Rushdie in Recovery

That's News to Me

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Associated Press, students read about the stabbing of Salman Rushdie, author of The Satanic Verses. This lesson features vocabulary, comprehension questions, and discussion questions.

This lesson mentions a violent act.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading

Vocabulary

recovery
damage
plead
attempt
ban
extremist
visible
bestseller
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