Venezuela supplied most of the oil used in the eastern states of the United States. How has the country used the oil wealth? Practice ordinal numbers and get your students to talk about oil dependence and consumption.
Bolívar's face in on the bills; there is a mountain named after him; there is a city named after him; there is even a country named after him. Does that sound familiar? That's right! Just like Washington. (He has a state not a country, named for him.) Learn more about Bolívar in this lively and interesting history unit.
Subject matter: daily life; history
Vocabulary: ordinal numbers; government, democracy
Grammar: agreement; preterit
Oral practice: products made from oil; George Washington and other figures
Homework: consequences of rules banning use of petroleum run vehicles; national heroes
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