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Biles Protects Her Mental Health

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified 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
  • confirm
  • courage
  • pressure
  • sympathetic
  • criticize
  • let down
  • defend
  • injury
Task Content
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Reading(Reference)
  • Comprehension(True or False)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)