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Famous Things


Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

Neckties are a century-old fashion statement, an evolved version of the Croatian's cravat and the worker's bandana. In this lesson, students learn the history about how soldiers' scarves evolved into neckties.

  • impressed
  • imported
  • military
  • fussy
  • afford
  • tuxedo
  • rainbow
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview (Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Matching)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)