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80 thomas edison

Thomas Edison

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.

PDFs
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • invent
  • former
  • hire
  • partner
  • improve
  • wealthy
  • contribute
  • patent
  • a grew deal of
  • preserve
Tasks

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  • Read & Listen

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  • True or False

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  • Discussion

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