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The Worldwide Potato Shortage

In this digital-only lesson featuring modified content from The Washington Post, students read about the worldwide potato shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic and extreme weather. This lesson includes comprehension and discussion questions.

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Vocabulary
  • supply
  • issue
  • shipment
  • warn
  • local
  • remove
  • shortage
  • destroy
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)