Trashion Show

Real-World Reading

Beg – Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring content adapted from The Associated Press, students read a true story about a unique Nigerian fashion show organized by teen climate activists. This lesson includes a photo task as well as vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and a read-aloud task.

The full lesson is available on digital. Click on the Immersive Reader icon to hear the audio. Note that the Immersive Reader doesn't pronounce "trashion" properly (it should rhyme with "fashion").

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Focus

topic-based
current events
reading
Africa
environment
teens
activism
fashion

Vocabulary

activist
recycle
outfit
trash
law
pollution
beach
plastic
model
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane