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72 private prisons

Private Prisons

Students read about the controversial use of private prisons in the US. The lesson includes vocabulary review exercises, comprehension questions, and discussion questions.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • offender
  • detention
  • immoral
  • opponent
  • sentence
  • decriminalization
  • high turnover
  • inmate
  • revolt
  • incarceration
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Discussion
  • Listen & Type