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Predator Free 2050

That's News to Me

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about a non-native predator in New Zealand and an effort to eradicate all non-native pests by 2050. This lesson includes an article as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

  • stoat
  • pasture
  • jack-of-all-trades
  • bait
  • pest
  • remote
  • muzzle
  • revive
  • autopsy
  • ingest
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)