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Unit 11: Rags to Riches
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Unit 11: Rags to Riches Slide2

Oprah Winfrey went from rags to riches.



rose from poverty, abuse, and prejudice to become one of the most influential people on the planet. Her

annual salary is $300 million per year.Slide3

Ursula Burns went from Rags to Riches

She is the first African-American woman CEO to head a Fortune 500 company. She grew in the poor areas of NYC and is now the head CEO of the Xerox company. Slide4

“Money can’t buy happiness”

Do you agree or disagree? Share with a partner. Slide5

Mastercard Ad









have a


thing? Slide6

Figure It Out (pg. 107-109 exercises 4)

How did the Buck family get rich?

What did they use to do before they got rich?

Why didn’t Mary Buck use to go to the movies?

Imagine you win the lottery. How will your life be different? What will you do? Name five things?

There is a saying, “Love of money is the root of all evil.” Do you agree? Why or why not? Slide7

Exercise 5

In groups, complete exercise 5 and write the definitions on the board. Slide8

Complete this sentence on your own…


I won the lottery, I would____. Slide9

How to talk about past habits that have changed

For example:

“I used to eat 3 meals a day.” - habits

“I used to be very shy.” – emotions/personality

“I used to run 3 miles a day.” – routines

“She used to eat 3 meals a day.”

“She used to be very shy




person Slide10

In groups

Compare habitual actions in the


and habitual actions in the



used to vs. use to (pg. 110)

Complete ex. 1 and 2Slide11

Rags to Riches Presentation

Students will get one of 5 stories from the article. You will summarize it for us:

The main idea

One or two examples of changes with ‘used to’



You can start doing your research inside class today, but you can do more research outside of class. You will prepare a short presentation



minutes) at the end of tomorrow’s class. Slide12

Practice with ‘Used To’

In an index card, students will write, “When I was a child, I used to…” I will put it in a pile. Everyone will draw one and we will try to guess who it applies to.

Discuss- Students can ask each other questions. Similarities? Differences? Life now? Slide13

20 Questions Speaking Game

Teacher will stick an index card to each student’s back. These index cards will have names of celebrities who went from

rags to

riches. The student will ask a maximum of 20 questions to their peers to find out who he or she might be! Slide14

Listening for Unstressed ‘To’

Review information on page. 113 in your textbooks.

Understand what ought/have/etc. means

Teacher will read the script in exercise 5. Cross out/link if there is a lack of stress.

In your workbooks, try practicing exercise 7 with a partner.

You will hear this more than you produce, but I’d like to hear this in your presentations!Slide15


Research and prepare for your Rags to Riches Presentation (at least 5 sentences):

Summarize the main idea

Add one

or two examples of changes with ‘used to’


Exercise 3 on page 110. Slide16

Exit Tickets

Write 2 things you have learned about today’s grammar use on “used to”

Write 1 question you still have after today’s class

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