Week 12 Teaches Students about Holiday Gatherings Despite COVID plus Bee Stings

The objective for our Week 12 lessons is to teach critical reading and thinking skills using current news about “Many Americans likely to attend large holiday gatherings despite COVID-19, survey finds” (Level 1 lesson) and “Mayo Clinic Q And A: Bee sting allergy — here’s what you need to know” (Level 2 lesson).

Some of the exercises of this week’s Level 1 lesson include:

  • Vocabulary about the holiday gatherings during the pandemic
  • “Author’s Purpose”: Discuss the article and author’s intent
  • “Drawing Conclusions Making Inferences”: Discuss in-person events during the holidays
  • More exercises are available in the Extensions Activities

Some of the exercises of this week’s Level 2 lesson include:

  • Vocabulary and multimeaning words related to bee sting reactions
  • “Structural Features of Informational Materials”: Discuss the evidence in the article
  • “Drawing Conclusions Making Inferences”: Discuss allergies and situations related to bee stings
  • More exercises are available in the Extensions Activities

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