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									      It’s a land of physical contrasts

It’ a land with a variety of natural resources

         It’s a nation of risk-takers
• In South Dakota there is Mount Rushmore Memorial. You can
  see 4 granite faces of outstanding presidents of the USA. The
  1st is George Washington, the Commander-in-Chief of the
  American Colonial Army in the War of Independence. He was
  the first president of the USA who found the place for its capital.
  So, the capital of the USA has his name.
• The 2nd face is Thomas Jefferson’s face, the 3rd president who
  signed the Declaration of Independence.
• The 3rd face is of Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the
  USA. His ideas about freedom for the black slaves were
  popular and in the war of the North and South Negroes got
  freedom.
• The 4th face is of Theodore Roosevelt- the 26th president of
  the USA who was one of the progressists. His reforms were
  against war politics and nature guarding.
• John Kennedy, the 35th president was popular and very
  democratic, who was killed by the enemies. New York
  International Airport and Space Centre in Florida were named
  after his name.
 Tasks for the groups:

The 1st group – to make a plan of the text with all important dates

The 2nd group – to characterize Abraham Lincoln as a man and a
  politician

The 3rd group – to answer the question: “Why do the American
 people think that Abraham Lincoln is a symbol of an American
 democracy?
“Who wants to get 5?”
• The Native Americans were …..
•   a) The Italians b) the Indians c) the Vikings
• The pilgrims came to America in…..
•   a) 1620           b) 1630         c) 1640
• On the American state there are……. horizontal stripes.
•   a) 11             b) 12           c) 13
• The Americans celebrate Independence Day on the……
•   a) 4th of June b) 4th of July      c) 4th of August
• America is the …….. largest nation in the world
•   a) second          b) third       c) fourth
• The largest city in the United States is…..
•   a) Chicago        b) New York c) Los Angeles
• Alaska is separated from Russia by…..
•   a) the Okhotsk sea b) the English channel c) the Bering
  Strait
• The Northern part of the USA has a region of ……..
•   a) 4 Great Lakes b) 5 Great Lakes c) 6 Great Lakes
• 1) Who discovered America in 1492?
• 2) Why a new part of the world was called
  America?
• 3) What do the stripes and stars represent on
  the American flag?
• 4) Why does the capital of the USA have
  George Washington’s name?
• 5) What countries is the USA bordered by?
• 6) What oceans is the USA washed by?
• 7) What is the biggest religious holiday in the
  USA?
• 8) What is the largest state in America?
Music. The American nation was formed of
people of different nationalities who went to
America from Europe, Asia and Africa in search
of better conditions of life. These people
brought songs of their native lands to America.
These were English, French, Russian, Irish,
Scottish songs. The style in which people
created their songs was named “country” or
“western”. These songs are about labor,
country holidays, beautiful villages, adventures
of cowboys.
The American nation was formed of people of
different nationalities who went to America
from1)……2) ……and 3) …….in search of
better conditions of life. These people brought
songs of their native lands to America. These
were 4)……, 5)……, 6)……, 7)……,
8)…….songs. The style in which people created
their songs was named “…….” or
“………”.These songs are about labor, country
 9)……, beautiful 10)……, adventures of
11)……..
•   1. America is the …….largest nation in the world.
•   2. …………….discovered America in 1492.
•   3. A new part of the world was called America after……….
•   4. The stripes and stars on the American flag
    represent……………
•   5. America is a………………..republic.
•   6. ……………. was the first president of the USA who
    ……………..capital.
•   7. Abraham Lincoln is a symbol of …………………….
•   8. Lincoln’s ideas about ……………. were popular.
•   9. People admire Lincoln for ……………..
•   10. They admire him because he ……………
•   11. The American nation was formed of people of different
    nationalities who went to America from ………………..
•   12. The style in which people created their songs was named
    “…” or “…”.
• I find information about……………..very
  interesting.

• Information about…………………...is new
  for me.

• The most useful information for me is
  information about……………….

								
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