Message in a Bottle

That's News to Me

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about a 95-year-old message discovered in a bottle in the Cheboygan River in Michigan. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions as well as photos.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

scuba diving
surface
employee
author
succeed
retired
overjoyed
picture
A spinning paper plane