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Terry Fox

Famous People

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read about Terry Fox, the Canadian hero who started The Marathon of Hope. Students learn new vocabulary and review antonyms and comparative adjectives. They also practice the pronunciation of /th/ words.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
biography
comparative adjectives
/th/ pronunciation
Marathon of Hope

Vocabulary

athlete
cancer
artificial
research
marathon
hope
spread
lungs
breathe
raise money
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane