The Discovery of America 1492 Christopher Columbus
Plan: To do some grammar exercises (word building) To repeat some new words on the topic America and write a quiz To read and to translate the text The discovery of America To have a talk about Cristopher Columbus
Match the parts of the words and make up some compounds: Arm Sea Time Police Milk Cup Foot Class What Board Man Side Chair Table Ever Mate Men Ball
Armchairs Timetable Policemen Milkmen Cupboard Football Classmate Whatever
Lets practice todays vocabulary Continent Central Kilometer Planet Form start To discover Discovery Discoverer Sail To sail Sailor To reach
seaman discover continent discovery central discoverer kilometer sail planet sailor start reach
Lets practice in reading proper names. America Central America North America South America Christopher Columbus the United States of America the USA the States
Choose in your groups -a searcher -a secretary -a time keeper -a speaker (a captain) -
Put marks for your work in the group 5 worked very well 4 worked well 3 worked so-so Captains of the groups put marks for your classmates work 5 worked very well 4 worked well 3 worked so-so
Continue the sentences 1)Christopher Columbus was born in … 2)He lived in….. for a long time. 3)He was a... 4)He made many sea... 5) In 1492 he decided to sail... 6)He wanted to go to... 7)After sailing 6400 kilometres he watched … 8)Cristopher Columbus thought it was … 9)But it was the new … 10) People began to speak about the land...
These sentences will help you to prepare for the retelling of the text. 1)Christopher Columbus was born in Italy. 2)He lived in Spain for a long time. 3)He was a seaman. 4)He made many sea voyages. 5) In 1492 he decided to sail west. 6)He wanted to go to India. 7)After sailing 6400 kilometres he watched some land. 8)Cristopher Columbus thought it was India. 9)But it was the new continent- America 10) People began to speak about the land as the New World..