Séance 1: American Supreme Court, an introduction Durée de la séance:55 min Supports de la séance: document 1: Modalité de travail: Matériel: Vidéo projecteur + tableau interactive. Mise en oeuvre Activité n° 1: (10 mn) Anticipation du sujet consigne: define the nature of the document Attendu: it's a picture, a photograph, a poster, a book cover. Where? Attendu: In the USA because I can see the American flag. When: Attendu: probably in the past because there is/ I can see an old letter and a feather. Document 2: https://newsforkids.net/fastfacts/supreme-court/ Fast Fact: Supreme Court What: Attendu: on the left, I can see/ there is a white building, I can read “equal justice under the law. In front of the white building there is/ I can see an object/tool for final decisions. I think the document is about justice/ a tribunal/ a court in the USA. At the bottom of the picture , there is a golden medal, sign of prestige/ supremacy, highness. On the right bottom,there is a feather and a paper/a letter/ a text. Pause structurante: (5mn) Consigne: Restitituer les notes écrites au tableau. A supreme court is usually the highest court in a country. This court can make decisions about laws and can often change Activité n°2 :10mn decisions made by other courts. This means that it is usually also Consigne : Say what you can about in the picture. Attendu : She doesn't smile /She looks/ seems very serious, the most powerful court in the country. she wears a long and loose robe/dress. she has a balance in The US Supreme Court is at the top of the judicial branch of the her left hand/holds a balance. She can't see/ she is blind US government. It has great power to decide which laws are okay because she has a band on her eyes. She is probably the L'interet de l'étape dans la perspective de la tâche finale. L'introduction du thème de la séquence Introduction du and which are not. The justices must use the rules of the country – justice because justice must be blind/ neutral/indifferent. She holds a balance because she must be equal/ treat the US constitution – as their guide. https://abcnews.go.com/GMA/Books/making-democracy-worksupremecourt-justice-stephen-breyer/story?id=11623264 Activités langagières dominantes: CE-EOC Elements facilitateurs: L'image contient plusieurs indices référents de la justice au USA people equally. Pause structurante: 5mn Consigne: ecap your ideas about the supreme court. Attendu: les élèves construisent et reformulent les idées à partir des notes au tableau. Activité n°3:2ème support : document texte: durée 10 min Consigne: Read the first paragraph and find the subject of the text Attendu : The USA supreme court or TSCOTUS Consigne 2: Read again and give the three main information about TSCOTUS Attendu : 1-it's the highest court in the nation ,2- it's the head of the judicial branch/ it's the judicial branch 3- it's established by the constitution. Consigne: read the second paragraph and define the word “constitution: Attendu: the constitution is the rules of the country/ the laws the justices must use. Pause structurante: Recap what you learnt about the USASC Attendu: the Supreme Court is the highest court in the USA. Difficultés présibles: trouver les mots: the Supreme court et Constitution. It's at the head of the judicial branch and it's established by the American constitution, the supreme law of the Les objectifs de la séance land/nation. Identifier la nature d'un document Repérer et interpréter les éléments significatifs d'une image. Identifier des informations ciblées. Objectifs linguistiques: Consigne: look at the word judicial and guess the meaning in relation to our theme Attendu: “Judicial” is the adjective from the noun “justice” and it's pronounced:/dʒuːˈdɪʃəl/ . The shewa at the last syllable is a neutral sound, it's like the last syllable of L'objectif lexical Judicial, Supreme Court, tool, prestige/ supreme, balance, blind, equality, law, constitution, golden medal. Feather. //ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən/, /ˈbæləns/ the first and the last syllable in : L'objectif grammatical: Rebrassage du superlatif. Homework L'objectif phonologique : le son shewa dans supreme, constitution, judicial, feather, golden, balance, American. Sociolinguistique : Pragmatique : Méthodology : aller du concret vers l'abstrait. /əˈmɛrɪkən/ Introduce the supreme court to your colleauges.