Secundaria. Segundo grado.

Yes, we can! 2 Students book

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Unit 3. Knowing about Emergencies

Respuestas del libro

Knowing about Emergencies

How Much Do I Know?


1.  Floods, storms, earthquakes

2.  Yes, I do

3.   No, I don't.

4.I have read instructions

Time to Read!

Look at the rest of the poster and discuss the questions below with a classmate.


  1. Yes, it was a flood.
  2. Yes, I do.
  3. In the civil protection pages.
  4. What to do and not do.
  5. With a list and images.
  6. Yes, because it tells people what they should do.

2.Look at the poster again and tick (✔) the elements required in a poster.


✔ Title                ✔ Sentences that start with an action      ✔Subtitles

✔ Graphics           Sentences that start with a person

Time to Read!

3.Look at the posters. Disscus the questions below.


  1. Yes, I have.
  2. The one about a drought.
  3. Instructions of what to do or not do.
  4. To have an idea of what to do.


Now answer with a classmate the questions about the posters you have seen in this unit.


●    They have instructions and tips.

●    They begin with the action and are short.

●    With bullet-point.


Earthquake Reaction.

4.Use the information below to complete the instructions in the poster.


How Am I Doing?


  1. Earthquakes, volcano eruptions, storms, droughts
  2. Floods.
  3. Yes.
  4. Yes.
  5. To be organized with bullet points and images.


Product Step 1.

Make a list of natural disasters thtat can ocurr in your town or city.


  • Tornadoes
  • Severe storms
  • Hurricanes
  • Tropical storms
  • Floods
  • Wildfires
  • Earthquakes
  • Drought.

Choose one of the natural disasters you listed above and research about it.


You can use the following link to find the necessary information

>Choose one of the natural disasters you listed above and research about it. Consider following.


What to Do in Case Someone is Drawing
Term 1

6.Look at the poster below.


  1. First, alert everyone about the fire
  2. Then take the stairs, do not use an elevator
  3. After that, crawl to protect yourself from smoke
  4. Next, set off the fire alarm and exit from the building
  5. Finally, call 911 to get help
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Product Step 2. With the information from step 1, write instructions for your poster.


Example: First, evacuate immediately.

Punctuation and Spelling

7.Now that you have read the infromation above, use the checklist below to edit your instructions in Activity 6.


           ✔ Are instructions organize in a logical sequence?

           ✔ Are instructions clear?

           ✔ Are instructions written to express an order/strong suggestion?

           ✔ Do they match the graphics?

           ✔ Is punctuation used properly?

           ✔ Are proper nouns and other words in capital letters?

Product Step 3

>Write the final version of your poster taking into account the feedback you recived.