Task description & scene summary

Task description:
Science (soil erosion) and biographical details about George Washington Carvers life.
Scene summary:
How George Washington Carver taught people about soil erosion. Comprehension task
Video length: 5 minutes 12 seconds
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2021-05-05, 00:59:12 (GMT+1)
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KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What do you think they will talk about?

  • Science
  • Art
  • Geography
  • History

2) Squeek has grown lettuce in the same soil every year, but this year it will not grow because

  • the soil has run out of nutrients.
  • the plants don't have enough light.

3) Why do you think it was such a hard time for people with black skin?

  • They had no money.
  • They were slaves
  • The USA was a poor country.

4) True or False? Slaves could choose where to live and what to eat.

  • True
  • False

5) True or False? George tried really hard to learn things.

  • True
  • False

6) Plants need nutrients to stay healthy. What else do they need?

  • food
  • water
  • exercise
  • sunlight

7) True or False? When you grow plants in soil, the plants take nutrients out of the soil.

  • True
  • False

8)

Fill the gap: George ________________________ people........................

9) True or False? Bacteria are very big animals.

  • True
  • False

10) True or False? Peanut plants fix the soil.

  • True
  • False

11) What happens if you grow the same plant in the same soil every year?

Answer the question using your own words

About the author

KIERAN DONAGHY ABOUT ISLCOLLECTIVE VIDEO QUIZZES:

"iSLCollective Interactive Video Quizzes are highly engaging and motivating multimodal texts for English language students to learn vocabulary and improve their listening skills. They are the perfect complement to the creative and innovative lesson plans on Film English."

Kieran Donaghy,
Creator of FilmEnglish.com, a site with hundreds of high quality, free ESL/EFL lesson plans created around short films

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