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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!
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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