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The Chilean Mine Accident

Historic Events

High Int

About this printable lesson

On August 5, 2010, a copper-gold mine collapsed in Chile. Thirty-three miners were buried inside. Two weeks later, a drill reached the men. Would they really have to wait until Christmas to be rescued?

Lesson Materials

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  • Est. time to teach:1.5–2 hours
  • Pages:6
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In This Lesson

Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • shaft
  • cave in
  • communication
  • survival
  • operation
  • accident
  • diameter
  • rejoice
  • trapped
  • slim
About this digital lesson

On August 5, 2010, a copper-gold mine collapsed in Chile. Thirty-three miners were buried inside. Two weeks later, a drill reached the men. Would they really have to wait until Christmas to be rescued?

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