The Pope's Apology

That's News to Me

High Int – Adv
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring a modified article from The Washington Post, students read about the pope's apology for the abuse of thousands of Indigenous children in residential schools in Canada.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

resist
contrary
reiterate
radar
assimilate
genocide
malnourishment
predecessor
overdue
ripple
class action
greed
A spinning paper plane