Traveling the world #3

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Traveling the world #3

  1. 1. Who/What am I?
  2. 7. Traveling the World. Lesson #3
  3. 8. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>The ruins of Delphi are an important archaelogical site in Greece. In ancient times, Delphi was considered the place where Heaven and Earth met. </li></ul>
  4. 9. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>In the center of Delphi was the temple of the Greek God Apollo. </li></ul><ul><li>Kings and common people came from all over to get advice and have their future told by the Oracle of Apollo, a spiritual woman who lived there. </li></ul>
  5. 10. Reading p161 CULTURAL HERITAGE <ul><li>Delphi was also famous for its Pythian sports games. They were held every four years, just like the Olympics of today. </li></ul>
  6. 11. Comprehension Question <ul><li>What role did Delphi play in ancient Greece? </li></ul><ul><li>Delphi was important because it was considered a place where heaven and Earth met. </li></ul>
  7. 12. Here are some images of Delphi Greece
  8. 13. Reading p161 Natural Heritage <ul><li>1. Iguazu National Park </li></ul><ul><li>(Argentina) </li></ul><ul><li>Iguazu National Park is located on the northern borders of Argentina. </li></ul>
  9. 14. Reading p161 Natural Heritage <ul><li>The park includes one of the most spectacular natural wonders in South America: </li></ul><ul><li>Iguazu Falls. </li></ul>
  10. 15. Reading p161 Natural Heritage <ul><li>Taller than Niagara Falls, and twice as wide, Iguazu Falls consists of 270 waterfalls spread out over 2.7 kilometers along the Iguazu River. </li></ul>
  11. 16. Reading p161 Natural Heritage <ul><li>The surrounding jungle has more than 2,000 species of plants and is home to diverse wildlife. </li></ul>
  12. 17. Reading p161 Natural Heritage <ul><li>Across the river lies Brazil, so visitors can also enjoy Iguazu Falls from the Brazilian side. </li></ul>
  13. 18. Here are some images of the Iguazu Falls
  14. 19. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Archaeological: A study of past human life and culture. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The ruins in Delphi are an important archaeological site in Greece.” </li></ul>
  15. 20. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Ruin: A remain. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The ruins in Delphi are an important archaeological site in Greece.” </li></ul>
  16. 21. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Spiritual: Related to the “supernatural” or the “soul.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ The Oracle of Apollo, a spiritual woman.” </li></ul>
  17. 22. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Border: A line which separates countries. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Iguazu National Park is located on the northern border of Argentina.” </li></ul>
  18. 23. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Spectacular: Impressive, sensational. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The park includes one of the most spectacular natural wonders in South America.” </li></ul>
  19. 24. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Species: A kind, variety, or type of living thing. </li></ul><ul><li>“ The surrounding jungle has more than 2,000 species of plants.” </li></ul>
  20. 25. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Diverse: Different from another. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Iguazu Park is home to diverse wildlife. </li></ul>
  21. 26. Vocabulary p162 <ul><li>Consist of: To be made up, or formed. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Iguazu Falls consist s of 270 waterfalls.” </li></ul>

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