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Woman Tracks Down First-Grade English Tutor

That's News to Me

Int – High Int

Teens & Adults

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

  • attorney
  • refugee
  • track down
  • fall through the cracks
  • determine
  • leave a mark
  • absorb
  • highlight
  • phenomenal
  • embrace
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Video(Reference)
  • Video Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)