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The United States Flag
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Instructions: Watch this video clip and answer the questions based on what you see and hear.

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Online Investigations and Discussion Questions

What activities do you do with your family on certain holidays that are important to you? Do people in other areas of the world celebrate similar holidays as your own? (for example, days to celebrate thanksgiving, the elderly, a country's independence, a time to remember family members who have died, etc.) In what ways are this holidays and celebrations similar and/or different? Use the Internet to investigate this topic. Discuss your ideas with a partner and/or write your opinions on a related topic at Randall's ESL Blog HERE.

Questions: [ See Script ]

1. People in the US often put out a flag for which holiday?

A. Thanksgiving Day
B. Independence Day
C. American Flag Day

2. The American flag is sometimes displayed when a public official _______________.

A. is elected to office
B. celebrates a birthday
C. passes away

3. In this video, the people on Randall's street are displaying flags because someone in the neighborhood _______________.

A. has died during a long war
B. has returned home from military service
C. won an important local election

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