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Woman Tracks Down First-Grade English Tutor

That's News to Me


Teens & Adults

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about a woman who tracks down her first-grade teacher 40 years later to thank her. This lesson includes a video and an article as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

  • adrift
  • pro bono
  • fixate
  • asylum
  • underscore
  • slip behind
  • indelible
  • floored
  • standout
  • praise
  • impact
  • pivot
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Video(Reference)
  • Video Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)