your past made you a stronger person?

  8. 1. Do you think there is still racism going on now in our society?
    2. Has texting caused our society to become more interconnected than it has ever been?
    3. I read about Tommie Bass a Folk Doctor who uses herbs to hail people I was wondering if you believe in herbs medicine.

  9. 1. What do you think about the issues concerning privacy on the Internet?
    2. What do you think about alcohol consumption in the United States? Do you think family plays a major role?
    3. When reading about Geneva Tisdale, we learned about racism and equal rights, do you think racism still exist today?

  10. 1. What are you most passionate about, and motivates you to achieve these goals?
    2. What is your greatest achievement, and what did you have to do to reach this target?
    3. What are your thoughts and viewpoints on natural herbal healing? And would you ever consider natural herbs as a form of medicine? Why or why not?

  11. 1. what major challenges and problem do you have in your life?
    2. what would you like to remember in the past?
    3. what is different between origin food and non-origin food?

  12. 1. You've lived through a time period where the production of food has changed greatly, how would you describe the transition of the food industry in modern times?
    2. How has discrimination and racism improved since you were a young child?
    3. Who has had the greatest impact of your life so far?

  13. 1. What is the biggest problem the world is facing right now, and if you alone could solve it, how would you?
    2. What is the nicest thing anyone has ever done for you?
    3. What does your perfect day look like?

  14. 1. According to the film Fresh, do you think all the organic foods that sell in the market are creating by natural resources?
    2. According to the book essay connection, Under the Influence: Paying the Price of My Father’s Booze, It talks about a life of the alcoholic father. Why in today’s society, there are many teenagers who had alcoholic addiction?

    3. Who is the most important person in your life?

  15. 1. What would you have done if you did not follow your dream?
    2. Do you feel that [insert here] is your calling? Your vocation?
    3. If you could re-live your life, would you change anything about it? If so, why? If not, why?

  16. 1.) What event in your life has had the most impact on you, and why?
    2.) What are your goals for the future?
    3.) According to the movie Fresh, they claim that there is nothing better then fresh grown food, do you agree or disagree?

  17. 1.) What is your personal definition of the American Dream? And How has it changed as you have gotten older?
    2.) What do you think would be one of the best steps we could take toward ending poverty around the world?
    3.) What is the one thing you’d most like to change about the world?

  18. 1. What do you think is the key to happiness? is it different for everyone?
    2. In life we learn lessons from our mistakes. What was the biggest lesson you learned from messing up ? are you glad that you made that mistake in the end only to learn from it ?
    3. Do you think that your environment growing up shaped who you are today?


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