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Jigme Singye Wangchuck

Famous People


Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students learn about the former king of Bhutan. They review new vocabulary and discuss Jigme Singye Wangchuck’s idea of “gross national happiness.”

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  • border
  • contact
  • declare
  • public
  • suggest
  • palace
  • gross
  • content
  • log
  • cabin
  • give up
  • abdicate
  • throne
  • constitution
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)