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A Close Call with a Whale

That's News to Me

Low Int

Teens & Adults

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about Michael Packard, a lobster diver who was almost eaten by a whale. This lesson includes an article as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • surface
  • witness
  • flop
  • tale
  • harm
  • float
  • ambulance
  • tough
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(True or False)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)