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The Heroic Rats of Cambodia

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about Magawa, Cambodia's most successful land-mine-sniffing rat. This lesson includes an article as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • mine
  • retire
  • detect
  • courage
  • graduate
  • activate
  • metal detector
  • weaponry
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Reading Comprehension(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)