Task description & scene summary

Task description:
The history of Earth Day and comprehension/vocabulary questions to asses understanding.
Scene summary:
An explanation and history of Earth Day, when it was created, and how we can contribute to a clean Earth.
Video length: 4 minutes 27 seconds
Video genre: Documentary film
Lesson type: Mixed practice
Student types:
Copyright license: Creative Commons Attribution License
First published: 2021-04-21, 13:52:39 (GMT+1)
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

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) What problems was Earth Day addressing?

Answer the question using your own words

2) What was the name of the book that taked about the problems facing our earth?

  • The Earth Problem
  • Silent Spring
  • Earth Day
  • Ending Pollution

3) Define the word symposium.

  • A party many people attend
  • A special place hidden away
  • A conference or meeting
  • A holiday celebrated around the world

4) In what month and year was the first Earth Day?

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5) What day was chosen for the official Earth Day?

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6) Who was John Muir?

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7) When was Earth Day originally supposed to be celebrated?

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8) What are some important things Earth Day focuses on?

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9) How many languages has the "Earth Anthem" been translated into?

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10) What are some different ways you can celebrate Earth Day?

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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ssmcclellan
2021-04-22 13:56:11
This is really well done!