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Stop the Clock!

That's News to Me

Adv

Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about an initiative by a Maryland politician to make daylight saving time permanent. This lesson includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, a photo, a video, and a speaking task.

Vocabulary
  • discombobulated
  • pending
  • unlikely bedfellows
  • uptick
  • miscarriage
  • circadian clock
  • dominoes
  • reinstate
  • autonomy
  • dictate
  • cumulative
  • decoupling
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Video(Reference)
  • Video Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)