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82 earthquakes

Earthquakes

Famous Things

Int – High Int

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.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–2 hours
  • 7 pages
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
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • True or False

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review

  • Punctuation Review

  • Punctuation Practice

  • Discussion

  • Group Activity