Unit One A Week Five: Canadian Identity Lesson 1.13 Complete the following tasks, record your responses on this document, and then submit the document (as an attachment) via Blackboard. You will need more space to record your answers; keep typing and the space will expand. /80 marks Before Comprehending and RespondingMany nations have had anthems for centuries, while other nations have had anthems asrecently as 2006. In this lesson, you will listen to several texts as well as listen to and read one Canadian’s view of our national anthem “O Canada.” 1 a. Without Google searching or any other means of locating the lyrics, write down what you can remember of the lyrics to our national anthem “O Canada.” /3 marks b. Now, compare your memory of the lyrics as you read (PDF) and listen to (You Tube link in Blackboard Lesson 1.13) the national anthem “O Canada.” How did you do for accuracy? Were you able to note any of the bilingual version? /2 marks 2. What do you think is the purpose of a country’s national anthem? Explain. (Please, do not use the Internet or other source for this response; provide YOUR thoughts only.) /3 marks
3. There has been, and continues to be, some controversy about the lyrics to our anthem “O Canada.” What might cause debate about our anthem’s lyrics? Explain. /marks 3 4. Read the lyrics to “O Canada” (attached PDF in BB lesson). For someone who is nota Canadian, what do the lyrics of “O Canada” reveal about Canadian identity? Be specific. /2 marks5. In the editorial you are about to listen to and read, there is vocabulary that may be unfamiliar to you. Please define each of these terms before you listen to and read the editorial: /5 marks
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