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Chapter 3 Lesson 3 4week unit for gr. 6


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  • 1. Unit 2 The United States and Canada Chapter 3 The United States Lesson 3 The People and Culture
  • 2. What Cultures Are in the United States? Culture?
  • 3. Latinos 拉丁裔美国人
  • 4. food Pizza Tacos Egg rolls
  • 5. Music Jazz Salsa Rap & Hip-hop
  • 6. What Languages Do the People Speak?
  • 7. Powwow ( 印第安人庆祝仪式 )
  • 8. Where Do Most People Live? Farm Communities Metropolitan areas GO GO GO
  • 9. Boston New York Philadelphia New Orleans Chicago St. Louis
  • 10. What Trends Are Affecting the United states?
    • Population is changing.
    • The population of South and southwest is growing fastest.
    • The economy of USA is changing.
  • 11. April Fools' Day informal holiday April Fools‘ Day or All Fools’ Day , although not a holiday in its own right, is a notable day celebrated in many countries on April 1 . The day is marked by the commission of hoaxes (恶作剧) and other practical jokes of varying sophistication on friends , family members , enemies , and neighbors , or sending them on fool's errand , the aim of which is to embarrass the gullible.
  • 12. Well-known pranks By television stations In 2008, the BBC reported on a newly discovered colony of flying penguins . An elaborate video segment was even produced, featuring Terry Jones (of Monty Python fame) walking with the penguins in Antarctica, and following their flight to the Amazon rainforest. B ritish B roadcasting C orporation
  • 13. flying penguins !!!
  • 14. April 1st 2001 in Denmark, regarding Copenhagen's new subway Apparently, one of her cars accidently had surfaced on the square in front of the town hall. In reality, it was a retired subway car from the subway of Stockholm cut obliquely, with the front end placed onto the tiling and loose tiles scattered around it
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    • The April 1, 1946 Aleutian Island earthquake tsunami that killed 165 people in Hawaii and Alaska resulted in the creation of a tsunami warning system (specifically the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre ), established in 1949 for Pacific Ocean countries. The tsunami in question is known in Hawaii as the "April Fools' Day Tsunami" due to people drowning because of the assumptions that the warnings were an April Fools' prank.
    The 1946 April Fools' Day tsunami in Hawaii.
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