- According to the article, why did Mr. Hu choose Chicago as the only American city outside of Washington, D.C. that he would visit during his current trip to the United States?
- What are three connections Chicago has with China?
Part 2: As most of you know, Chicago's longtime Mayor, Richard M. Daley, is retiring from office after 22 years -- he's been mayor since 1989. Four candidates are attempting to replace him: former congressman Rahm Emanuel, former senator Carol Mosely-Braun, former CPS head Gery Chico, and local politician Miguel del Valle. Chicagoans will be able to vote on the candidates on February 22, 2011. You can see a picture of the four below:
In order to learn a little more about the election, we will watch this video from WGN. Use the video to answer the questions below:
- Who is interviewing the candidates in the video?
- What questions did you see the students ask?
- What answers did the candidates offer?
- How did students feel about the answers they were given?
We will focus on Religion and Lifestyle today. You will learn about the ways in which people live every day in your assigned country. Use the information to answer the following questions in an e-mail to me (one per partner group). Name the e-mail "Lifestyle in _______." Fill in the blank with your country's name. Be sure to include both you and your partner's name in the e-mail. The e-mail is worth 20 points.
- Where is this source written? Who writes it?
- Why is important for us to know where the website is published, especially in this case?
- What religious beliefs do people have in your country? Describe any religious practices.
- Describe family life in your country.
- How family life different from your life with your family in Chicago?
- What type of housing do people typically have in your country?
- What traditions does your country have related to dating and marriage?
- How large do families typically get?
- Describe the lifestyle of a person from your country based on the information included on the page.
- Compare the diet of a person from your country with your diet.