1-Graham Country Questions (What is their school day like? (Alaska…
1-Graham Country Questions
What time is it?
Keywords: : Time + Country Name
Alaska: It is 9:46 a.m. in Alaska
In Thailand, it is seven hours ahead of Massachusetts. When it is 1:40 p.m. here, it is 12:40 a.m. there.
Australia : In one part of Australia, it's 3:43 a.m., but the country has many different time zones.
How do you introduce yourself?
Australians have different expressions like "G'Day" and "How are you today?"
Introducing yourself in Thai
The words and sentence you use to introduce yourself is different depending on whether you are a boy or a girl
What languages do they speak?
Language + country name
They speak English and 20 other native languages
Australia - They speak English, Aboriginal languages, and other languages from around the world.
In Thailand, they speak the Thai language
What does their alphabet look like?
What does their flag look like? What does it mean?
Country name + flag + meaning
Red is for the people who died to help Thailand be free, blue is for the king, and white is for Buddhism, the main religion.
It has the Union Jack, the Southern Cross stars to show that Australia is in the Southern hempisphere, and a seven pointed star representing the whole country
Alaska - Also has stars - the Big Dipper and the North Star
What do their houses look like?
Modern Thai house
Traditional Athabascan house
What seasons do they have?
: Australia has many different climate zones - some have four seasons, some have wet/dry. It can snow there, it can also be really, really, really hot.
: Thailand has a cool season, a wet season, and a hot season. It is hot and humid.
: Long days in the summer, warm, can get very cold and snowy though
What bodies of water do they have?
What holidays do they celebrate?
- They celebrate lots of holidays, including the king and queen's birthdays, and Songkran, the Thai new year. People have a giant water fight!
: Queen's Birthday, New Years, Christmas, Easter, Boxing Day, ANZAC Day, Australia Day
: They celebrate July 4th, Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Valentine's Day, etc. but they also celebrate some unique holidays - Seward's Day, Alaska Day,
What is their school day like?
Alaska school buildings
Australia school buildings
What kinds of plants grow there?