My Greatest Olympic Prize-Jesse Owens

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My Greatest Olympic Prize-Jesse Owens

  1. 1. GOOD MORNING 12TH JULY 2011 II HOUR I BA HISTORY SPIC SEMINAR HALL BY S. NEHRU MY GREATEST OLYMPIC PRIZE JESSE OWENS NOTES
  2. 2. MY GREATEST OLYMPIC PRIZE PART A QUESTIONS
  3. 3. ONE MARKS <ul><li>Who is Jesse Owens? </li></ul><ul><li>In what event did he set Olympic record? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is the tall man Jesse Owens did meet in the Olympics? </li></ul><ul><li>In which year did Owens meet Luz Long? </li></ul><ul><li>Did Luz Long believe in Nazism? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the season referred in the text? </li></ul>
  4. 4. One marks <ul><li>Where did the Olympic games take place? </li></ul><ul><li>In which country does Berlin situated? </li></ul><ul><li>What was Owens new Olympic record? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did Jesse Owens make fault? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did Jesse Owens hit the ground? </li></ul>
  5. 5. One Marks <ul><li>Was Owens confident when he reached Berlin? </li></ul><ul><li>What shattered the confidence of Jesse Owens? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the spirit of Olympics? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the reaction of Luz Long after Jesse Owens winning gold? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the greatest Olympic prize for Owens? </li></ul>
  6. 6. One Marks <ul><li>What is the nationality of Jesse Owens? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the nationality of Luz Long? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was ruling Germany in 1936? </li></ul><ul><li>Hitler considered the German athletes as the member of--------- </li></ul><ul><li>Who commits mistakes? </li></ul><ul><li>Who patted the shoulders of Jesse Owens? </li></ul>
  7. 7. One marks <ul><li>What did Jesse Owens wanted to show to Hitler? </li></ul><ul><li>According to Hitler------race is the superior race. </li></ul><ul><li>Who are Germans according to Hitler? </li></ul><ul><li>What was the mind of Owens preoccupied with? </li></ul><ul><li>What did Hitler insist? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Annotations <ul><li>General Context </li></ul><ul><li>Particular Context </li></ul><ul><li>Explanation of the Passage </li></ul>
  9. 9. General Context <ul><li>Title of the Lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Author of the Lesson </li></ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul><ul><li>This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Particular Context <ul><li>Theme of the Lesson </li></ul><ul><li>What does the Lesson deal with? </li></ul><ul><li>Example: Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Explanation <ul><li>Explain the main idea of the passage </li></ul><ul><li>Explain what does the passage suggest </li></ul>
  12. 12. Annotation 1 <ul><li>Q:I wasn’t too worried about all this. I’d trained, sweated disciplined myself for six years with the game in the mind. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Patriotic feeling was running high in Germany. Owens did not bother as he trusted in his efforts. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Annotation 2 <ul><li>Q:I was in for a surprise. When the time came for the long jump trials, I was startled to see a tall boy hitting the pit at almost 26 feet on his practice leaps. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Here he refers to Luz Long. He was surprised by his performance </li></ul>
  14. 14. Annotation 3 <ul><li>Q:I supposed that if Long won, it would add some new support to the Nazis' Aryan-superiority theory. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Here Owen thinks what will happen if Germany wins. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Annotation 4 <ul><li>Q: After all, I am a Negro. A little hot under the collar about Hitler's ways, I determined to go out there and really show Der Führer and his master race who was superior and who wasn't. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Here Owens expresses his determination to win the medal and prove to the world. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Annotation 5 <ul><li>Q: An angry athlete is an athlete who will make mistakes, as any coach will tell you. I was no exception. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Here Owens refers to his anger against Germans which made him to make faults in trials. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Annotation 6 <ul><li>Q: ''Did I come all the way from America for this?'' I thought bitterly. ''To foul out of the trials and make a fool of myself?'‘ </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Here Owens shows his frustration after failing twice in the qualifying jumps. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Annotation 7 <ul><li>Q: ''Something must be eating you,'' he said – proud the way foreigners are when they've mastered a bit of American slang. ''You should be able to qualify with your eyes closed.'‘ </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>These are the words uttered by Luz Long. He asks what bothers Owens. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Annotation 8 <ul><li>Q: Suddenly all the tension seemed to ebb out of my body as the truth of what he said hit me. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>After Long’s advice of marking few inches behind board Owens felt relaxed and confident. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Annotation 9 <ul><li>Q: You can melt down all the gold medals and cups I have, and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Luz Long at that moment. </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Here he feels that his friendship with Luz Long is greater than that of all the medals he has won. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Annotation 10 <ul><li>Q: We sat in his quarters and talked for two hours - about track and field, ourselves, the world situation, a dozen other things.  </li></ul><ul><li>A: This passage is taken from, “My Greatest Olympic Prize” written by Jesse Owens. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens shares his Olympic experience and the friendship he won. </li></ul><ul><li>Jesse Owens and Luz Long’s meeting on the eve of the finals is expressed here </li></ul>
  22. 22. Learn 10 Words From Lesson1 <ul><li>Insist </li></ul><ul><li>Startled </li></ul><ul><li>Evidently </li></ul><ul><li>Nervousness </li></ul><ul><li>Reassure </li></ul><ul><li>Essential </li></ul><ul><li>Fake </li></ul><ul><li>Epitome </li></ul><ul><li>Leap </li></ul><ul><li>supremacy </li></ul>
  23. 23. Essay Question <ul><li>Log on to: nehru.wikispaces.com </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Sites.google.com/site/thirumaraikkaattaan </li></ul><ul><li>Or </li></ul><ul><li>Sites.google.com/site/englishdepartmentvoccollege </li></ul>
  24. 24. THANK YOU

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