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Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race

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Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race VOANews: Growing Minorities Shake Up Presidential Race America is in the middle of a major demographic shift. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, minority groups combined will be the majority by 2044. As the population changes, politics must change with it. VOA’s Steve Baragona takes a look at how […]

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White Socks Only | a storybook on race

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Taken from: storyonline.net White Socks Only Written by: Evelyn Coleman Read by: Amber Rose Tamblyn Read by: Amber Rose Tamblyn Published by: Albert Whitman & Company When Grandma was a little girl in Mississippi, she sneaked into the town one hot summer day. But when she saw the “Whites Only” sign on the water fountain, she […]

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Titanosaur in New York |level 3

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21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3   They may be more than 100 million years old, but it didn’t take scientists that long to reconstruct the latest resident of New York’s American Museum of Natural History. This is a titanosaur, a giant herbivore spanning 122 feet (37 metres) now standing in the institute’s fossil hall. Well, […]

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Titanosaur in New York |level 2

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21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 In Argentina in 2014, people first discovered Titanosaurs, which are dinosaurs. They lived in the forests of Patagonia 100 million years ago. People excavated one Titanosaur and moved it to New York. It is now in the American Museum of Natural History. The dinosaur is 37 metres tall and it […]

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Titanosaur in New York |level 1

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21-01-2016 07:00 Level 1 Level 2  Level 3 Titanosaurs lived 100 million years ago. They lived in Argentina. They ate plants. They were 70 tonnes heavy. That is like ten elephants. People find a titanosaur. They move it to New York. The dinosaur goes into a museum. It is in a hall. It is longer than the hall. […]

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B.B. King is Dead | level 2

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21-05-2015 07:00 Level 1 Level 2 Level 3

The King of Blues, guitarist and singer BB King, died. He was 89 years old.

He influenced a generation of rock guitarists and was one of the world’s best guitarists. King performed in at least a hundred concerts a year.

Recently, he had an illness and people took him to hospital. Earlier this month, he said on Facebook that he was in hospice care at home. He died in his sleep in Las Vegas.

 

There will be a quiz – I will make it today

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Difficult words: influence (to change something or to inspire somebody), hospice care (care for people who are going to die soon).

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