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Same-Sex Marriage

Historic Events

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

Students read about the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which was signed into law in the US in 1996 and ruled unconstitutional in 2013. The lesson also discusses how same-sex marriage became legal across the US. Students review reciprocal pronouns.

  • union
  • non-recognition
  • federal
  • bar
  • benefit
  • veteran
  • repeal
  • unconstitutional
  • milestone
  • vow
  • reciprocal pronouns
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • grammar review task
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Type in the Blanks)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion(Reference)