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Bangkok - 1900's

08 Aug 2010
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Picture of Bangkok during the time periord of the King & I.

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Newspaper attachment

Amusement Parks

08 Aug 2010
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Discuss with the class what they would like to put in their own amusement park. What does it need? (I.e. bathrooms, food, water). Divide the class into 2 groups, each group puts all the things discussed into their own park & built their own amusement park.

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List of rides and needs at the park

Food / Cultural

08 Aug 2010
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Eating habits in the U.S. compared to Asia.
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Relate any funny experiences you had eating in another culture.

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Illegal Immigrants

08 Aug 2010
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Burmese aliens in Samut Sakhon. At the seafood market 20,000 aliens work for 4500 baht a month. Physically and mentally tortured by the police force. Make a comparison of America's immigration problems with Mexican and Chinese. Low wages overcrowded living conditions among workers. Escaping their homelands and why.

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Discuss the 43 Presidents of the U.S. (what their political party is, personal information, etc.)
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1. George Washington
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2. John Adams
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3. Thomas Jefferson
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4. James Madison
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5. James Monroe
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6. John Quincy Adams
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7. Andrew Jackson
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8. Martin Van Buren
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9. William Henry Harrison
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10. John Tyler
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11. James Knox Polk
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12. Zachary Taylor
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13. Millard Fillmore
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14. Franklin Pierce
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15. James Buchanan
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16. Abraham Lincoln
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17. Andrew Johnson
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18. Ulysses Simpson Grant
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19. Rutherford Birchard Hayes
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20. James Abram Garfield
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21. Chester Alan Arthur
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Worksheets of Presidents of the U.S.(from 1995 World Almanac)
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1. Illustrate the differences between driving in Canada/US and driving in Thailand; describe speed traps, road blocks, signage, police presence, difference in highways and roads.
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2. Play hangman where the student chooses letters to fill in the blanks using vocabulary discussed in class. Write the vocabulary on the board, then challenge them by erasing the reference words. Divide the class into teams. The winner recieves baht for candy. Write the alphabe on the board for further reference.

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list of vocabulary: parts of cars, laws of driving
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Told the story of the bell witch- described: actions, haunting, legend

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Favorite room

08 Aug 2010
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Things you do in these rooms for fun. If you had a garage sale what would you take from each room to sell. Discuss this with the students.
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The bedroom, bathroom, living room, dining room, family room, kitchen, laundry

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How does it feel to graduate from college?
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How does it feel to have to look for a job?
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Where do you start looking for a job?
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How hard is it to find the kind of job you went to school for?
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How many of you are still looking for a job?

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A. Why do people have health insurance?
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- medical cost is too expensive
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- individual income is not enough to pay for medical cost
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- companies offer it to employees
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B. Claims
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- to get reimbursement you must follow the claim procedure
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- helps release the expenses burden
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- sometimes it takes too long before they process the claim, but if you do everything right, you should get your money quick.

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