MAY 2012
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JUBILEE

DIAMOND JUBILEE RIVER PAGEANT MAP
(katherinebaxter.blogspot.fr)

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ELECTIONS

Mitt Romney clinches nomination in Texas primary - 30 May 2012
"Mitt Romney has secured his place as the Republican challenger to Barack Obama in November's US presidential election, following a primary in Texas...
Mr Romney said he was "humbled". He is the first Mormon from a major party to contest the presidential election.
He is set to be officially anointed as the Republican nominee at the party convention in Florida in late August."
(BBC)

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FUN / FUNNY

The Difference between Fun, Funny, and Interesting

 

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WORLD WAR 2

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JUBILEE

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Royal Quiz, Week 17
(telegraph.co.uk)

Diamond Jubilee: Guide to the weekend of events
"The Queen is marking her Diamond Jubilee this year and celebrations reach a peak in early June with a four-day weekend of events,
between Saturday 2 June and Tuesday 5 June. The late May bank holiday has been moved to Monday 4 June
and an additional Jubilee bank holiday takes place on 5 June."

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CINEMA

Film Story 
"is an interactive site where you can search for theatrical films by geographical location, history or science subject, historical era, and film type."

(Larry Ferlazzo)

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MEMORIAL DAY

The Meaning of Memorial Day
"This federal holiday is designed to honor all Americans who have died in all wars.
  http://www.WatchMojo.com learns more about the history and origins of Memorial Day."

 

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Thanks to Corinne Berthuin (Ac. Aix-Marseille)

 

 

JUBILEE

The Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Royal Mail releases eight new stamps
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Diamond Jubilee: Sixty years of memories - 25 May 2012
"She became Queen at the age of 25, and during her six decades on the throne she has witnessed a period in modern history
which has seen enormous social, political and technological change.
As part of the celebrations to mark her Diamond Jubilee - with the help of BBC audio archives - take a trip back in time
to see how Her Majesty's life, from sovereign duty to family moments, has been recorded in photographs."

(BBC)

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MEMORIAL DAY

Memorial Day - an infographic
(blog.emints.org)

Memorial Day 1911-1929 "is a photo gallery from The LA Times."
(framework.latimes.com)

"The McClatchy Newspapers have a useful interactive."
(mcclatchyinteractive.com)

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Thanks to Larry Ferlazzo.

 

 

JUBILEE

Diamond Jubilee: Explore the Pageant - interactive
"The Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant promises to be the most spectacular nautical event seen in London for 350 years.
On 3 June, more than 1,000 boats will celebrate the Queen's 60-year reign and Britain's maritime history by sailing down the River Thames.
Use the navigation bar or drag your cursor around the image to see photos, video and a route map."
(BBC)

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LONDON 2012

Olympic Games - to print
"Activité d'une heure pour introduire les jeux olympiques de Londres 2012 et les sports associés à des élèves de 6e/5e." 

Créée par Laeticia Portefaix  (Ac. Clermont) 
(brassac-anglais.wikispaces.com)

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GOLDEN

Golden Rules and Golden Oldies
Some expressions are just golden | WORDS AND THEIR STORIES 
"Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."

(learningenglish.voanews.com)

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LOTTERY

Hot tubs and walk-in wardrobes top lottery winners' wish lists
"Hot tubs, walk-in wardrobes and pet dogs are the most popular items bought by lottery winners, a survey has found."
(telegraph.co.uk)

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SCREEN TIME

Childhood 'screen time': Warning over TV and computers - 21 May 2012
"Parents need to do more to stop children spending too much time watching television or playing computer games, according to a psychologist."

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SPACE

Space junk: Why it is time to clean up the skies - with a slideshow - 18 May 2012
"Debris piling up around Earth that could seriously damage spacecraft and satellites has reached a tipping point. So how are we going to get rid of it?"

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POOP

The facts about POOP - an infographic
(2.bp.blogspot.com)

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GOING TO

What are the Wilsons going to do?
"What are the Wilsons going to do today? Tell the class. Then, click on "play the game" and do the 6 pages of activities."

Created by Renée Maufroid. (Ac. Lille)

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ELECTIONS

Obama v. Romney - Cartoons
(cagle.com)

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JUBILEE

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: Royal Quiz, Week 16
(telegraph.co.uk)

Jubilee Woods
"To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen's historic 2012 Diamond Jubilee we want millions of people across the UK to come together
and plant 6 million trees, creating hundreds of Jubilee Woods and 60 exclusive Diamond Woods..."  Read more..>>

(woodlandtrust.org.uk)

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CIVIL RIGHTS

History of the NAACP and Civil Rights
The NAACP = The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
(watchmojo.com)

 

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HISTORY

Famous quotes in American History - Interactive activity
created by Nathalie Jullien (Ac. Montpellier)

(lewebpedagogique.com/acrossthepond)

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FOR TEACHERS ONLY!!!

Teachers' Message To Parents: "We Don't Suck; You Suck"

 

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PRESENT PERFECT

Pedestrian Question - Have You Ever Had a Gay Experience?
"Jimmy Kimmel Live's YouTube channel features clips and recaps of every episode from the late night TV show on ABC."

 

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BIRTHDAY

Alice in Wonderland (Disney) - Unbirthday Party (Complete)

 

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ZOO SIGNS

20 Zoo Signs
(environmentalgraffiti.com)

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JUBILEE

Diamond Jubilee: Armed forces in parade and flypast - 19 May 2012
"Thousands of members of the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force have taken part in a parade and flypast to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee."
+ In pictures: Armed forces parade

(BBC)

World royals gather to mark Queen's Diamond Jubilee - 18 May 2012
"Royals from around the world have gathered in Britain to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Twelve members of the UK royal family joined the Queen to welcome the sovereigns of 26 countries for a luncheon at Windsor Castle.
Protesters gathered outside Buckingham Palace, over the presence of the Bahraini king.
Nicholas Witchell reports."

(BBC)

+ World royals mark Diamond Jubilee

+ Diamond Jubilee: World's monarchs - interactive



Jubilee lunch: Queen's guest list - 18 May 2012
"Monarchs from 26 countries are attending the Queen's Diamond Jubilee lunch at Windsor Castle, which is due to start at 12:30 BST on Friday...
Here is a full guest list of foreign royals attending the lunch for sovereign monarchs..."

+ In pictures: Monarchs at Windsor
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Sean O'Brien reads his Jubilee poem - 24 April 2012
"To mark the Queen's jubilee year, the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has edited a specially commissioned anthology of poems - Jubilee Lines.
She has asked 60 poets to write 60 poems, each inspired by a year of the Queen's reign.
One of the poets involved, Sean O'Brien, reads his poem Another Country about the year 1985."

Hear Gillian Clarke, the national poet of Wales, read her Jubilee poem here.
(BBC)

Queen in Parliament to mark Diamond Jubilee - 20 March 2012
"The Queen addressed both Houses of Parliament where she was presented with a specially-commissioned stained glass window,
donated by members of both houses.Here are some highlights of the visit to celebrate her Diamond Jubilee
as she spoke of her family and the 12 prime ministers who served her."

(BBC)

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MEERKATS

Magic meerkat moments - Planet Earth Live - BBC One

 

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