Sunday, November 18, 2007

Thanksgiving Day Special!

Thanksgiving!


Today we will review the 96Qs (50, 53, 68, 69, 70) and the new 100Q (10, 58, 59, 87, 100) related to Thanksgiving.
Handouts:

  1. Thanksgiving mp3
  2. Q50 and 53 Class Handout
  3. Q68-70 Class Handout
  4. Thanksgiving Quiz: USCIS 96Qs & new 100Qs
  5. Thanksgiving Quiz Answers (Qs with answers--perfect for practice)
  6. Thanksgiving Cloze Essay

Dictation:

  1. All people want to be free.
  2. Many people come to America for freedom.

There are many links listed on the handouts. Of special interest are

  • ELCivics.com: Thanksgiving
  • ELCivics.com: The 13 Original Colonies
  • ELCivics.com: American Indian Tribes
  • ESLPodcast 91 – Thanksgiving
  • HeadsUp English: Thanksgiving
  • TimePage: 13 Original Colonies Time Line
  • VOANews: Thanksgiving Day: Filled With Family Traditions and, Oh Yes, Food
  • VOANews: American History Series: A Clash of Cultures in the New World
  • Not on the handouts, but still good practice:

    1. Thanksgiving Quiz 1 - Thanksgiving in the USA (Charles Kelly) 35 medium to difficult multiple-choice questions
    2. Thanksgiving Quiz 2 - The First Thanksgiving in America (Charles Kelly) 30 medium to difficult multiple-choice questions
    3. Thanksgiving Quiz 3 - How Thanksgiving Becomes a National Holiday in the USA (Charles Kelly) 10 medium to difficult multiple-choice questions

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