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Featured Lesson

The Opioid Crisis

In this Discussion Starters lesson, your students will read about and discuss the public health crisis of opioid misuse. This lesson includes a review and discussion about stigmas and word choice.

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The Scaredy-Cat: A Halloween Story

Your students will love watching this animated story about a witch and her lost cat! This video lesson includes digital vocabulary, comprehension, and grammar tasks. Try it before National Black Cat Day (Oct 27) or Halloween (Oct 31).

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Simple Future Stories

Your students will see the simple future with “be going to” in context in these three entertaining Grammar Stories. Then they will practice using this common verb tense in various follow-up activities.

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Fall Foliage

Why do the leaves change color at this time of year? In this new Discovery lesson, students learn the science behind fall foliage.

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Daylight Saving Time

For many of us, Daylight Saving Time is ending soon. Or is it? Some regions are debating whether or not to continue changing the clocks back and forth. In our featured Discussion Starters lesson, your students will read about the pros and cons of Daylight Saving Time. Assign some Digital tasks for homework and have a discussion in class!

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Election Day (US)

On November 3, there will be a US presidential election. Are your students interested in the voting process in the US? In this new Holidays & Events lesson, students learn about the Electoral College. They also watch a video that compares the two main political parties.