Trabalhos de Alunos – 2012

Caros @lunos,

convidamos a todos ao alunos que realizaram seu projeto para o Conselho Britânico a ler e a visualizar os projetos de seus colegas antes de participar de nossa enquete.

BRITISH COUNCIL – CONNECTING CLASSROOMS PROJECT

Apresentamos com satisfação os resultados da participação de nossos alunos no Programa Connecting Classrooms 2012.

Elegemos o projeto Great Personalities e descrevemos na íntegra os textos enviados para a plataforma do Conselho Britânico.

Saiba mais:

My name is Thaís and I am an English teacher at CED Gisno, a secondary public school from Brasília – DF – Brazil.

My 9th students presentations are about:

1. 9th grade “A”: Raul Seixas – a Brazilian rock singer, songwriter and producer.

Full name: Raul Santos Seixas.
Known name: Raul Seixas. (Nickname: Raulzito or “Little Raul”).
Date of birth: 06/28th/45.
Date of death: 08/21st/89.
Place of birth: Salvador – BA.
Origin: Brazil.
Profession: a Brazilian rock producer, songwriter and singer.
The reasons why he was a great / important personality: he is called the “Father of Brazilian rock” and “Maluco Beleza” (the name of one of his songs). He developed a unique musical style that emphasized the maverick and the mystic. Paulo Coelho, the worldwide bestselling author, was his frequent collaborator.
Raul Seixas was placed in 19th position in a List of One Hundred Greatest Artists of Brazilian music sponsored by the Brazilian edition of Rolling Stone magazine. Every year on Seixas’ birthday, legions of fans throw a parade in his honor in downtown São Paulo, a Brazilian big city.

More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raul_Seixas

2. 9th grade “B”: Ayrton Senna – a former Brazilian Formula 1 racing driver.
Full name: Ayrton Senna da Silva.
Known name: Ayrton Senna.
Date of birth: 03/21st/60.
Date of death: 05/1st/94.
Place of birth: São Paulo – SP.
Origin: Brazil.
Profession: a former Brazilian Formula 1 racing driver.
The reasons why he was a great / important personality: he was well-knowm by his racing skills and became a Formula 1 world champion three times. Unfortunately he died during the 1994 championship after a car accident at age 34.
His NGO, “Instituto Ayrton Senna”, was founded in November 1994 to create opportunities and helps educate Brazilian children and young people. It received the “Cathedra in Education and Human Development” title from Unesco, the first time
an NGO has received this recognition.
A documentary on his life, “Senna”, directed by Asif Kapadia, was released in 2010.

More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ayrton_Senna

3. 9th grade “C”: Didi – a Brazilian comedian.
Full name: Antônio Renato Aragão.
Known name: Didi.
Date of birth: January 13th,1935.
Date of death:
Place of birth: Sobral – CE.
Origin: Brazil.
Profession: a Brazilian actor, director, producer, comedian, writer, presenter, singer and clown.
The reasons why he was a great / important personality: he is very important due to the happiness and good humor he brings to the Brazilian people with his TV show, “Didi’s Adventures”. Renato graduated in law in 1961, but in fact, Renato had a dream of becoming an actor. In the 90’s he had great success with the film” The bunglers, and today he is present on Brazilian television.

More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Didi_Mocó

4. 9th grade “D”: Cazuza – a Brazilian singer and songwriter.
Full name: Agenor Miranda Araújo Neto.
Known name: Cazuza.
Date of birth: 04/04th/58
Date of death: 07/07th/90
Place of birth: Rio de Janeiro – RJ.
Origin: Brazil.
Profession: a Brazilian singer and songwriter.
The reasons why he was a great / important personality: he was a bissexual singer who had lived a bohemian life until he was found HIV seropositive. He was the first Brazilian artist to announce he had contracted AIDS on February 1990.
After his death, his mother opened the doors of his foundation, called “Sociedade Viva Cazuza”, in order to help children with AIDS.
In 2004 a film about his life, “Cazuza – O Tempo Não Pára”, directed by Sandra Werneck was released.

