•LET’S READ ABOUT SOME FAMOUS PEOPLE LIVES!WELCOME •GIVEN DIFFERENT FAMOUS PEOPLE BIOGRAPHIES, YOU WILL BE ABLE TOLEARNINGOBJECTIVES IDENTIFY SPECIFIC DETAILS IN A TEXT.
Think what you already know about themWHO ARE THEY? 1 2 3 A. Michael Jackson B. Lady Diana C. Angelina Jolie Match each name with the correct picture. Write the answers on your notebooks.
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Match each word with its synonyms. Use your dictionary ifit is necessary. Use your notebook to answer. 1. TOOK OOF ___ a.DISOBEDIENT 2. EARNED ___ b.TITLEs 3. CHARITY ___ c.BEGAN 4. REBELLIOUS ___ d. GOT 5. HEADLINES ____ e.BECAME SUCCESSFUL 6. SHOT ____ f.BENEVOLENCE
Angelina was born in LA in 1976. She lovedmovies and started acting classes to follow herdream of movie stardom. She was rebellious andbecame a punk with dyed purple hair andtattoos. Her movie career took off in 1997 andwithin a few years she had won an Oscar.Her 2001 role as Lara Croft in the blockbuster“Tomb Raider” shot her to international fame.Angelina hasn’t limited her career to acting. Shebecame involved in humanitarian work whilefilming in Cambodia. She is now a UN GoodwillAmbassador, visiting refugee camps in poorcountries.
Michael Joseph Jackson is a music legend. Hewas born in 1958 and became a superstar at theage of eleven as a member of his family band TheJackson 5. His career earned him the title "King ofPop". His studio albums have all become classics.Jackson is equally famous for his high energy andcomplicated dance techniques such as theMoonwalk. He died in 2009 at the age of 50.Jackson dominated the music charts throughoutthe 1970s, 80s and 90s. His distinctive vocalstyle, rhythm and fashion were perfect for thenew music video age.
Lady Diana Spencer was born in 1961. She couldnever be prepared for the fame and glamour ofbeing a British princess. Within a few years, shechanged from being a shy teenager to the mostphotographed person on the planet. She hitnewspaper headlines around the world, but thebiggest one was for her death in 1997 at the age of36.Diana got married in 1998. A year later, she gavebirth to Prince William, the first of her two sons.She took a strong interest in many charities andimportant causes. She highlighted the suffering ofthe homeless, lepers and AIDS victims. She alsocampaigned for the abolition of landmines.
ACTIVITY 1Fill in the following chart using information fromeach biography. DEATH NAME BIRTH DATE PROFESSIONS DATE ______ write the answers in your notebooks
Relate the information with the names of the famouspeople. Use your notebooks to write your answers.A. Who was the king of pop? ________B. Who used to wear purple hair? ________C. Who campaigned for the abolition of landmines? _______D. Who is involved in humanitarian work? ________E. Who had two sons? __________F. Who started his career at the age of eleven? _________1.Angelina Jolie 2. Michael Jackson 3. Lady Diana
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KEY ANSWERS ACTIVITY 1 NAME BIRTH DATE PROFESSIONS DEATH DATE ANGELINA JOLIE 1976 ACTRESS _________ MICHAEL JACKSON 1958 SINGER AND 2009 DANCER LADY DIANA 1961 BRITISH PRINCESS 1997
Evaluate your progress according to the number of rightanswers EXCELLENT •15 GOOD •12 T0 14 FAIR • 9 TO 11 POOR •1 TO 8
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