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New York City

Famous Places

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students learn about New York City, also known as “The Big Apple.” They answer comprehension questions, practice vocabulary words, and discuss the pros and cons of living in a city.

This lesson describes the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
US
New York
history
geography
culture
landmarks

Vocabulary

population
area
nickname
originate
hub
musical
stock market
colonist
abroad
port
annual
loyal
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane