THE AMERICAN DREAM
(Myths and heroes)
Define what it means to you. Then, choose an artwork (examples in PPT below). Be ready to present it and explain why you chose it.
The American Dream, according to Andrew:
The American Dream, according to Annette:
The American Dream, according to Shaquana:
Vocabulary immigration (to download / PRINT)
A brief history of immigration in the USA:
You are going to work on different documents. Be ready to present them to your classmates orally. They must take notes.
Video 5 :
MP3 « The Wall »:
Doc 6 Poems:
Song lyrics: underline what is sung by the men and women. Compare and contrast.
Homework for Friday Feb 8th Click and download the documents below:
A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH
Look at the posters (the 1st one is also in your book) , describe and discuss:
MP3 « Getting a gun in Colorado »:
A brief history of the United States (Bowling for Columbine):
Bowling for Columbine trailer :
MP3 « Columbine High School » :
Jeremy Irons on Death Penalty: https://vimeo.com/13857020
Find videos, posters (awareness campaigns) or articles against death penalty (not just in the USA). Post them on the website with a comment.
Some excellent documents and comments. Thank you and keep up the good work !
Listen to this judge:
Dead Man Walking execution scene:
Have a look at these websites:
Evolution of US protest music (very good short documentary):
Prezi presentation of « Same Love »:
Oral Comprehension Test : CO transcript
THE SWINGING 60’s
A decade to remember (part 1):
The 60’s in the USA:
Pirate radios in GB – a good movie to watch :
Memories of the 60’s p.33 (not to listen to just now !)
Women’s rights: Equal pay