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Black Lives Matter

Famous Things

Int – High Int

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read about the Black Lives Matter movement and the events that gave rise to it. Students learn new vocabulary, answer comprehension questions, and discuss racism.

  • brutality
  • white supremacy
  • advocate
  • discrimination
  • fatally
  • acquit
  • outrage
  • hashtag
  • chapter
  • circulate
  • kneel
  • defunding
  • systemic racism
  • endure
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Write Your Own Questions(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)