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Euthanasia

Mini-Debates

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read about Dr. Biggs, a UK doctor who wants to legalize euthanasia in the UK. The class debates whether or not terminally ill patients should have the right to choose death.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Vocabulary
  • euthanasia
  • assisted
  • credible
  • expert
  • terminal
  • suicide
  • conscious
  • regulated
  • voluntary
  • consent
  • abuse
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review

  • Sentence Stems for Debating

  • Debate #1

  • Debate #2

  • Discussion or Writing