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Mars Landing

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about the landing of NASA's Perseverance rover on Mars and watch the accompanying video footage. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • plunge
  • atmosphere
  • jettison
  • crater
  • microbial
  • flicker
  • vast
  • compelling
  • fleet
  • spring
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Video(Reference)
  • Video Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)