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Sterk Engels Leerjaar 1 VMBO-KGT Workbook


CELEBRATIONS - WORLDWIDE Have you ever heard of Thanksgiving? And do you know what Valentine’s Day is? The first one is celebrated in the USA only, the other one is celebrated in countries all over the world. Let’s find out more. At the end of this paragraph you … ... have improved your watching and listening and learn about Thanksgiving. ... are able to recognise and use new vocabulary (vocab) to read, write and talk about Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day. ... are able to use strategies to assess the topic of a text very quickly by reading about Valentine’s Day. ... are able to use strategies to expand your vocabulary by word-guessing with Fast ForWord. ... are able to recognise and tell the time. ... are able to write a summary of a text. ... are able to speed date to find your perfect profile match. 115 CELEBRATIONS - WORLDWIDE - KGT

39 A. Thanksgiving - prepare One of the most famous holidays in America is Thanksgiving. Let’s see what you already know. Take a look at the pictures below. Which ones are about thanksgiving? B. Thanksgiving - talk about it Now talk about it in pairs/groups: • Discuss the answers. Which pictures are about Thanksgiving? Why? • Do you know why Thanksgiving is celebrated? • Do you know when it is celebrated? C. Thanksgiving - history The history of Thanksgiving is famous. There are many different versions of the story, and it has been told for years. Watch a video of an animated version of the story. and answer the questions while watching. Who? Over wie gaat het verhaal van Thanksgiving? ________________________________________________________________________________ What? Wat was het probleem? ________________________________________________________________________________ Where? Waar speelt het verhaal? ________________________________________________________________________________ When? Wanneer speelde het verhaal? ________________________________________________________________________________ How? Hoe werd het probleem opgelost? ________________________________________________________________________________ Why? Waarom vieren mensen tegenwoordig nog Thanksgiving? ________________________________________________________________________________ Discuss the answers above in class. 116 CELEBRATIONS - WORLDWIDE - KGT