Choose your cause! Watch the videos and explain what cause is illustrated. Choose your favourite cause and find some background information.
There was a massacre in an elementary school and Vicki Soto sacrificed herself to save the kids.
What happened in the end? the gunman killed himself
HW = TEST ON Tuesday, October 6th ! revise WH-questions + lessons ‘everyday heroes’.
TOP 3 Most heroic!
3 American soldiers – on a train – In Belgium – stopped a guy from killing passengers (empêcher de tuer)
> saved many people – stopped a terrorist attack – trained soldiers (entraîné) – did their duty – risked their lives while they were on holiday. could have been killed if they didn’t do something
Wesley Autrey – jumped on train tracks (rails) to save a man – in front of his 2 daughters – in New York – subway
> split second decision – set an example – didn’t have to do it – acted alone – risked his life to save a stranger’s life.(la vie d’un inconnu)
Supergran – Ann Timson – 71 years old – stopped 6 robbers – jewelry store – Northampton – motorbikes – no fame – no interviews
(HW LATE corrections ) Subway Superman correction
- WHAT : black man saved a sick man who fell on the train tracks
- WHERE : New York Subway
- WHO : a black man (‘Wesley Autrey) , his daughters, a sick man, witnesses
- WHEN : recently 2007 but broadcast on youtube in 2012.
- WHY : he felt he had to do it, natural/human instinct=brave, courageous.
- Top 3 most heroic person between Supergran / Wesley and Captain Sully / Explain why.
Capt Sully vs Wesley :
it’s a pilot’s job to take care of his passengers but Wesley didn’t have to do it (il était pas obligé de) but he did it anyway. The train was arriving so it was extremely dangerous.
Lesson document: EVerydayheroes5:09
superman / hero / miracle / attack / captain / strong / power
what …? What happened? What are we talking about?
Doc 2 – Subway Superman
Wesley Autrey saved an American guy in the subway in the US. I think it happened in 2005 but the date on YoutUbe is 2012.
Where..? Where did it happen ?
When …? When did it happen?
Who ..? Who did that ? Who did what?
why/how…? How did it happen? How did the rescue happen?