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Home Page | ROAD TRIP USA. Sweden vs The USA essay. Civil Rights Movement. Engelska9 2014-15. Project-based learning, the USA and Authentic Video in the EFL classroom | Elisabeth Horn. The Globe Trekker/Pilot Guides video collection is a treasure trove for any English teacher. It encompasses extensive material from every corner of the world, and especially English-speaking countries are lavished with attention. Australia, Canada, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, England – you name it.

Even individual cities are endowed with an approx. 50-minute complete video of its own, like London, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans to name but a few. Covering the United States satisfactorily in the language classroom is a daunting project, especially if you want to give your students more than a superficial understanding of its history, geography, language and people. Most textbooks for EFL students fall short in this respect, and it’s understandable – time available is limited and there is so much more that needs to be covered.

In addition to making this initial decision, there are quite a lot of follow-up issues to consider: The next step is more work-intensive. The Civil Rights Movement, och så har jag en dröm. Under året som gått har jag på nätet vid flera tillfällen stött på pedagoger som i engelskan arbetat med civil rights. Ett frö planterades och så småningom började det växa fram en tanke om att även jag ville göra något kring detta. Sagt och gjort - för någon månad sedan drog jag igång. Jag valde att inleda med att se filmen The Help, som handlar om den färgade hemhjälpen under 1950-60-talet. Innan vi började titta pratade vi om medborgarrättsrorelsen i USA och vad det var. Eleverna fick också veta att de under filmens gång skulle fundera på följande: Describe how racism or classism interfered with an important personal relationship in this story.How do characters develope and change over the course of the story? Steg två blev att bekanta oss med Rosa Parks. Efter Rosa Parks förljde Martin Luther King.

Givetvis har vi också tittat på det berömda I Have a Dream-talet, läst det tillsammans och tittat på hur det är uppbyggt. Vad skriver eleverna om då? S. Alexis The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian/ Flight. Brit Slang: Comparing American and British Slang - Video. DiscoverAmerica l USA Travel Guides & Photos. Project-based learning, the USA and Authentic Video in the EFL classroom | Elisabeth Horn.

» Ellen and Hugh Laurie compare British and American slang; how many can you get right? Brit Slang: Comparing American and British Slang - Video. Games and Activities about America. When is Thanksgiving? American vs British. Mias klassrum. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian. Från jullovet till nu har jag arbetat med The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian av Sherman Alexie med mina nior.

Vi har arbetat en lektion i veckan och eleverna har läst största delen hemma. Det är en hyfsat enkel bok med en hel del illustrationer som underlättar förståelsen. Om ni inte har tillgång till klassuppsättning av boken kan ni hitta den digitalt här: Digital version Här kommer en sammanställning av hela temat. Använd gärna: Lektion 1: Say Geronimo Lektion 2: I am Zero Lektion 3: Discussion Lektion 4: Skype in the classroom - Indians Lektion 5: Writing (Vi har gjort annat än detta också lektionstid, därav att det är 5 lektioner.) - skapa ett konto på Pearltrees och ta del av de länkar som jag samlat till detta tema. Eva Martinsson köpt in boken till Av Media Skåne. Sherman Alexie. "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian". Sherman AlexieThe author's official home page. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianUnit plan: essential questions, 5-week timeline, daily lesson plans, related nonfiction articles, graphic organizers, final project, assessment rubrics. 20 pages; word processor required for access. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianBooktalk, 8 discussion questions, and related titles for 6th grade and up.

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianSummary, pre-reading activities, vocabulary, character analysis, discussion questions, cross-curricular and extension activities. Downloadable handouts require Adobe Reader. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time IndianResources from the "One Book, One Philadelphia" project in 2011. Includes essential questions, biography, printable handouts, background/historical information, discussion questions, graphic organizers, possible assessments, related links, related nonfiction articles. 24 pages; Adobe Reader required.

"Who am I? " The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian Storia Teaching Guide. Book Summary Arnold, aka Junior, introduces his hardscrabble life on the Spokane Indian reservation in the first chapter called The Black-Eye-of-the-Month Club. Through his “absolutely true” diary, Arnold describes his impediments and vulnerabilities, the biggest of which is living on a reservation where he is a zero with a zero future.

