Traveling the world #2

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Traveling the world #2

  1. 1. What am I?
  2. 2. What am I? I was taken into a dark room, and set on fire. I cried, and then my head was cut off. What am I?
  3. 3. I can flutter and take your breath away. I can take a beating but don’t bruise. If I stop, you lose. I am with you every day. What am I?
  4. 4. What am I? What has four legs, and a back, but it cannot walk, or run?
  5. 5. What am I? I have no weight but you can see me. I make things lighter. What am I?
  6. 6. What am I? What lives as long as it eats, but dies when it drinks!
  7. 7. Traveling the World. Lesson #2
  8. 8. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>1. Abu Simbel (Egypt) </li></ul><ul><li>Abu Simbel is a set of two massive rock temples in southern Egypt. They were built in the 13 th century B.C. for Pharaoh Ramesses II (2 nd ) and his queen. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>1. Abu Simbel (Egypt) </li></ul><ul><li>Thanks to UNESCO, the temples were safely moved to a new location high above the Aswan Dam in the 1960’s. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>1. Abu Simbel (Egypt) </li></ul><ul><li>If it were not for this, Abu Simbel would now be 60 meters underwater! This was the first of UNESCO’s efforts to protect world heritage sites. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reading p161 Here are some images of Abu Simbel
  12. 12. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>2. The Taj Mahal (India) </li></ul><ul><li>The Taj Mahal, a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1983, is considered “the jewel of Muslim art in India.” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>2. The Taj Mahal (India) </li></ul><ul><li>It was built by the Indian Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz Mahal, who died during the birth of their 14 th child. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>2. The Taj Mahal (India) </li></ul><ul><li>Its architecture combines Persian, Turkish, Indian, and Islamic styles. It was constructed over a period of 22 years, employing 20,000 workers and over 1,000 elephants. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Reading p161 Here are some images of the Taj Mahal
  16. 16. Comprehension Question <ul><li>Which was the first UNESCO effort to protect world heritage sites? </li></ul><ul><li>Abu Simbel was the first World Heritage site to be protected by UNESCO </li></ul>
  17. 17. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Massive: Something VERY big! Huge. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Abu Simbel is a set of two massive rock temples in southern Egypt.” </li></ul>
  18. 18. Huge Dog Massive Rooster Massive Cat Huge Frog Massive Massive Massive Massive
  19. 19. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Temple: A place of worship. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Thanks to UNESCO, the temple s were safely moved.” </li></ul>
  20. 20. Temple in Cambodia A Roman Temple A Korean Temple A Temple in Bhutan Some Temples of the world
  21. 21. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Muslim: A believer of Islam </li></ul><ul><li>“ the jewel of Muslim art in India.” </li></ul>
  22. 22. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Emperor: A male ruler of an Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>“ It was built by the Indian Emperor Shah Jahan.” </li></ul>
  23. 23. Chinese Emperor Roman Emperor Star Wars Emperor
  24. 24. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Memorial: A monument (something built) to remember someone. </li></ul><ul><li>“ It was built by the Indian Emperor Shah Jahan as a memorial to his wife. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Architecture: The art and science of making buildings. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Its architecture combines Persian, Turkish, Indian, and Islamic styles.” </li></ul>
  26. 26. Ferdinand Cheval Palace France
  27. 27. The Cubic House Netherlands
  28. 28. Public Library USA
  29. 29. Basket Building USA
  30. 30. The Crooked House Poland
  31. 31. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Combine: To bring into or join. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Its architecture combine s Persian, Turkish, Indian, and Islamic styles.” </li></ul>
  32. 32. Question: What do you get if you combine a suitcase with feet? A Feetcase!
  33. 33. Question: What do you get if you combine a Zebra with an Ant? An Antsbra
  34. 34. Question: What do you get if you combine a Bee with a Strawberry? A Tasty Bee
  35. 35. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>Construct: To build. </li></ul><ul><li>“ It was construct ed (Taj Mahal) over a period of 22 years.” </li></ul>
  36. 36. Here are some workers taking a break from Construct ing the GE building in New York,1922
  37. 37. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>If it were not for: Because of. </li></ul><ul><li>“ If it were not for this , Abu Simbel would now be 60 meters underwater.” </li></ul>
  38. 38. If it were not for my brother, I would be drinking Cola!
  39. 39. If it were not for my exams, I could go home to sleep.
  40. 40. Vocabulary p161 <ul><li>As a memorial to. </li></ul><ul><li>It was built (Tal Mahal) as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz Mahal. </li></ul>
  41. 41. A Memorial to the Korean war in Washington USA.
  42. 42. The End

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