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93 columbus day

Columbus Day

In this lesson, students learn about Christopher Columbus and discuss whether or not an annual holiday should be observed in this controversial explorer's name.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–1.5 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • group discussion
  • pronunciation practice
  • research activity
Vocabulary
  • explorer
  • anniversary
  • discovery
  • inhabit
  • stumble upon
  • controversial
  • resistance
  • colonize
  • depict
  • deserve
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Word Stress
  • Listen & Type
  • Discussion