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Legalizing Marijuana


High Int – Adv

Teens & Adults

Students read about the legalization of marijuana. The lesson includes vocabulary review exercises, comprehension questions, discussion questions, and debate questions. It also includes useful expressions for debates.

  • turn a blind eye
  • ban
  • possession
  • regulation
  • registry
  • trafficking
  • gateway drug
  • recreational
  • prohibition
  • decriminalize
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)