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Banning Pit Bulls


Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Having pit bulls as pets was banned in Canada in 2004. In this lesson, students learn about the reasons behind the legislation and debate whether or not all dogs should be kept on leashes.

  • ban
  • illegal
  • import
  • currently
  • strict
  • muzzle
  • leash
  • restrictions
  • fine
  • breed
  • stitches
  • wound
  • delighted
  • vicious
  • overall
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion or Writing(Reference)
  • Sentence Stems for Debating(Reference)
  • Debate #1(Reference)
  • Debate #2(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)