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Banning Land Mines

Mini-Debates

Int – High Int

This lesson introduces the topic of land mines and discusses the 1997 treaty signed by 133 countries, excluding the US, China, and Russia. Are landmines a reasonable form of self-defense?

Vocabulary
  • maim
  • indiscriminately
  • victim
  • artificial
  • limb
  • rehabilitation
  • ban
  • significant
  • provide
  • elimination
  • civilian
  • funds
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • debate questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussion or Writing(Reference)
  • Sentence Stems for Debating(Reference)
  • Debate #1(Reference)
  • Debate #2(Reference)