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The Power of Tacos

That's News to Me

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring a modified article from The Washington Post, students read about an organization called the International Taco Council, which aims to bring people together and discuss social justice issues over Mexican food. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions as well as a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

draped
humble
conduit
inaugural
manifesto
clout
eviction
food stamps
defunct
break down barriers
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