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Corporate Responsibility

Business Matters
  • Adv
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 10

Students read about a number of environmental disasters, including the Exxon Valdez oil spill near Alaska and the chemical disaster in Bhopal, India. Students practice paraphrasing what they read. They also work in pairs to complete a jigsaw activity.

Lesson Tasks
  • discussion questions
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • writing comprehension
  • charts and graphs
  • jigsaw
  • group work
Vocabulary
  • sound
  • narrows
  • recommendation
  • mortality
  • contaminated
  • dissipate
  • severely
  • extensive
  • displaced
  • harsh
  • punitive
  • up to par
  • investigation
  • consequences