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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.

Printable Lesson

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
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Extra Information
  • Comprehension A
  • Comprehension B
  • Vocabulary Review A
  • Vocabulary Review B
  • Reference
  • Reference Comprehension