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Amazon Destroys Unsold Items

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about allegations that an Amazon warehouse in Scotland has been dumping thousands of unsold items into landfills and recycling centers. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • drone
  • astonishing
  • allegations
  • fundamentally
  • span
  • prioritize
  • attributable
  • appalling
  • inadequate
  • ravaged
  • dumped
  • equitable
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)