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The Occupy Movement

Historic Events

Int – Adv

A demonstration that began in the New York financial district grew into a global movement in 2011. Protestors claimed to be fighting for the rights of "99%" of the population.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1–2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • discussion questions
  • audio
Vocabulary
  • demonstrate
  • demand
  • remain
  • media coverage
  • portray
  • wild
  • pepper spray
  • take notice
  • spawn
  • movement
  • periodically
  • grievance
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • Comprehension

  • Discussion