Discover Week 17 Topics: How Two Teachers Taught Engineering in a New Way plus Are you Nervous About the COVID-19 Vaccine?

The objective for our Week 17 lessons is to teach critical reading and thinking skills using current news about “How 2 teachers helped research a new way to teach engineering to young students” (Level 1 lesson) and “‘Nervous about getting vaccinated for COVID-19?” (Level 2 lesson).

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

  • Vocabulary Affixes: Find three words in the article that contain affixes.
  • Author’s Purpose: Discuss the author’s intent for writing about teaching engineering in a new way
  • “Drawing Conclusions Making Inferences”: Discuss ideas about how the teachers taught students engineering
  • More exercises are available in the Extensions Activities

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

  • Vocabulary Idioms:  Define terms in the article and the idioms listed
  • Fact and Opinion: List and describe facts and opinions from the article
  • “Drawing Conclusions Making Inferences”: Discuss the other intervention strategies besides being vaccinated
  • More exercises are available in the Extensions Activities

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