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OCTOBER 2008

NEW SITES - Part 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Simpsons 1504 The Regina Monologues
"Mr. Burns uses his ATM card and gets a $1000 bill. It hits him in the chest and then blows away,
right across town and into the Simpson living room window, where Bart gets a hold of it..."

(watchthesimpsonsonline.com)

The Regina Monologues
"is the fourth episode of The Simpsons' fifteenth season...
The episode sees the Simpson family travel to the United Kingdom on holiday. There, they meet several celebrities including Tony Blair, Evan Marriott,
Ian McKellen and J. K. Rowling, who all appear as themselves. Meanwhile Abraham Simpson journeys to find Edwina, his long lost love..."

(Wikipedia)

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Stereotypes at Halloween
(tolerance.org)

Planet tolerance - Images in action
"Uncover the hidden messages behind some Halloween costumes."

ex : "What message does this Halloween costume send to children
about being a "Chinese man"?" ...

(tolerance.org)

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What do Halloween costumes say ? - a lesson plan
"This activity, adaptable across grades, is designed to help students
look critically at the Halloween costumes marketed to them."

(tolerance.org)

Objectives :

  • Students will examine and understand the use of
    stereotypes and biases in visual media.
  • Students will use viewing skills and strategies
    to understand and interpret visual media.
  • Students will use listening and speaking strategies
    in small group and class discussions.
  • Students will use the general skills and strategies of the writing process.
  • Students will contribute to the overall effort of a group.


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'Bloody Sunday' de Paul Greengrass - Fiche pédagogique
(cinemaparlant.com)

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US Elections : Barack Obama's Biography
(Page pour le professeur)
Une Treasure Hunt Niveau B1

"Les activités que nous vous proposons ne visent pas à donner aux élèves
un savoir exhaustif du -complexe - système électoral américain, mais plutôt
de les sensibiliser à un grand moment de la vie du pays. La Treasure hunt
leur permet d'accéder directement et de traiter des informations
authentiques. Ils balaieront ainsi les aspects majeurs de la biographie d'un candidat. Par ailleurs, les exercices interactifs vous fournissent un moyen ludique et efficace de travail sur le lexique lié aux élections."

+ Page pour l'élève
(Ac. Paris)

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NEW SPRING 4e -
CD 1 à télécharger
(newspring-prof.hachette-education.com)

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MediaFire
is the simplest file hosting service to share files and images with others

(mediafire.com)

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France and England: vive la différence!
An article
(timescorrespondents.typepad.com)

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VOCABULARY :

golden parachute
n. Slang
"An employment agreement that guarantees a key executive lucrative severance benefits if control of the company changes hands followed
by management shifts."

(thefreedictionary.com)

golden parachute
"A large payment that is made to top corporate executives in the event that
the executive's job is somehow eliminated, perhaps because the company is taken over. The payment may include cash, stock options, or a bonus."

(yourdictionary.com)

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Monkeys work in Japanese restaurant
"Yatchan and Fukuchan (2 macaque monkeys) serve customers hot towels
and drinks, and are given soya beans as tips."

(BBC News)

 

Restaurant turns to monkey business
"A Japanese tavern has turned to two monkeys for help
with its table service...
The monkeys work in shifts of up to two hours a day
due to Japanese animal rights regulations."

(abc.net.au)

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VOCABULARY :

A peacekeeper
(websters-online-dictionary.org)
Listen to the pronunciation
(merriam-webster.com)

"1. A member of a military force that is assigned (often with international sanction) to preserve peace in a trouble area.



2. Someone who keeps peace; "she's the peacekeeper in that family".

3. The pistol of a law officer in the old West."

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Historic jumps made above Mt Everest
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

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Tar Heel Reader
Books for beginning readers of all ages

Welcome
(tarheelreader.org)

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Les  TBI (tableau blanc interactif) ou TNI (tableau numérique interactif)
Nouveau dossier :
- Les caractéristiques
- Les avantages pédagogiques
- Les constructeurs
- Des didacticiels
- Adresses de téléchargement de logiciels
- Démos
- Exemples d’usage

(Ac. Paris)

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Witches and wizards
"Here you can test your your magical knowledge, or make up a spell.
Find out what happened when Billy and Tom tried to make a magic potion
out of dead flies and smelly socks, and have fun singing
the "Abracadabra!" song."

