82 earthquakes

Earthquakes

Famous Things
  • Int – High Int
  • 1–2 hours
  • 7

In this lesson, students learn about the science behind earthquakes. This lesson also reviews the use of parentheses. An optional group task on earthquake preparedness is included.

Lesson Audio
Lesson Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • diagram
  • discussion questions
  • group activity
Vocabulary
  • tension
  • grind
  • seismic
  • epicenter
  • rupture
  • aftershock
  • fault
  • tsunami
  • intensity
  • tremor
Grammar
  • parentheses