Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Racism An 80-year-old man has been found guilty in the killing of three men 41 years ago. A jury in Mississippi decided Edgar Ray Killen organized the murder of three civil rights workers in June 1964. He escaped murder charges but may spend up to twenty years in prison for manslaughter. Killen was first arrested 41 years ago but was released because of too little evidence. Killen organized the gang that beat and shot to death Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, white New Yorkers, and James Chaney, a black man from Mississippi. 1. 2. Ku Klux Klan / murder / Mississippi / civil rights / white people / black people / segregation / racism / justice / skin color 3. 4. An 80-year-old man in a wheelchair should not go to prison. Talk first about the people in your neighboring countries. You could also talk about the following people: 'white' people, 'black' people, 'brown' people, 'yellow' people, etc. 1. 2. 3. GAP FILL: Put the words in the column on the right into the correct space. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
Civil Rights Movement Heroes for Kids (Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr.) by Borgna Brunner The civil rights movement of the 1950s and 1960s challenged racism in America and made the country a more just and humane society for all. Below are a few of its many heroes. Rosa Parks Rosa Parks On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks, an African-American seamstress, left work and boarded a bus for home. Martin Luther King, Jr., heard about Parks's brave defiance and launched a boycott of Montgomery buses. Martin Luther King, Jr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It wasn't just that Martin Luther King became the leader of the civil rights movement that made him so extraordinary—it was the way in which he led the movement. These peaceful forms of protest were often met with vicious threats, arrests, beatings, and worse. Thurgood Marshall Thurgood Marshall was a courageous civil rights lawyer during a period when racial segregation was the law of the land. His most important case was Brown v. The Little Rock Nine Although Brown v.
The Freedom Writers Diary Lesson Plans for Teachers Teaching The Freedom Writers Diary The Freedom Writers Diary lesson plan contains a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The lessons and activities will help students gain an intimate understanding of the text, while the tests and quizzes will help you evaluate how well the students have grasped the material. View a free sample Target Grade: 7th-12th (Middle School and High School) Length of Lesson Plan: Approximately 153 pages. Browse The Freedom Writers Diary Lesson Plan: Full Lesson Plan Overview Completely Customizable! The Freedom Writers Diary lesson plan is downloadable in PDF and Word. Lesson Plan Calendars The Lesson Plan Calendars provide daily suggestions about what to teach. Chapter Abstracts Character and Object Descriptions Daily Lessons Fun Classroom Activities Evaluation Forms
The_Boy_in_the_Dress_by_David_Walliams.pdf Poddar och vloggar – engelska på riktigt | Alfa Att läsa i läroböckerna och traggla glosor ger färdigheter. Men att lyssna och prata ger ytterligare dimensioner. Robin Grahm, engelsklärare för högstadiet på Vallaskolan i Sollefteå, utmanar eleverna med ljudböcker, podcasts och videologgar – så kallade vloggar. – När de lyssnar på en podcast får eleverna höra hur det låter på riktigt, till skillnad från manus eller inläst text. Han låter även eleverna lyssna på ljudböcker för att öka på ordförrådet. – Podcasts och ljudböcker utmanar verkligen alla, även de som är fullt flytande i språket, säger han. Robin Grahms elever får även producera egna podcasts och vloggar. – Gör man vloggandet eller podcastandet till en rutin får man ut mer och mer förmågor av eleverna. En stor fördel är själva bedömningen. Ytterligare en vinst är att blyga elever får en chans att höras ordentligt. – De har bäst uttal och bäst inlevelse. För den lärare som vill pröva att göra poddar och vloggar finns en del att tänka på. – De tycker att det är helt naturligt.
LearnEnglish | British Council | International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Water sports by Mike Rayner We'll all be planning that route We're gonna take real soon We're waxing down our surfboards We can't wait for June We'll all be gone for the summer We're on surfari to stay Tell the teacher we're surfin' Surfin' U. S. (Chuck Berry, Brian Wilson) All over the world people head for oceans, lakes, pools and rivers in search of fun, freedom and excitement. Surfing When Captain James Cook landed in the Polynesian islands of Hawaii in 1778, he was surprised to find the native men and women, both royalty and ordinary citizens, riding waves standing on wooden boards. Contemporary surfers use lightweight fibreglass boards to catch waves of varying shapes and sizes as they roll in towards the beach. Although there has been a fiercely competitive professional tour since the 1970s, surfing traditionally appeals to young people with a relaxed outlook on life. Windsurfing and kiteboarding SCUBA diving SCUBA diving is not without its dangers, however. Glossary Goodbye Great Auk
What can Teachers Learn from Nelson Mandela to Make a Difference? We teach language to help people communicate. Why do people want to communicate? To express the human story through myth, inspiration and powerful transformation. Let’s dig deeper into the story of Nelson Mandela and help our students think, communicate and become active narrators in the search for peace and what makes us human. What can we teach students about Nelson Mandela through the power of video and multi-media? Let’s dig a little deeper to find out;) 1) The Video: I chose this BBC video as a modern day look at Mandela’s legacy beyond South Africa. Then we ask questions and dig a lot deeper. Beyond politics, what other dark forces in our human nature perpetuate the kinds of violence and prejudice that can seem to be so innate in humanity as to be chilling to the core. When we stare into the black hole of violence and face the shadow side of life, how do we remain optimistic, inspired and willing to risk all for the common good? Our better natures. Where are they when we need them?
The Other Pair This ELT lesson plan is designed around a short film by Sarah Zorik titled The Other Pair and the themes of altruism and empathy. Students watch a short film, write a story, and speak about a story. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) –Intermediate (B1) Learner type: All ages Time: 60 minutes Activity: Watching a short film, writing a story, and speaking about a story Topic: Empathy and altruism Language: Vocabulary related to shoes, narrative tenses Materials: Short film Downloadable materials: the other pair lesson instructions Support Film English Film English remains ad-free and takes many hours a month to research and write, and hundreds of dollars to sustain. Step 1 Ask your students to come up with as many different types of shoes as they can in 2 minutes. Step 2 Elicit boots, trainers, slippers, flip-flops, etc. Step 3
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