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Entertainment

Country Entertainment

08 Aug 2010
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Tell about events done for entertainment in the country:
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- Tractor pulls
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- Hog tying competition
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- Greased pig competition
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- Barrel riding
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- Horse shows
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- Line dancing/square dancing (DEMONSTRATE!)
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- Cow tipping

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Theme Parks

08 Aug 2010
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Different types of theme parks: waterpark, circus/carnival, large zoo
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Discuss different kinds of theme parks & what they contain.
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Describe water parks, zoos, circus, travelling theme parks.
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Describe various rides and shows you might see.
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Make it personal by sharing funny stories of times you were at theme parks. Have you ever seen anyone throw up on a ride? Have you ever thrown up? Are you scared of any rides?

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Theme park brochures, ticket stubs, pictures, etc.

Videos/Movies

08 Aug 2010
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Discuss different actors and actresses of the movie.
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Good parts or bad parts of the movie.
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Talk about the feelings it gives you.
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Discuss the plot in general.
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What movie have you watched the most & how many times did you watch it? (Can you quote it word for word?)
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If you have access to a VCR (or VCD, DVD, etc) show a clip of the movie. Perhaps your favorite part or the climax)

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Video

Bands and parades

08 Aug 2010
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Bands start in middle school and continue through high school and college.
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Name instruments used in a band and not used in a band.
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Discuss parades and occasions for parades.
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Instruments Parades
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- Saxophone - Christmas
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- Trombone - Thanksgiving
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- Drums - Football at New Years
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- Flute - Homecoming
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- Clarinette
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Newscast

08 Aug 2010
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Day 1: Have the students think of three headlines, three days of weather, three sports headlines, and write a script.
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Day 2: Have the students write a script for two commercials.
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Day 3: Assign positions to people, come up with props, and music.
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Day 4: Rehearse the newscast.
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Day 5: Shoot footage.
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*The students should speak their natural language while the teachers translate on camera.

Materials: 
Video camera, paper, pencils