Unsupported Browser

ESL Library's search may not function properly in Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox instead.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library's search may not function properly in older browsers. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.

Search ESL Libraryfor lessons, resources, or flashcards

Sorry, we couldn’t find any lessons, resources, or flashcards matching that search term.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library may not function properly in Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox instead.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library may not function properly in older browsers. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.

98 halifax explosion

The Halifax Explosion

Historic Events

Low Int – Int

In this lesson, students read a short passage about a tragic event in Canadian history. Students learn the difference between primary and secondary sources and create a timeline of events. Includes assessment tasks.

PDFs
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 8 pages
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • timeline
  • grammar review
Vocabulary
  • maritime
  • disaster
  • collide
  • explosive (noun)
  • sailor
  • abandon
  • harbor
  • debris
  • collapse
  • tragic