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  1. 1.  My Contribution to the Materials.<br />Mikhail Nokhov <br />
  2. 2. Activity name of type – Find out what are common features between the celebration of memorial day in the USA and the Victory Day in the Russian Federation and what are the differences.<br />Placement: <br />Ex. This activity could be added to the material learnt after the students have read the texts “Memorial Day” and “The Celebration of the Victory Day”. <br />Purpose:<br />Depending upon where it is used in a particular lesson this type of activity can activate students’ knowledge of their local holiday – the Victory Day.<br />Instructions:<br />Read the text about American Memorial day and find the features common to both holidays and the features, which are different. <br />
  3. 3. Post-reading activity:<br />After you have read the text answer the following questions and then fill out the chart below.<br />When are both of the holidays celebrated?<br />When was Memorial Day introduced in the USA?<br />When was the Victory Day first celebrated in Russia?<br />What man can be called a hero?<br />What features of character should the hero possess?<br />How do the people celebrated these holidays in the USA and in Russia?<br />Do they lay wreaths to the monuments of the heroes?<br />Are these holidays popular both in the USA and Russia?<br />
  4. 4. Fill out this Chart: <br />Find Similarities and Differences Between Memorial Day in the USA and in the Victory Day in Russia.<br />COMMON FEATURES DIFFERENT FEATURES<br />1<br />2<br />3<br />4<br />  The students work in pairs and after they have finished filling out the chart they are supposed to make a short dialogue based on the answers to the questions.<br />Other students may add if the previous pair has omitted anything or make corrections.<br />The students are asked to prepare the PowerPoint presentation of both holidays by the next lesson and get ready for a monologue.<br />

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