Vw5 16

June 27th

1. LOB.
  1. Vul hier in, in welke keuzefase je zit.
  2. Maak je Keuzeweb-opdrachten zoveel mogelijk af.
2. Enquête.
  1. Vul deze enquête in.

April 10th

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. How did she become addicted?
  2. Why does she continue eating?
2. Grammar.

  1. View the presentation above in order to recap the material. The Links section on the right includes a list with verbs that take gerunds and to-infinitives. Use these to do the following exercises.
  2. Do exercise 1 from the website.
  3. Try this exercise on for size.
3. Writing.
  1. Consult the table of gerunds and infinitive verbs. These are verbs that are followed by either a gerund or an infinitive. Make pairs, or a group of three, and write a story featuring five verbs followed by gerunds, and five verbs followed by infinitives. First, your group will need to think of a protagonist (='hoofdpersoon'); then, describe a somewhat logical series of events that includes the ten verbs. Your story will have to exceed 250 words. Write your story down. You have two lessons to finish it.

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Lesson 13: Romeo and Juliet

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1. Translation.

Translate the passage below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

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2. Watching.

Watch one of the clips below.

3. Literature 3.

Answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Study the information about the play's characters here. Read pages 1 and 2.
  2. Consider the prologue. Then consider this passage. Wat zeggen de twee fragmenten over het einde van het toneelstuk? Wat vind je daar van?
  3. How is Romeo and Juliet an example of Elizabethan tragedy?
  4. Find out what iambic pentameter is. Apply iambic pentameter on these lines. Iambic pentameter mimics a heartbeat in the first line. Why is there a 'mistake' in the second line?
  5. Form your own Shakespearean insult using this resource. Then translate it.
4. Watching.
  1. Read your novel.
  2. Finish watching the documentary below.


Watch the clip above. It includes information that will be on the test. Write a summary and bring to next lesson.

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Lesson 12

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above. It includes information that will be on the test. Write a summary and bring to next lesson.

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Lesson 11

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Why do you die in cold environments?
  2. What do you need to do to survive longer than two or three minutes on the summit of Mount Everest?
  3. What would be the cause of death if you were transported to the bottom of the Mariana Trench?
  4. What causes the explosion when thrown into lava?
  5. What are the death counts of the two bacteria mentioned (influenza and the Bubonic Plague)?
  6. What does the word 'oxymoronic' mean? What is oxymoronic about Chernobyl?
2. Grammar.
  1. Fill in a gerund or a to-infinitive.
  2. Multiple choice.
  3. You should be able to do this one by yourself now.
3. Reading.

Answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

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4. Literature: Henry VIII.

Watch the clips below and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. What are the names of both characters in the clip?
  2. Summarise the clip in two sentences.

  1. Find out more about the woman in the clip. Who was Anne of Cleves?
  2. How long did the marriage last?
  3. How did the marriage come to an end?
  4. What does this say about Henry VIII?

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Persuasive speech

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  1. Prepare your persuasive speech. Start by brainstorming subjects. You could also go to sites like Debate.org. Look for interesting texts in (the Op-Ed section of) The Guardian, TrueReddit, Slate, The Daily Beast, Wired Magazine, or Spiked Online. Or consult Youtube channels such as PragerU, The School of Life, or Vox.
  2. Once you have found a topic, think of an opener. A recent event, a shocking statistic, or a personal anecdote. Capture your audience. They're going to hear dozens of speeches. Make sure yours stands out somehow.
  3. Then think of a thesis statement. If you don't know what this is, make sure you google it.
  4. Then think of arguments for and against.
  5. In your conclusion, circle back to the question you posed earlier in the speech.
  6. Structure your essay according to these guidelines (resource one, resource two).
  7. Use a thesaurus to enhance the vocabulary in your speech.

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Lesson 10

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1. Watching.

Do the exercise below while watching the clip. Write answers down and bring to next class. LET OP: Je kunt niet alle cellen invullen. Vul zoveel mogelijk in.
Dier In welke 'extreme' omstandigheden leeft dit dier? Wat doet het dier om te overleven?
10 Het kan overleven bij 40 graden Celsius.
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2. Speaking.

