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Love Canal

Famous Places

Int

About this printable lesson

Love Canal was a neighborhood in Niagara Falls, New York, that was the site of an environmental disaster in the late 1970s. Residents suffered chemical burns, miscarriages, leukemia, and other forms of cancer.

Lesson Materials

PDFs
  • 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
  • site
  • disaster
  • canal
  • dump
  • sealed
  • puddle
  • resident
  • convince
  • poisonous
  • pregnant
  • evacuated
  • leaking
  • miscarriages
  • renovated