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Runner's Disqualification Leads to New Law


Int – Adv

All ages

Grades 4–12

In this digital-only resource, students watch a short video from The Associated Press about a high school runner who was disqualified from an event due to her hijab. Students learn about how this led to a new law in sports.

A list of key background facts is provided as an optional task. You can go over these facts before or after you watch the video.

  • placing
  • discrimination
  • rush
  • exercise (one's beliefs)
  • disqualified
  • waiver
Task Content
  • Key Background Facts(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview(Matching)
  • Listen & Watch (Reference)
  • Listening Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)