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Do Lobsters Cry?

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about a new bill being discussed in the United Kingdom regarding animal welfare. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • pledge
  • enshrine
  • safeguard
  • lax
  • unprecedented
  • domesticated
  • species
  • amphibians
  • crustaceans
  • abomination
  • baroness
  • committee
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)