(British Council)

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Mammals facing extinction threat

"About 25% of the world's mammal species are at risk of extinction,
according to the first assessment of their plight for a decade."
(BBC)


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Talking about the past
- with VIDEOS
(mrstoutsblog.blogspot.com)

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Ten Technologies for Tech-Savvy Teachers
to Use in A Laptop/Tablet Classroom
(techlearning.com)
"Read this article which reviews everything you
can do in 4 pages and over 60 addresses of
sources and examples : blog, wiki, digital ink,
online note taking, assignments, exams, e-books,
RSS, online classes,  class website and podcasts."
(Christine Reymond - Infonews n° 342)

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The Coca Cola story
"Start the little movie and watch it , play the game..."
Utile pour travailler le passif.
(Renée Maufroid)

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Halloween Songs
- Walking in the Night
- I’m dressing up for Halloween
- I’m a crazy witch
- Five little pumpkins
- Pumpkin Pumpkin
- I Shut the Door
- The Very Scary Spider
(rainbowsongs.com)

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A Biography of America : THE SIXTIES
(1954 - 1974)
- with a VIDEO + transcript
(learner.org)

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Around your home town

+ Can you tell me the way ?

(British Council)

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LIEN MODIFIE!!!

Please don't vote
"Leonardo DiCaprio, will i. am, Tobey Maguire, and Forest Whitaker
took the lead in creating the public service announcements to
encourage American youth to register to vote.
The non-partisan PSAs, produced by DiCaprio's Appian Way, were
created to engage and inspire young people to register and vote
and participate in the upcoming election.
Celebrities appearing in the PSAs include: Amy Adams, will.i.am,
Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Bacon, Halle Berry, Kate Bosworth,
Kevin Connolly, Courteney Cox, Ellen DeGeneres, Leonardo DiCaprio,
Jamie Foxx, Jonah Hill, Dustin Hoffman, Anthony Kiedis, Ashton Kutcher, Adam Levine, Laura Linney, Eva Longoria, Tobey Maguire, Demi Moore, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Ethan Suplee, Kyra Sedgwick,
Sarah Silverman, Michelle Trachtenberg, Usher, Forest Whitaker, will.i.am."

(YouTube)
or HERE
(latimesblogs.latimes.com)

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The gap between rich and poor

(nicholsoncartoons.com.au)

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Les liens des webquests :
Let's Go to New-York City!
et The Pre-Raphaelites
ont été vérifiés les 4 et 6 octobre 2008



Des activistes de Greenpeace
"installent 200 croix dans le golfe de Corinthe pour protester contre
l'installation d'une nouvelle centrale nucléaire, Grèce, le 30 septembre 2008."
(20minutes.fr)

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Homer votes Obama
"This clip shows Homer Simpson trying to vote for Obama
but he is failing at his attempt..."

(YouTube)

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British judges
"processed towards the House of Commons after a service
at Westminster Abbey which marked the start of the legal year
- a custom which dates to the Middle Ages."
(October 2008)
(BBC)

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Mobile phones - interactive crossword
(BBC Learning English)

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World's heaviest man plans to marry
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)

World's heaviest man set to marry
- with a VIDEO
"The world's heaviest man says he is to marry his girlfriend later
this month after losing nearly half his original body weight...
The 43-year-old entered the Guinness Book of Records in 2006
after tipping the scales at 560kg (88 stones).
Manuel, who has lost around 250kg (39 stones), said
he would be steering clear of the wedding cake."

(BBC News)

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Transcript of PALIN - BIDEN debate
(CNN)

Palin and Biden debate
"The two US vice-presidential candidates have traded blows on the financial crisis, climate change and foreign policy in their only TV debate."
- with a VIDEO
(BBC)

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Time for some campaigning
(jibjab.com)

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Insight Plus - your guide to the language and key issues in the news.
Part 11 : Globalisation
We take a look at the pros and cons of this phenomenon. 

+ the script
(BBC Learning English)

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Loving couple
(funny-city.com)

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A couple - cartoon
(aumagique.com)

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Sleep problems
(euro.who.int)

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An explanation of the credit crunch for dumb Americans
- with a cartoon
(YouTube)

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World caught in huge cash crisis
(CBBC newsround)

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A baggage handler - clipart
(nvtech.com)

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Protecting Antarctica from tourism
- a lesson plan
(Breaking News English)



Protecting Antarctica's future
(BBC)


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"ESPACE D'ECHANGES" - Documentation

"Une nouvelle application est en ligne
(pas seulement destinée aux gestionnaires de sites
mais à tout personnel de l'académie Nancy-Metz).
Il s'agit d'un espace d'échanges permettant aux gens de travailler
dans des salles en partageant des documents et en discutant.
L'interface se veut être la plus simple possible permettant aux gens
de créer et gérer leurs salles en quelques clics."

URL de l'application :
http://www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/EspacesCIEL/echanges/

Mission TICE
Rectorat de Nancy-Metz

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Apprendre ? Retenir ?

"Bande dessinée à l'usage de toute personne qui souhaite savoir comment
fonctionne sa mémoire et quelles méthodes utiliser pour apprendre et retenir,
à l'école ou ailleurs..."

(apprendre.free.fr)

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Background : Causes of World Hunger
(blogs.elca.org)
World Food Day - October 16

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