A pivotal conversation with a teacher spurs Arnold to make a daring life choice—to attend an all-white school miles from the reservation. His rocky start there, riddled with stereotypes and misunderstandings, slowly develops into surprising friendships and successes in academics and basketball. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian is based on Sherman Alexie’s own experiences growing up on the reservation. Contains mature content. Teaching the Book How does Arnold Spirit, Jr. become a part-time Indian and live to write about it? Get Ready to Read Pre-Reading Activities Author’s Viewpoint Vocabulary 1. PAY IT FORWARD. Human Rights - Nelson Mandela. Learn American Holidays - Halloween. Civil Rights. Creating characters and setting | Mitt öppna klassrum.

Förmågor: Ni kommer att få arbeta med att utveckla ert skrivande, läsande och strategier för detta inom engelskan. Skrivandet kommer ni få utveckla genom att läsa och skriva om karaktärer och miljö i gestaltande form. Ni kommer få instruktionerna nedan uppdelat per gång och på engelska när vi sätter igång nästa v. Att göra: Vi börjar med att läsa olika miljöbeskrivningar. Här finns en bild för att hjälpa er på traven med personbeskrivningarna och vilka delar man kan beskriva: Vi kommer sedan titta på ett filmklipp ur Divergent samt att jag högläser en del av texten högt för er. Utdraget handlar om personen Four och hans rädslor. Ni ska sedan få en skrivuppgift kopplad till detta. Här är skrivuppgiften: Four har fyra rädslor därav hans namn. Ni kommer få arbeta med kamratbedömning av texterna. Bedömning: Hur du bidrar i samtalen och utvecklar innehållet i dem. Hur du tolkar budskap i text/vidgad text (film).

Hur du utvecklar och utrycker dig i dina skriftliga svar i skrivuppgifterna ovan. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Articles & Videos. Skip to main content <div id="nojs-warning">WARNING: Javascript must be enabled for the correct page display</div> Sign InRegister The Solution to Reading Comprehension Search form ReadWorks Dr. Share now! Print This video is used with the generous permission of HISTORY® Articles & Question Sets Note: For read-aloud, it is appropriate to use passages at higher levels than your students' independent reading levels.

Kindergarten - 1st Grade "Martin Luther King Jr. " 2nd - 4th Grade "An American Leader" Lexile: 810 "A Great Leader" Lexile: 900 5th - 8th Grade "Excerpt from Martin Luther King Jr.' "The King Holiday" Lexile: 1300Primary Source 9th - 12th Grade "Oct. 14, 1964: King Wins Nobel Peace Prize" Lexile: 1320 This article is used with the generous permission of HISTORY® "Martin Luther King Jr. "10 Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr. " "Selma to Montgomery March"Lexile: 1530This article is used with the generous permission of HISTORY® About ReadWorks. Culture. THEMES/ HOLIDAYS. SONGS. Webenglish. Related topics: Thanksgiving, Year 3-7 Background Colonization in the New World An informative text for the teacher about the British colonisation of the East Coast.A Clash of Cultures in the New World (14:00) This VOA radio programme clarifies the underlying reasons for the clashes between the settlers and the natives.

Very slow speech; would benefit from a different method, e.g. by reading and discussing, if used in class.Native American Houses There is a common misunderstanding that all “Indians” lived in Teepees. This article shows various types of housing that different tribes used.The Basic Indian Stereotypes For the teacher who wants to go deeper, much deeper Warm-up Native American Nations A map of the natives’ tribes before the White Man came.

Music Native American – Music- (Rain dance) (8:11) Rain Dance is one of the most well-known cultural features of the Native Nations. Vocabulary Lesson Plan Reading Pocahontas Listening Watching Speaking More Ideas Final Words. A Comparison of English (UK) and American (US) Education Systems. The Underground Railroad: Journey to Freedom. Webenglish. Engelska9 2014-15. The Abolition of Slavery Project. Civil Rights Movement - Kids History Videos, Games and Lessons that Make Learning Fun and Easy.