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  1. North America: Road Trip

    Christian W. Brown
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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!
  6. In case you need the answers…
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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?
  10. 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!
  11. 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?