Petit powerpoint(modifié le 18/01/2016) suivi d'un brainstorming à compléter
sur la notion d'idée de progrès que je m'apprête à aborder avec mes permière et terminale. Créés par Mathieu Vandorpe (Ac. Bordeaux)
'Spotlight' on 2016 Oscar Nominees - Text + Audio + Videos - 14 January 2016
"The Academy Awards are considered the highest film honors in the United States. “The Revenant” and “The Martian” are among the eight nominated for the best motion picture this year. Once again, black film industry members appear underrepresented."
Touch - a lesson plan
"This EFL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Touch by Joshua Neale, commissioned by Huawei.
Students practise vocabulary related to senses, speak about senses, watch a short film, identify what is happening in each scene,
and discuss the film."
UN promises action on N Korea nuclear test (January 09, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"The United Nations Security Council says it will ''begin to work immediately'' to take action against North Korea."
How to teach ... feminism - Article + Video - 11 January 2016
"From the beats of Beyoncé to the battles of Boudicca, here’s our guide for teaching students about women’s rights."
Thanks to Fabienne Robin (Ac. Bordeaux)
Always #Like a girl
"Utiliser #CommeUneFille en tant qu' insulte ou pour se moquer affecte la confiance de toutes les adolescentes..."
Thanks to Armelle Nadaud (Ac. Lyon)
Syrian refugees $250m extra for schools- 12 January 2016
"An extra $250m (£174m) emergency funding will be provided for educating Syrian refugee children this year,
the UN global education envoy Gordon Brown has announced in New York."
The Future of Bitcoins- Text + Audio + Video - 15 January 2016
"Bitcoin is a digital currency created in 2009. You can use it to buy things online around the world. It is growing in popularity.
But regulators warn that it is being used to finance operations by drug dealers, criminals and terrorists."
Sugar could be harmful to our health (January 12, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Governments in the United States and United Kingdom are waging a war on sugar in the interests of public health. Both countries claim that..." (breakingnewsenglish.com)
Parliament to Debate Banning Trump from UK - Text + Audio - 10 January 2016
"British lawmakers have scheduled a debate about whether to ban U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump from Britain.
The lawmakers responded to a petition signed by more than a half-million people that called for banning Trump."
21 Life Lessons From Cats
"21 examples below from New York Times bestselling authors & illustrators Lisa Swerling & Ralph Lazar,
who have just launched a new cats project called Tess & Lion."
Remembering David Bowie - Text + Audio + Video- 15 January 2016
"Bowie was famous for more than just music. He was an early gender-bender in his style of dress.
And he was a famous experimenter with musical styles as well.
He was one of the creators of glam rock, and mixed it with hard rock, dance, pop, soul and punk."
David Bowie to have 'private ceremony' - 14 January 2016
"David Bowie's family have said they are "overwhelmed" by the global tributes that have been paid to the singer since his death." (BBC)
Six decades of David Bowie
"When David Bowie sang "he's chameleon, comedian, Corinthian and caricature" on his 1971 song The Bewlay Brothers
he could easily have been singing about himself."
'Benito Cereno,' by Herman Melville, Part One - Text + Audio + Video + Lesson plan + Quiz
"This week we begin our version of a classic American Story by Herman Melville. It takes place on a sailing ship with a mystery.
What happened to the sailors and the captain? Is it a mutiny? Or a revolt by enslaved people? Listen and read along to find out."
Coldplay - Birds (Official video)
"We don't need words
We'll be birds
Got to make our own key...
Away with me
We don't need words
Close your eyes and see
We'll be birds
Holding on in the mystery"
Terror Attacks Expand Worldwide - Text + Audio - 17 January 2016
"Terror attacks across the globe last week showed the growing reach of terrorist groups.
The attacks occurred in Indonesia, Turkey, Cameroon, Pakistan and other countries. "
Series of Explosions Spread Terror in Jakarta- Text + Audio - 14 January 2016
"At least seven people were killed and 20 wounded in an attack in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta.
The dead include a Canadian and an Indonesian. Officials said all five attackers were also killed."
Turkey Claims It Has Killed 200 IS Fighters- Text + Audio - 14 January 2016
"Prime minister says Turkish forces have attacked 500 terrorist targets along its border with Syria.
The attacks were an answer to a suicide bombing this week in Istanbul that killed 10 German travelers."
IS Fighter Executes His Mother in Syrian Town Square - Text + Audio - 9 January 2016
"A 20-year-old Islamic State fighter executed his mother in front of hundreds in the Syrian city of Raqqa.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said she had asked her son to leave the militant group and flee the city with her.
He shot his mother in a central square as others watched."
John Adams: The Nation's Second President- Text + Audio
"John Adams followed George Washington into the highest elected office in the United States of America.
He took over the job of president at a time when people were not sure if the new country would survive."
How Do People Spend Their Lottery Winnings? - Text + Audio - 13 January 2016
"America’s Powerball lottery jackpot is over $1 billion. Where does the money go? Some winners start charities.
Others buy gifts for family and friends. What others do might surprise you."
Into the Woods: Rhymes- a lesson plan
"This is a great movie. Meryl Streep is simply magnificent in this role. I used this scene to talk about rhymes and poetry."
New action to stop nuisance phone calls (January 15, 2016) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
"Many people hate nuisance telephone calls.
These are the calls we get from companies trying to sell us something that we usually do not want."
Refugees - une séquence créée par Fabienne Robin (Ac. Bordeaux) - pour Terminales (à adapter pour des 3èmes)
"Voici le déroulement de ma séquence (dans les grandes lignes) :
- une photo de Time Magazine et de l'ONU ("Refugees Go Home")
- le discours complet d'Angelina Jolie à l'ONU (que les élèves ont joué en classe, chacun ayant appris par coeur une dizaine de lignes, et qu'ils ont "joué" en classe les uns après les autres, vraiment super).
- la vidéo de Benedict Cumberbatch pour lever des fonds et un article sur "Fuck the Politicians".
- la vidéo, la chanson et le message que Charlie Winston a postés sur son compte Facebook : "Say Something". (le post est plus intéressant que la chanson elle-même).
- l'article du Guardian sur "The Crossing".
- Je leur ai aussi donné une CO d'Obama pour s'entraîner..."
President Obama gives last State of the Union address- VIDEO - 13 January 2016
"Barack Obama has delivered his final State of the Union address.
The president talked about the economy, climate change, the American political system, and the threat of the so-called Islamic State group.
Washington correspondent Rajini Vaidyanathan reports." (BBC)
Voici 2 worksheets (pdf) permettant de travailler sur le métier de plombier axées sur l'acquisition lexicale
(outils, activités professionnelles, description d'un problème de plomberie). - Plumbing vocabulary
- Plumber's tools Créées par Aude Viaud (Ac. Versailles)
What Sherlock Holmes taught us about the mind
"The century-old detective stories are being studied by today’s neurologists – but why?
As it turns out, not even modern technology can replace their lessons in rational thinking."