Dogs of Chernobyl

That's News to Me

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring modified content from The Associated Press, students read about how scientists are studying stray dogs living in Chernobyl, Ukraine. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions, photos, a video, and a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading
dogs
Chernobyl
genetics

Vocabulary

nuclear
death toll
eventually
harsh
genetics
disaster
radiation
application
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