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72 american dream

The American Dream

Students read about “The American Dream” and discuss how they would define it. This lesson includes punctuation practice using apostrophes with words ending in -s.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • listening with gap-fill
  • video task
Vocabulary
  • from rags to riches
  • epic
  • origin
  • foundation
  • in pursuit of
  • claim
  • put food on the table
  • necessity
  • materialistic
  • do whatever it takes
  • corrupt
  • foreign affairs
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review A
  • Vocabulary Review B
  • Grammar Review
  • Grammar Practice
  • Discussion
  • Selfie Video Challenge
  • Critical Thinking
  • Listen & Type