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COVID-19 – Simple Past

In this lesson, students read three true, positive stories about the COVID-19 pandemic that use the simple past in context. They also answer comprehension questions. More tasks are available in the digital version, including vocabulary practice, grammar review exercises, and discussion questions.

  • lockdown
  • emergency
  • concert
  • houseplant
  • donate
  • raise money
  • goal
  • lap
  • knight
  • celebrity
  • government
  • essential
  • pillow
  • disease
  • pandemic
  • simple past
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Grammar Preview A(Matching)
  • Story A(Reference)
  • Comprehension A(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice A(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Grammar Preview B(Matching)
  • Story B(Reference)
  • Comprehension B(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Vocabulary Preview C(Matching)
  • Grammar Preview C(Matching)
  • Story C(Reference)
  • Comprehension C(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice C(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)