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The Christmas Island Crabs

In this digital-only lesson featuring content from The Washington Post, students read about the annual migration of red crabs on Australia's Christmas Island. This lesson includes an article as well as comprehension and discussion questions.

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Vocabulary
  • spawn
  • conservation
  • burrow
  • in full swing
  • crustacean
  • flock
  • arduous
  • dehydration
  • fortnight
  • larvae
  • obstacle
  • menacingly
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)