Dealing with Devastation in Fire-Ravaged Hawaii

That's News to Me

Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 9–12

In this lesson featuring content from The Associated Press, students read about the devastating and historical wildfires on the Hawaiian island of Maui. This lesson includes photos, vocabulary, comprehension and discussion questions, and a speaking task.

Focus

current events
authentic materials
wildfires
environment
Hawaii

Vocabulary

tragic
predict
thorough
blame
evacuation
emphasize
telethon
comprehensive
urge
displaced
A spinning paper plane