Helping Hands

That's News to Me

Low Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson featuring modified content from The Associated Press, students read an article about Manos de Héroes, a company in Uruguay that uses 3D printing to make prosthetic hands and arms. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions as well as vocabulary, photos, and a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
reading
technology
3D printing
prostheses

Vocabulary

prosthetic
design
low income
census
taut
wrist
donation
light up
A spinning paper plane