Mr. Peabody & Sherman: Modal for Ability CAN - a lesson
"This is a lovely movie. Mr. Peabody's kind heart is amazing and the plot is just fantastic.
It is great to teach children a bit about history as well. I truly recommend it."
Yesterday at the beach- an animation Createdby Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille):
"En faisant une capture d'écran image par image ( il y en a dix) on peut monter une BD.
Le texte peut être coupé bien sûr pour en faire une production écrite ou servir de CE si on garde le texte."
18 Films Seek Top Prize at Cannes Film Festival- Text + Audio - 15 May 2015
"The movies competing for the Palme d'Or come from France, Japan, the United States and elsewhere.
But thousands of other films are screened at the famed international film festival.
Hundreds of thousands of people flood the town to see the movies and, maybe, get a look at some stars as well."
All You Need To Know About VE Day
"8th May 2015 sees the 70th Anniversary of VE Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe.
In this short video The Royal British Legion tells you all you need to know about this historic day."
"A belt is a strip of flexible material, such as leather, plastic, cloth, used with or without a buckle for wear (usually) around the waist.
Some idioms are based on a belt’s narrow shape, like the following epithets for different sections of the United States."
Good Parenting: Father Makes His Son Destroy One Of His Xbox Consoles For Failing In School!
(YouTube) "Every parent has a different notion about what is an acceptable level of punishment for their child's bad behavior,
but for some those acceptable levels can be a bit extreme.
The father who shot this (barely NSFW) video gave his son three weeks to fix his failing grades
or he would lose his gaming privileges the hard way - by being made to smash his gaming consoles with a sledgehammer."
Speakers' Corner: The home of free speech
"Speakers' Corner in London is well known as the home of free speech, where anyone can get on their soapbox and make their voice heard. Whether anyone will listen is of course another matter. Photographer Philip Wolmuth has been documenting the corner in London's Hyde Park
for 35 years, and has just published a book of the work. Here, Wolmuth writes about the changes he has seen during that time."
Robot house sleepover at the home that hums - VIDEO - 16 May 2015
"How would you cope with sharing your living space with a small army of robots?
A professor from Hertfordshire University has set out to answer the question by filling a sensor-equipped home with a host of automatons.
They range from a machine designed to interact with children with autism to a droid that plays football.
The BBC's Zoe Kleinman was invited to spend the night."
A Municipal Report by O. Henry - Text + Audio + Video
"O. Henry was a master of the short story. Some say this is his best short story. It was published in 1904.
It tells of a mysterious woman writer who lives in Nashville, Tennessee. See if you can figure out the murder at the end of the story.
Why does the storyteller throw away the yellow button?"
Another Major Quake Hits Nepal, More Than 40 Dead- Text + Audio - 12 May 2015
"A strong earthquake struck eastern Nepal on Tuesday. More than 40 people were killed.
Nepal’s home ministry says more than 1,100 others were hurt. The earthquake also shook other parts of South Asia.
At least four people were killed in India, with another death reported in Tibet."
Séquence - Reality TV (A2 - B1)
"La séquence s'inscrit dans la perspective actionnelle et s'inspire des scénarii du DCL.
Il s'agira pour les élèves de collecter de l'information dans différents types de documents pour mener à bien une mission
La tâche finale / la mission à accomplir : Imaginer un nouveau programme de TV - réalité
et en faire une présentation écrite et orale devant un jury de professionnels." Séquence créée par Laurence Bernard (Ac. Martinique)
The unknown fate of Rohingya Muslims stranded at sea - VIDEO with Subtitled BBC News - 16 May 2015
"The United Nations has accused countries in South East Asia of "appalling and inhumane" treatment
of thousands of migrants who are stranded at sea.
Most of them are ethnic Rohingya Muslims who face persecution in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.
The BBC's Jonathan Head has been following the fate of one boat of migrants."
Why are so many Rohingya migrants stranded at sea? - Article + Photos + Video - 15 May 2015
"The Rohingyas - a distinct Muslim ethnic group who are effectively stateless - have been fleeing Myanmar for decades.
But a combination of factors means that they are now stranded in rickety boats in the Andaman sea, causing international alarm."
