The Outback Way

That's News to Me

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring a modified article from The Washington Post, students read about the Outback Way, a road that travels 1,700 miles (2,735.8 km) through the Australian Outback. This lesson includes photos, comprehension and discussion questions, and a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading
travel
Australia

Vocabulary

brutal
hazard
feral
sedan
inconsistent
cattle
isolate
bombard
myriad
dignity
A spinning paper plane