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Garfield's Thanksgiving

fraujago94 November 21, 2017

Task description & scene summary

Video lesson with comprehension questions about Garfield's Thanksgiving. At the end, students have a chance to discuss what they are thankful for.
Scene summary:
Jon takes Garfield to the vet. Jon wants to go on a date with the vet, and he invites her over for Thanksgiving. However, he doesn't know how to cook!
Lesson type: Basic listening comprehension - Hearing check ("Can you make out the words being said?")
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Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-11-21, 13:12:12 (GMT+1)

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Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What does Garfield want Jon to do?

  • He wants Jon to fix him breakfast
  • He wants Jon to go to work
  • He wants Jon to scratch his head

2)

Fill the gap: Garfield ________________________ not want to go to the vet today.

3) Garfield is feeling _____

  • scared
  • relaxed
  • hungry

4) What is Jon doing?

  • holding his breath
  • breathing
  • shopping for turkey

5) What are the man and the woman going to do together?

  • Eat Thanksgiving dinner
  • Go out in public
  • Diet

6) What is Jon cooking?

  • Turkey
  • Vegetables
  • Soup
  • Cake

7)

Fill the gap: Jon forgot to put on ________________________

8) Dr. Liz is falling...

  • asleep
  • sleeping
  • sleep

9)

Put the words in order: thankful am Grandma for I

10) What are you thankful for?

Answer the question using your own words

Vocabulary list

  • Vet: A doctor for animals
  • Holding breath: When you are not breathing
  • Diet: Eating healthy food to lose weight
  • Scale: You step on this, and it tells you how heavy you are

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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ValentinaGalli
2017-11-22 08:59:26
Thank you, a very nice video