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|Complete the introduction
to Astrology Web Task (AstroTask) to understand words and ideas
better in this task.
Read the Rubrics and
the Checklist before you begin. Then return to this page.
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1 - READ THE PASSAGE BELOW AND FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS
THAT FOLLOW. As you read, move your
mouse over the underlined words. That will give you other
meanings for that word.
In this project, you will...
- Read a short description of the sign, Cancer.
- Complete a reading/writing challenge.
- Complete a math challenge.
- Create a collage about yourself.
You listen to your emotions and feelings and those
of others. You often move between introversion
You like the earth and its natural resources.
You are protective of your personal security. You also protect people
in your inner
circle. You are a loyal and devoted lover and parent.
Cancer is the fourth sign of the Zodiac. It is a
feminine sign. It is ruled by the restless
Moon. Cancer governs home life. It is a water sign, so Cancerian people
feel deep emotions. They are deeper than they appear on the surface.
They can be very sensitive and understanding once you get through
that tough outside part.
You are creative and
romantic. You have a strong love of home, family and tradition. You
communicate well and are a strong provider.
You probably surround yourself with sentimental
objects from the past. You probably don't like to throw anything out.
That's even true of old relationships from the past.
You are good with money
and generally plan ahead. Remember not to let the emotions of the
moment push away from your normally rational
judgment. Your intuitions are reliable and should be trusted; you
may even have natural psychic
powers, which may be developed.
The emblem for Cancer
is the Crab. The crab is a creature with a very hard shell which protects
a soft interior. The crab walks sideways. You may skirt
around a problem until you are forced to face it with real determination.
The crab's large claws hang on to its possessions for dear life. You
collect things to create a beautiful environment and you bravely defend
Physical fitness or sports can help you to work out emotional stress.
Team sports are fun, for you can adopt team members as part of an
family. Swimming, fishing, sailing and other water activities attract
you. You would also enjoy skiing, ice skating, and mountain climbing.
Cancerians are creative. You may get involved with art, music, or
writing as another method of emotional release. You want to avoid
destructive habits a ways of release. Living or spending time near
the water is a relaxing.
You ideal colors are white, silver, and pale yellow. Cancer rules
metallic silver. Both the ruby and the pearl are the traditional Cancerian
birthstones. Silver reflects its environment in its shiny polished
surface. However, it can become dull unless cared for. In the same
way, your sensitive nature reflects the people and events around you.
The precious ruby, is one of the hardest minerals known, while the
pearl is soft and easily scratched. Here we have the two contrasting
sides of the Cancerian personality: hard and determined, yet soft
and vulnerable. Cancerian flowers are the water lily (lotus), iris,
white poppy, white carnation and southern magnolia.
Cancerians are well suited as doctors, pharmacists,
teachers, nutritionists, chefs, realtors -- any career where they
can feel truly useful.
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||Emotional and loving
|Changeable and moody
Overemotional and touchy
Clinging and unable to let go
Home and country
Being told what to do ;)
Advice (good or bad)
Suggestions on Handling Difficult Situations
You feel oversensitive and like a clinging vine. You may be holding
on to imaginary hurts. This can conflict or unhappiness in your relationships.
SUGGESTION: Be sure
that the love you are expressing is not just your need to hang on
to someone. If necessary, you should seek professional help. That
may help you overcome this negative, clinging aspect of your personality.
You may be in the habit of being so self
absorbed that you sometimes don't notice what others are doing
in their lives. You may feel shut out and jealous if a family member
has more success than you do.
SUGGESTION: You should
make a special effort to think of others. Force yourself to rejoice
over their good fortune. When you do this, you find that it will become
a habit and you will both be happier for the change.
You resent taking orders without getting angry or upset. This
could be very serious and affect you ability to earn a living. You
may want to walk away from any job where you feel 'picked on'.
SUGGESTION: Try keeping
an ear out and find out who gets along with the boss and coworkers.
If you follow that person's lead, you may learn something. Or simply
decide that you will simply keep quiet and follow orders. You will
soon see how well you can be really liked by everyone.
You also have a problem with putting things off until the last minute.
This upsets your family and friends.
SUGGESTION: Decide that
from now on you will do things as soon as you think of them.
That way, you do not have all those worries in the back of your mind.
You will find it more pleasant to be around people, and you will also
find that life goes smoothly from then on.
2 - Complete
the Reading/Writing Challenge. Click on the arrow.
3 - Complete
Math Challenge. Click on the arrow.
4 - Create
a collage. Click on the arrow.
5 - Complete
Rubrics. Click on the arrow.
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