Find out more about the United States!

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Exercise

1) Find the national anthem and practise reading (or singing!) it with a partner. Look up the words you don't understand.

2) Work in groups of four. Each group member is to choose one American state and find key facts about it (such as population, state capital, important cities, industry, sights etc.). then sit in groups and present your states to each other.


3) Who were the Founding Fathers? Find out!

4) What is the Library of Congress? What can you find on their website?

 

Links

Library of Congress: a great resource for learning about the USA

http://www.loc.gov/

Lots of information from the American Embassy in Oslo

http://norway.usembassy.gov/teachers_students.html

United States National Anthem

http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0194015.html