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80 thomas edison

Thomas Edison

Famous People

Int

About this printable lesson

In his lifetime, Edison took out over 1,000 patents. How did he do it all? He slept only four hours a night. In this lesson, students read a short biography of the inventor of the light bulb. They review new vocabulary and discuss other important inventions.

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  • Est. time to teach:1.5–2 hours
  • Pages:4
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In This Lesson

Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • invent
  • former
  • hire
  • partner
  • improve
  • wealthy
  • contribute
  • patent
  • a grew deal of
  • preserve
About this digital lesson

In his lifetime, Edison took out over 1,000 patents. How did he do it all? He slept only four hours a night. In this lesson, students read a short biography of the inventor of the light bulb. They review new vocabulary and discuss other important inventions.

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  • Read & Listen

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