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Pearl Harbor

Historic Events

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read about the historic attack on the American naval base of Pearl Harbor during World War II. They learn and practice new vocabulary and speculate on how American and Canadian citizens reacted to the attack.

  • harbor
  • assault
  • civilian
  • tension
  • embargo
  • final straw
  • strategic
  • fleet
  • intervention
  • memorial
  • aviation
  • prohibit
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • research
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Research(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)