In pairs, write a 300-word passionate speech about 'TV violence', 'foreign aid', or 'urban or rural living'. Write answers down and bring to next class.

  1. Use this structure for your speech.
    1. First, you must use an interesting event/fact/anecdote to introduce your subject.
    2. Second, state the goal of your speech.
    3. Then, think of two (or three) arguments.
    4. Fourth, conclude your speech by summarising your arguments using synonyms.
    5. Oh, and by the way, does your speech include signaalwoorden?
  2. Use Thesaurus.com to find some cool vocab to wow your audience.
  3. Also, make sure you include some impressive grammatical structures, such as passives or cleft sentences.
3. Done?

Go on. Work on a different subject.
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Lesson 9

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson. You will probably have to look up a word or two from the video. Use a dictionary.

  1. Why does Michael use the Pacman anecdote?
  2. Name 2 benefits and 1 disadvantage of kiss-feeding.
  3. Why do we kiss?
  4. True or false: eyes are predominantly white, so we see where someone is looking.
  5. What example does Michael use to establish that we pay attention to people that look at us?
  6. Why is Scopophobia probably not a real thing?
  7. What did Harlow and Eckhard Hess's experiments show?
  8. Why, do you think, does the Polarity Principle exist?
2. Grammar.


Watch the clip above and identify three sentences that have an incorrect word order. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

3. Mini-webquest.
  1. Use Google to answer this.

The first U.S. president that was American learned English as a second language. What was his first language? Tips: Think about how you will find out if a president was born in America.

4. Suggestion box.

Write in English/Dutch and give to Mr Vermeulen before the end of the lesson.

  1. Give the English pleinlessons a grade from 1 to 10.
  2. Then, write--in however many words you please--what you think of the pleinlessons in their current form.
  3. Then, write--in however many words you please--how you would like the English pleinlessons to be.
5. Done?

Go on. Work on a different subject.
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Lesson 8

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1. Escape room.

Escape from this room.

2. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson. You will probably have to look up a word or two from the video. Use a dictionary.

  1. What is a trophic cascade? Use your own words.
  2. Why were deer causing a problem in Yellowstone?
  3. What two direct effects did the introduction of wolves have?
  4. De titel van de film is How Wolves Change Rivers. Wolven zijn dus oorzaak van het gevolg dat rivieren veranderen. Schrijf alle gevolgen van de aanwezigheid van wolven op. Doe dit op een schematische manier. Hulp nodig? Gebruik deze flowchart.
3. Grammar.

Complete the sentences below with an appropriate tense. Refer to lesson 5. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

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4. Done?

Go on. Work on a different subject.
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Lesson 7

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1. Writing.


Watch the clip above and follow the instructions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. In pairs, write a formal and professional letter to the New York City Police Department following the letter conventions.
  • Find out what address to send your letter to.
  • Think of what the goal of your letter is.
  • Explain the situation, while referring to the video you saw..
  • Explain how you feel about it.
  • Propose a solution.
2. Grammar.

Correct these sentences, if necessary. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.
If necessary, correct these sentences.

  1. If Jack had been honest, he would return the money.
  2. The video pauses if you press this button.
  3. If she would have really wanted to see me, she would have come earlier.
  4. If he doesn't break the window then who is responsible?
  5. If Claire will continue to work hard, she should pass the exams easily.
  6. Steve would have been attacked if I hadn't come along.
  7. I'd be able to visit Jim first thing in the morning if I stay in Manchester overnight.
  8. Speak to Jane if you want to book a room.
  9. If you know what it was going to be like, why did you come?
3. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. What does Kevin say at 0m14?
  2. Why does Kevin like math?
  3. What does Kevin's mom make him wear when he rides a bicycle? Cite the two words that Kevin uses.
4. Grammar.
  1. Let's start.
  2. Type 1, 2 or 3.
5. Done?
  1. Battle irregular verbs against each other digitally! Type your names at the start and see who wins. Start the game.
  2. Practice with conditionals here or here.
  3. Study the vocab from K1Th1 (English-Dutch and Dutch-English).

