Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason &... - Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science. Webquest: Bonfire Night. By Gabrielle Jones This webquest by Gabrielle Jones includes activities about the history of Bonfire Night and the traditions which are practised today.
Activity 1: Warmer Bonfire Night is a British tradition which is celebrated every year on 5 November. It is also known as Guy Fawkes Night. We’ll be learning more about this tradition but before we begin take a look at these words – do you know what they mean? Barrelsbasementblow upbonfirecellarseffigyexecutionfireworksgunpowderparliamentplottreason Activity 2: The gunpowder plot Bonfire Night is an event to celebrate the anniversary of a famous event in British history. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. When you have finished, compare what you found out in small groups. Activity 3: The people involved in the Gunpowder Plot Now, go to this website and find out more about the people who were involved in the plot to blow up the Houses of Parliament: Student A: Read and choose three things you want to tell your group about Robert Catesby and Thomas Percy.
Morgan Freeman Reads 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' Fulfilling All Our Holiday Dreams. - InspireMore. ‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all thro’ the house.
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,in hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; the children were nestled all snug in their beds, while visions of sugar plums danced in their heads. “A Visit From St. Nicholas,” more commonly known as “The Night Before Christmas” was published anonymously in 1823.
The work has been called “arguably the best-known verse ever written by an American” and is largely responsible for our perceptions of jolly old St. Several years ago, none other than Morgan Freeman volunteered his time to recite the classic poem in front of thousands at the famous Mark and Brian Christmas Show. It’s pretty amazing to see such a timeless actor tell a story that we’ve all grown up with… and all in the spirit of Christmas! Share and spread a smile!
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The song is so romantic ♥ My lesson ended up being rather funny and very lively, I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine did :-) Level: IntermediateLesson activities: Talking about Valentine's day, using sign language to learn vocabulary, listening practice and fill the blanks exercise. Warm up questions: 1. What do you know about Valentine's day? 2. Task 1Tell students that you are going to show them a You Tube video of a song by Paul McCartney called 'My Valentine'.
Task 4Hand out the 'fill the gaps' exercise, play the song again from the beginning and get the students to complete the missing words. Task 5 - DiscussionDiscuss what the general meaning of the song is. Quick quiz - Look at the lyrics and:1.