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A Never-Ending (Hi)story?

Unit 6

3 • Art and Power
WB p. 32

A Never-Ending (Hi)story?
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➜ How can art be used to denounce witch hunts?

Retrouvez un quiz d’anticipation et un quiz de révisions pour cette unité, à faire en classe en direct !

Retrouvez une banque d'audios et de vidéos authentiques en lien avec cette thématique.

Serious Game

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A Never Ending (Hi)story?

Get ready!

a. Look at the vocabulary lists. Find a title for each box.

b. Classify the words from the toolbox into the mind map and complete each category with other words.

Look at the pictures above.
a. What and who do they represent?

b. What is the message of the artist?
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Watch the video.
a. Make a mind map to recap.

b. What is the link between the picture above and the video?

Discuss these brainstorming questions with your classmates:
Have you ever heard of witch hunts in the U.S.A?
What do witches stand for?

Read the idiom of the week. Rephrase it in your own words and give examples.

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  • colorful /ˈkʌləfʊl/ (adj.)
  • ethnic origin (exp.)
  • star-spangled banner (exp.)
  • artwork (n.)
  • portrait /ˈpɔːtrɪt/ (n.)
  • lipstick (n.)
  • stare /ˈstԐə/ (v.)
  • veil (n.)

Let’s learn!

Taboo game

Choose three words from the toolbox or the vocabulary lists. Prepare definitions to make your classmates guess the words you selected.

Idiom of the week!

(As) rumor has it...


This phrase indicates that the speaker is about to pass on a surprising fact they have heard. Rumors are usually unconfirmed, and are often spread to hurt the people they concern. With today’s technology, a rumor can go viral online in a matter of minutes.


Which Is a Witch?

box 1
  • bewitched /bɪˈwɪʧt/ (adj.)
  • possessed /pəˈzɛst/ (adj.)
  • burn at the stake (exp.)
  • hanging (n.)
  • mass hysteria (n.)
  • witches /ˈwɪʧɪz/ (n.)
  • witchcraft (n.)
  • witch hunt (n.)

box 2
  • communist (adj.)
  • espionage /ˈɛspɪəˌnɑːʒ/ (n.)
  • McCarthyism (n.)
  • (Second) Red Scare (n.)
  • Soviet Union (n.)
  • treason /ˈtriːzn/ (n.)
  • infiltrate /ˈɪnfɪltˌrɛɪt/ (v.)

box 3
  • cartoon (n.)
  • feature film (n.)
  • literature (n.)
  • mural (n.)
  • poster (n.)
  • create (v.)
  • design (v.)
  • draw (v.)
  • paint (v.)
  • write (v.)

box 4
  • blacklist (n. or v.)
  • blame (v.)
  • comply /kəmˈplaɪ/ (v.)
  • censor (v.)
  • denounce /dɪˈnaʊns/ (v.)
  • harass /həˈræs/ (v.)
  • punish (v.)
  • persecute (v.)
  • spread (v.)

box 5
  • alleged /əˈlɛʤd/ (adj.)
  • dreadful /ˈdrɛdfʊl/ / horrendous (adj.)
  • fearful (adj.)
  • guilty /ˈgɪltɪ/ (adj.)
  • oppressed / persecuted (adj.)
  • scared to death (adj.)
  • victimized (adj.)
  • warped (adj.)

box 6
  • attorney / lawyer /ˈlɔːjə/ (n.)
  • defendant (n.)
  • (law) suit /ˈlɔː ˌsjuːt/ (n.)
  • testimony /ˈtɛstɪmənɪ/ (n.)
  • witness (n.)
  • charge sb. with / accuse sb. of (v.)
  • sentence / condemn (v.)
  • sue sb. (v.)

On your way to the task ❯❯ Step 1

Write an encyclopedia entry on witch hunts.

❯❯ Step 2

Design a timeline summing up the different witch hunts in the U.S.

❯❯ Step 3

Shoot a video review.

❯❯ Your final project

Speak out against a modern witch hunt.
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