A Medical Mystery

That's News to Me

Adv
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about a family that got sick from carbon monoxide poisoning. This lesson includes vocabulary, comprehension questions, and a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

flummoxed
fruitless
exhaustion
boarding school
snag
hunker down
conniption
mortified
evacuate
culprit
spewing
baffled
A spinning paper plane