Amazon Destroys Unsold Items

That's News to Me

Adv
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about allegations that an Amazon warehouse in Scotland has been dumping thousands of unsold items into landfills and recycling centers. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

drone
astonishing
allegations
fundamentally
span
prioritize
attributable
appalling
inadequate
ravaged
dumped
equitable
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