Compréhension de l’écrit10 pts
Doc. 1On the road, by myself
Doc. 2Do not let Route 66, the iconic American road, fall into oblivion!
1 Doc. 1. Copy out the right answer.
a. The narrator is a teenage girl.
b. The narrator is a married woman.
c. The narrator is a single woman.
2 Doc. 1. Using elements from the text, explain what the narrator plans on doing.
3 Doc. 1. a. Copy out the three adjectives that best describe the narrator’s personality, and justify each choice with a quote.
determined – fearful – hesitant – independent – apprehensive – unconventional
b. Is the following statement true or false? Answer, then justify with two quotes.
Her family and friends are shocked, and disapprove of her project.
4 Doc. 1. Using three elements from the text, explain what the narrator’s personal motivations are.
5 Doc. 1. Quote two experiences from the narrator’s past explaining her desire to carry out this project.
6 Doc. 1. “I was born with wanderlust in my veins” (l. 6).
a. Give an example of her “wanderlust” in the first paragraph (l. 1-8).
b. Why does she say “in my veins”?
7 Doc. 1. Explain in your own words how the narrator’s trip illustrates aspects of the American spirit.
8 Doc. 2. Quote three elements from the text showing that Route 66 is neglected today.
9 Doc. 2. Explain in your own words why cars no longer use Route 66.
10 Doc. 2. What was done to preserve Route 66? Quote three elements from the text.
11 Doc. 2. What does the writer mean when she says: “The highway needs […] awareness and a national voice” (l. 18)?
12 Doc. 2. According to the article, why is it important to preserve Route 66? Explain in your own words.
13 Doc. 3. What image of Route 66 does this mural give? Justify.
14 Doc. 3. What possible functions could this mural have? Give two functions.
15 Doc. 1, 2 et 3. Use the three documents to explain the mythical dimension of the road in America.
Seuls les candidats de la série L LVA traiteront la question 16.
16 Doc. 1, 2 et 3. Use the three documents to show that Americans have a sentimental relationship with the road.