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Biles Protects Her Mental Health

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about how Simone Biles, an American gymnast, withdrew from competition at the Tokyo Olympics in order to focus on her mental health. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

Vocabulary
  • praise
  • prioritize
  • stigma
  • root
  • inglorious
  • grim
  • narcissistic
  • fatal
  • cauldron
  • shield
  • columnist
  • nail-biting
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)