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Lesson 6

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Why do the children skip down the hill?
  2. Why does Sid scowl (='dreigend kijken')?
  3. What does the teacher attempt at 1m40?
  4. What 4 things do the children claim to have seen?
  5. 1m55: …e-mails and calls full of _______, _______, and all…
  6. 2m15: …feel regret had there been a real _______ and I _______ it…
  7. 2m34: …accuse a child of being _______, just _______
  8. 2m46: …bitter mom slanders your rep with child _______
  9. 2m50: …single file line. Little _______ _______
2. Reading.
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  1. Read the text above. Answer the questions below. Write down the answers and bring to the first lesson of next week.
  2. Did Chris realise he looked like Cartman, the South Park character?
  3. Did Chris want to become Internet famous? What sentence from the article supports your answer? Note the first two words.
3. Transcription.


Watch the clip above from 0m00 to 0m20. Transcribe (='write down word for word') what is said and bring to our next lesson.

4. Escape room.

Escape from this room.

5. Grammar.
  1. Where does the apostrophe go?
  2. Confusing nouns 1.
  3. Confusing nouns 2.
  4. Confusing nouns 3.
  5. Too, two, or too?
  6. There, their, they're?
  7. It's or its?
  8. Whose or who's?

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Lesson 5

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1. Grammar.

Naam Bijzin Hoofdzin Wanneer? Kans
Type-0 simple present simple present algemeen feit in alle situaties 100%
If you study hard, you get good grades.
Type-1 simple present will + inf. waarschijnlijke mogelijkheid, beloftes, waarschuwingen ~75%
If I find the time, I will write you another letter.
Type-2 past simple would + inf. onwaarschijnlijke, denkbeeldige situatie ~5%
If I had unlimited money, I would buy a Lamborghini.
Type-3 past perfect would have + volt.dw. denkbeeldige situatie in het verleden 0%
If I had known you were ill, I would have visited!
Tips
Geen if en will/would in hetzelfde zinsdeel.
If betekent misschien; when gebruik je voor situaties waarvan je zeker bent dat ze zullen gaan gebeuren.
In het if-zinsdeel, gebruik je vaak 'were' in plaats van 'was'. If I were you, I wouldn't do that.
  1. Practice conditionals (=if-zinnen).
  2. Identify the situation and choose Type-1, Type-2, or Type-3 conditionals in this exercise.
  3. This exercise is the most difficult of the lot.
2. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. How are aphids used for the benefit of the colony?
  2. 3m49 from the end of the video, what should fill the gap in …has taken up ____ ____.
  3. When does the horned lizard leave?
  4. 2m29 from the end of the video, what should fill the gap in …returning ____ ____ them out.
  5. List the (6) different tasks ants in the colony carry out?
3. Reading.
  1. You must complete the exercises using nothing other than your own English proficiency and perhaps a dictionary. Watch the clips below.
  2. Intro to Age of Empires.
  3. Intro to Harry Potter. Another intro.
  4. Start up the exercise by clicking here. You will answer questions to two accompanying texts (one and two).
4. Translation.

Work together in twos and translate the comic below. Use the same archaic style and posh, pretentious vocabulary. Use a dictionary if necessary. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

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5. Escape room.

Escape from this room.
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Lesson 4

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1. Reading.
  1. Answer the questions here using this article. Fill in your first and last name.
2. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson. You will probably have to look up a word or two from the video. Use a dictionary.

  1. What is the nature of Robbie Keane's injury?
  2. In what context does Domhnall (=the boy) say *bang* *bang*?
  3. How does Robbie respond to Domhnall's question about meeting David Beckham and Landon Donovan?
  4. BONUS: What is, word for word, Domhnall's last comment?
3. Grammar.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below.