More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cazuza

5. 9th grade “E”: Renato Russo – a Brazilian singer and songwriter.
Full name: Renato Manfredini Júnior.
Known name: Renato Russo.
Date of birth: 03/27th/12.
Date of death: 10/11th/12.
Place of birth: Rio de Janeiro – RJ.
Origin: Brazil.
Profession: a Brazilian singer and songwriter.
The reasons why he was a great / important personality: he was the formal founder and the leader of Legião Urbana, a Brazilian rock band which has sold 20 million albums. Leading Legião Urbana, he was recognized as the most important songwriter of Brazilian rock and secured a cult status within his fanbase.
He died at age 36 due to complications caused by AIDS, but he had never revealed he was HIV-positive publicly.

More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renato_Russo

6. 9th grades “F” and “G”: Juscelino Kubitschek – a former president of Brazil.
Full name: Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira.
Known name: JK.
Date of birth: 09/12th/02.
Date of death: 08/22nd/76.
Place of birth: Diamantina – MG.
Origin: a Brazilian gypsy Czech mother.
Profession: a Doctor from Military Police and a former Brazilian president.
The reasons why he was a great / important personality: he was the 21st President of Brazil, from 1956 to 1961, and the first one elected by Brazilian people’s vote. His term was marked by economic prosperity and political stability, being most known by the construction of a new capital, Brasilia.
He was a leader who favored long-term planning and who set high goals for Brazil’s future. Kubitschek is viewed inside the country as the father of modern Brazil.
The construction of Brasilia has stimulated the diversification and expansion of the Brazilian economy, based on the industrial expansion and the integration of the national territory. Brasilia is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, and it is considered a masterpiece of modern urbanism and Modern archictecture.

More info:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juscelino_Kubitschek

Best regards from Brasília-DF,
Thaís

The students’ presentations are also available at:

1) 9th grade A – Raul Seixas:
http://www.4shared.com/office/X0uSj199/9th_grade_A_Raul_Seixas_Presen.html
http://www.4shared.com/video/CJPJuNCG/9th_grade_A_Raul_Seixas_Video_.html
http://www.4shared.com/rar/GTsLki9T/9th_grade_A_Raul_Seixas_Video_.html

2) 9th grade B – Ayrton Senna:
http://www.4shared.com/file/JE5Y_z6k/9th_grade_B_Ayrton_Senna_Prese.html

3) 9th grade C – Didi:
http://www.4shared.com/office/V_nDni0T/9th_grade_C_Didi_Presentation_.html
http://www.4shared.com/file/UaILghcC/9th_grade_C_Didi_Presentation_.html

4) 9th grade D – Cazuza:
http://www.4shared.com/office/EjHqgfb8/9th_grade_D_Cazuza_Presentatio.html

5) 9th grade E – Renato Russo:
http://www.4shared.com/video/SsAqC1bc/9th_grade_E_Renato_Russo_Video.html
http://www.4shared.com/video/lGrvKVoK/9th_grade_E_Renato_Russo_Video.html

6) 9th grade F – JK:
http://www.4shared.com/office/eNBKyZRH/9th_grade_F_JK_presentation_-_.html
http://www.4shared.com/video/Dv2UHZ4I/9th_grade_F_JK_video_-_CED_Gis.html
http://www.4shared.com/video/2SZ8R5rg/9th_grade_F_JK_video_-_CED_Gis.html

7) 9th grade G – JK:
http://www.4shared.com/office/_telkHf-/9th_grade_G_JK_Presentation_-_.html
http://www.4shared.com/video/vVHQXO32/9th_grade_G_JK_Video_-_CED_Gis.html
http://www.4shared.com/video/EfLAEgGs/9th_grade_G_JK_Video_-_CED_Gis.html

Best regards from Brasília-DF,
Thaís