1. About 13,000 time capsules are buried in the world. 2. The oldest American time capsule was buried in 1994. 3. This time capsule was discovered in the water.
What is this? What are these?
Match these words to the corresponding capsule.
building material, like cement.
Choose the correct answer.
a) The capsule a contains (books / seeds / sound recording / tree / make-up.). b) The capsule b contains (paintings / huckleberry seeds / movies / tree / Indigenous seeds).
Here is a text written by the owner of a time capsule. Put the sentences in order.
a) gardener / am / I / a / . / → b) in / enjoy / garden/ working / I / my / . / → c) Seeds / to / important / very / me / are / . / → d) So, / in / seeds / capsule/ put / I / my / tomato / . / →
What would you put in your time capsule? Follow the example above to justify your choice.
Who are they?
Look at the picture and match the stickers to the corresponding objects.
Listen to the three teens and gather as much information as you can.
Who are they?
a) Note down the countries they come from : (USA / Bangladesh / India / Ireland / Colorado / UK / Australia / Nigeria) b) Note down what they like doing : (painting / cricket / baseball / atheltics / football / reading / watching movies / videogames / dancing / climbing)
Introduce yourself using these prompts.
My name is...
... is / are very important to me.
I don't like...
I like / I love / I enjoy...
The oldest time capsule
Read the document and match the sentences to introduce it.
Samuel Adams and Paul Revere time capsule
[...] located in a cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House. It is believed to have been buried in 1795 by then-Governor Samuel Adams and Paul Revere. It is the oldest known time capsule in the United States.
The time capsule is a metal container measuring 5-1/2 x 7-1/2 x 1-1/2 inches, and weighing about 10 pounds (4.5 kg). It was first removed from its location in 1855 [...] and removed from its location in December 2014. X-ray examination by conservation specialists at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts revealed the presence of coins and other items. [...] Its contents include newspapers pages of the period, and coins including a rare 1652 Pine tree shilling. There was also a silver plate, probably engraved by Revere, and a copper medal depicting George Washington. The objects will be placed on display for a time, before being returned to the time capsule.
It comes from
The owners of the time capsule were
This document is
This text is about
Now, fill in the mindmap below with key elements from the text.