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North America: Road Trip. Christian W. Brown. American Road Trip: Find someone. Get up and try to find someone who… has never been to America has been to New York city likes to drive long distances (1000km+) has been on a “road trip” (a car trip for multiple days with friends)

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North america road trip

North America: Road Trip

Christian W. Brown


American road trip find someone

American Road Trip: Find someone

Get up and try to find someone who…

  • has never been to America

  • has been to New York city

  • likes to drive long distances (1000km+)

  • has been on a “road trip” (a car trip for multiple days with friends)

  • has driven across a country

  • has been to the Grand Canyon

  • doesn’t want to visit America

  • has been to Los Angeles


American road trip did you know

American Road Trip: Did you know…?

Try to answer these questions about America:

  • What state is New York city in?

  • What is the largest canyon?

  • Where do the movie stars live?

  • What city is best for gambling?

  • What is the capital city?

  • How far is it from NYC to LA?

  • What is the biggest chain of mountains called?

  • Where is Miami?

  • Where are Disney Land and Disney World?

And the answers are:

  • New York

  • The Grand Canyon

  • Beverly Hills/ Hollywood

  • Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Washington D.C.

  • 3935 km / 2445 miles

  • The Rocky Mountains (run from Canada to Mexico)

  • Florida, in the southeast

  • In Los Angeles, California and Orlando, Florida


Which states are these

Which states are these?

  • Each group has a map with one region filled in

  • Which states belong in the other regions?

  • Write the state names in the tables


Touch the american states

Touch the American States!

  • One table = one team

  • I’ll call out a state

  • Figure out where it is

  • Send up one team member to touch the map!


In case you need the answers

In case you need the answers…


American sights matching

American Sights: Matching

Match these…

… to these!

  • The Big Apple

  • The Rio Grande

  • Hollywood Boulevard

  • The Space Needle

  • Yellowstone National Park

  • The Alamo

  • The White House

  • The Statue of Liberty

  • The Strip

  • Deep-dish pizza

  • Where the Walk of Fame is

  • Home to Bears, Moose, Elk & Wolves

  • Where the U.S. President lives

  • A gift from France to the USA

  • A name for New York City

  • A street of casinos in Las Vegas

  • A Chicago original

  • Where 189 fought 1800 for 13 days

  • In Seattle, Washington

  • A river between USA and Mexico


American sights answers

American Sights: Answers

Match these…

… to these!

  • The Big Apple

  • The Rio Grande

  • Hollywood Boulevard

  • The Space Needle

  • Yellowstone National Park

  • The Alamo

  • The White House

  • The Statue of Liberty

  • The Strip

  • Deep-dish pizza

  • A name for New York City

  • A river between USA and Mexico

  • Where the Walk of Fame is

  • A Seattle, Washington landmark

  • Home to Bears, Moose, Elk & Wolves

  • Where 189 fought 1800 for 13 days

  • Where the U.S. President lives

  • A gift from France to the USA

  • A street of casinos in Las Vegas

  • A Chicago original


Imagine an american road trip

Imagine an American Road Trip

If you went with your group:

  • Which cities would you want to visit most?Why?

  • What sights would you want to see?

  • Do you think it would be fun?

  • How long would you want to travel?

  • What kind of car would you drive?

  • Where would you want to begin/end?

  • What do you think would be the most memorable?


American road trip who wrote this

American Road Trip: Who wrote this?

  • Write an imaginary postcard to a close friend

    • You have just finished your road trip

    • What were your best experiences?

    • Where did you go?

    • (Which tense should be used?)

  • Give them to the teacher

  • Grab one and make questions to find who wrote it!


Discuss america

Discuss America!

  • If you could go anywhere in America, where would you go?

  • Would you be interested in doing an American road trip?

  • Have you ever been on a road trip?

  • What’s your opinion of America? Why?

  • What do you think of Americans? Why?

  • Would you like to work or study in America? Where?

  • Do you like American food? Which is your favorite?

  • Do you like American movies? Which is your favorite?


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