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Fake News

Discussion Starters


Teens & Adults

Grades 9–12

Students read about the fake news epidemic, which has been in the spotlight since the 2016 US election. This lesson includes vocabulary review tasks and a review of English question types.

  • stumble upon
  • catchy
  • trend (verb)
  • deceptive
  • spotlight
  • circulate
  • democracy
  • propaganda
  • millennial
  • gullible
  • question types
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • listening with gap-fill
Task Content
  • Warm-Up Video(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Critical Thinking (Group Activity)(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)