Tornadoes in Arkansas and Texas- 12 May 2015
"Tornadoes kill at least 5 in Arkansas, Texas as winds of 125 mph and above wreak havoc in four states.
Meg Wagner (New York Daily News)"
US tornadoes: Aerial footage shows Texas devastation- 11 May 2015
"A severe storm has rolled through the southern US, killing at least five people and leaving more than 43 injured.
Homes were flattened as a tornado ripped through Van, Texas. This aerial footage shows the extent of the damage."
Tackling Harmful Alcohol Use - 12 May 2015
"This book provides a detailed examination of trends and social disparities in alcohol consumption.
It offers a wide-ranging assessment of the health, social and economic impacts of key policy options for tackling alcohol-related harms in
three OECD countries (Canada, the Czech Republic and Germany), extracting relevant policy messages for a broader set of countries."
Alcohol: tackling heavy cost of harmful drinking
"Alcohol consumption has fallen slightly in OECD countries over the past twenty years. But young people and women are drinking more.
Alcohol is becoming more easily available, more affordable and advertised more effectively."
Thousands of Migrants Arriving in Indonesia, Malaysia - Article + Audio - 11 May 2015
"Officials say more than 1,400 Rohingya migrants were rescued Monday from four boats in Indonesian and Malaysian waters.
This followed the arrival of at least two overcrowded wooden boats on Sunday along the coast of Indonesia’s Aceh Province.
Those boats were carrying about 600 people."
NASA Working Toward Mission to Mars - Article + Audio - 11 May 2015
"It is a dream as old as man; to travel through space and discover what lies on other planets, and beyond.
Recently a group gathered in Washington to discuss putting humans on Mars.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden says the agency is on track to land people on Mars in the 2030s."
The Purloined Letter by Edgar Allan Poe- Text + Audio + Video
"Poe created the first detective in fiction in this story. Written in 1844, it tells how a detective named Auguste Dupin solves a robbery.
People say that Poe influenced modern detective fiction when he wrote a series of stories about the brilliant mind of Auguste Dupin."
US Court: NSA Phone Record Gathering Is Illegal- Text + Audio - 7 May 2015
"A U.S. appeals court in New York ruled Thursday that the National Security Agency's program to collect phone records of Americans is illegal..."
More Republicans Join 2016 Presidential Race- Text + Audio - 8 May 2015
"This week one woman and two men announced they would campaign for the Republican party's nomination for president.
Only one of them has held political office. They join three United States senators who have already announced their candidacies."
"From left, Ben Carson, Carly Fiorina and Mike Huckabee
have announced their campaigns for the Republican nomination for president."
Spanish football suspended indefinitely (May 10, 2015) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
" Lovers of Spanish football are in shock over the sudden suspension of all games in the country from May 16. This means the penultimate and..."
"Sanitation workers Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves worked together for nearly ten years on the same garbage route
in Manhattan's West Village and became fixtures in the community.
After 31 years on the job, Angelo retired.
At StoryCorps, he talked with Eddie about the unexpected lessons he learned along the way and what he still misses about the job."
Russian WW2 parade: A tank-spotter's guide
"Russia will stage its biggest ever military parade on 9 May, to mark the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two.
A rehearsal in central Moscow has revealed some new hi-tech Russian armour for the first time, lifting a veil of military secrecy.
The most talked-about innovation is the Armata T-14 battle tank, described as a new-generation fighting machine to replace Soviet-era tanks."
Migrants scramble to safety on to cargo ship Zeran - 5 May 2015
"Footage has emerged of migrants on a sinking dinghy desperately trying to reach safety off the coast of Sicily.
A total of 7,000 migrants have made the dangerous crossing from North Africa across the Mediterranean in the past three days."
Female street artists take to Dubai's walls
"Colourful murals are popping up across the city, but with strict laws governing street art
it is often business that has created the platform for expression."
Volunteers Aid Victims of Riots in Baltimore - Text + Audio + Video - 5 May 2015
"There were riots in parts of the city after a funeral was held for an African-American man who died after being arrested.
The city is working to get back to normal after a week of violence.
Volunteers are helping people in the neighborhoods that were affected by the unrest."