The Christmas Island Crabs

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 the annual migration of red crabs on Australia's Christmas Island. This lesson includes an article as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

spawn
conservation
burrow
in full swing
crustacean
flock
arduous
dehydration
fortnight
larvae
obstacle
menacingly
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