This lesson contains 26 slides, with interactive quizzes and text slides.
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Expected Learning Outcomes
Get to learn about Charlie Chaplin's life and his mother.
read and comprehend the text to answer the factual and inferential questions.
infer the meaning of unfamiliar words by reading them in the context.
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“A mother’s love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible” – Marion C. Garretty.
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Drag and Drop
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How often do you help your mother with the housework?
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Are you polite and respectful to her?
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Do you try to find our what her likes and dislikes are?
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If your answer is "always" in all the previous slides, then you do really care for your mother
And if your answer is "sometimes", you need to do a little more for her.
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Have you ever thought about all the things that your mother does for you? List the things that mothers usually do for their children.
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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer who rose to fame in the era of silent film.
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Chaplin's childhood in London was one of poverty and hardship, as his father was absent and his mother struggled financially, and he was sent to a workhouse twice before the age of nine. When he was 14, his mother was committed to a mental asylum.
Chaplin began performing at an early age, touring music halls and later working as a stage actor and comedian.
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Charlie Chaplin's mother's name was Hannah Chaplin.
She was an English actress, singer and dancer who performed in British music halls from the age of 16.
Charlie Chaplin always cited his own mother as a great inspiration on both his performance techniques and his outlook on life.
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"There wasn't enough money for even their most basic needs". What does the phrase 'basic needs" here refer to?
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Why did Hannah resist to perform on the stage and sing in the London halls?
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"I remember standing in the wings when mother's voice cracked." Choose the option which is closest in meaning to word " wings" in the above sentence.
a modified forelimb
area at either side of the stage
horizontal structure that projects from both sides of an aircraft
a group within a political party or organization
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"The audience began to laugh and make catcalls." Choose the option closest in meaning to the word "laugh".
All of the options
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"Poor Hannah was terrified." Choose the antonym of terrified.
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The stage manager took Charlie on the stage to perform. How do you think this became a turning point in Charlie Chaplin's career?
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How did Charlie Chaplin turn his singing performance into an impromptu comic standup ?
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Create an acrostic poem on your mother's first name.
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Now I CAN: Get to learn about Charlie Chaplin life and his mother. read and comprehend the text to answer the factual and inferential questions. infer the meaning of unfamiliar words by reading them in the context.