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The Amazon Rainforest

Famous Places

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students learn about the Amazon rainforest and its importance. They answer comprehension questions, practice vocabulary words, and review comparative and superlative adjectives.

Note: In American English, "rain forest" is sometimes written as two words. In Canadian and British English (and in Brazil), it is written as one word: "rainforest." Choose the usage you prefer (US or CAN) and print the corresponding version of the lesson.

  • biodiverse
  • species
  • perspective
  • uninhabitable
  • filter
  • deforestation
  • lumber
  • lucrative
  • reluctant
  • endangered
  • habitat
  • ecotourism
  • comparative and superlative adjectives
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension question
  • grammar review
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Extra Information(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)