  1. Do this exercise
  2. Go to the Meester Gijs site and boss the quiz, which you can find by scrolling down to Deel 10. Enter your name as a reminder of your achievement.
4. Listening.
  1. Go to the Digitaal Materiaal via Magister. Log in, click on 'Leermiddelen', then 'Stepping Stones', choose 'Theme 1', and do listening exercise 22.
5. Translation.

Work together in twos and translate the comic below. Use the same archaic style and posh, pretentious vocabulary. Use a dictionary if necessary. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

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6. Done?
  1. Battle irregular verbs against each other digitally! Type your names at the start and see who wins. Start the game.
  2. Practice for the test on October 17th.

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Lesson 3

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson. You will probably have to look up a word or two from the video. Use a dictionary.

  1. What is eugenics?
  2. How, according to the documentary, was eugenics misused prior to World War 2?
  3. Which five groups of people did Hitler try to eliminate?
  4. What did the Universal Declaration of Human Rights accomplish?
  5. Why are black sprinters so successful, according to the theory put forward in the documentary?
2. Grammar.

  1. Exercise.
  2. Questions in reported speech.
3. Transcription.


Watch the clip above. Transcribe (='write down word for word') what is said and bring to tomorrow's lesson.
Choose one:

  1. Transcribe the voice-over and the maths teacher's words.
  2. Transcribe all the girls' words.
4. Writing.

Write the end product of this exercise down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Form a group of a maximum of 4 people.
  2. Prior to writing, decide on a protagonist (male or female).
  3. Prior to writing, decide on a setting (15th-century English countryside or perhaps the 25th century on an as of yet undiscovered planet).
  4. Write a story of 150 words minimum using at least 5 reported speech sentences.
5. Done?

Study the vocab from K1Th1 (English-Dutch and Dutch-English). Test is on September 29th (vw5a) or 30th (vw5c).
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Lesson 2

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1. Watching.


Watch the clip above and fill in the missing words below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. 0m34: …a _______ predator of small fish…
  2. 0m42: …even the slightest _______ of a darter's tail…
  3. 0m55: …a perfect _______ that will lure…
  4. 1m10: …its lure faster to _______ them…
  5. 1m22: …just right, the _______ likeness should do…
  6. 1m44: …these snap shut on the _______
2. Grammar.


Watch the clip above and do the exercise below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson. (Did you forget about reported speech? Do exercise 4 first.)

  1. Find three of Charlie's quotes and rephrase them as sentences with reported speech.
3. Pronunciation.
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Use the chart above to transcribe the words below. You could also use this chart for help.

  1. heritage
  2. adjust
  3. justify
  4. meander
4. Grammar: Reported speech.
tense in gegeven zin tense in nieuwe zin
present (simple/continuous) > past (simple/continuous)
past continuous > had been ww-ing
all other tenses > had + pp (='vd')

Have a look at the table above. Below are 3 sentences. Je moet de persoonsvormen in de drie zinnen omzetten. Kijk in de tabel naar welke nieuwe tijd je de persoonsvorm moet omzetten. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Never had I seen such a commanding performance.
  2. The killer was obviously carrying a weapon under his clothes.
  3. The English will never surrender!
4b. Translation.

Translate the sentences below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. Gerrit zei dat hij tijdens de wedstrijd een doelpunt gemaakt had.
  2. Een echte moordenaar zou nooit gepakt zijn.
  3. Op school zie ik altijd mijn vrienden.
  4. Finn claimde dat hij vrijdag aan het studeren was.
5. Done?

Study the vocab from K1Th1 (English-Dutch and Dutch-English). Test is on September 29th (vw5a) or 30th (vw5c).
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Lesson 1

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1. Watching.

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Watch the clip above from 02.09 to 05.35 and answer the questions below. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

  1. In one sentence, describe the experiment.
  2. Teachers behaved differently if they thought a student was intelligent. What 4 differences in behaviour did they show?
2. How much did you forget over the holidays?

Are you forgetful? Let's find out. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

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3. Reading.

Toetsweek 1 and 2 are now at vwo level. Are you up to the challenge? Find out by answering these three questions. Write answers down and bring to next lesson.

4. Escape room.

Escape from this room.
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