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Famous Places


Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In 1989, the town of Deadwood began to rebuild itself to look the way it did in its "Wild West" days. This was one of the largest projects of its kind in the United States.

This lesson mentions murder and gambling.

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  • frontier
  • miner
  • canyon
  • rowdy
  • ignored
  • Marshal
  • cemetery
  • died out
  • prosperous
  • legalized
  • goal
  • preserve
  • restoration
  • stakes
  • venue
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)