TED Talks are highly engaging and provide great opportunity for listening comprehension. This TED Talk, by Adora Svitak, challenges students to debate the concept of whether or not students should be heard. After viewing and discussing the TED Talk, Adora Svitak: What Kids Can Learn From Adults, students answer 10 comprehension questions.
This is part of a larger product which includes Depth and Complexity tasks as designed by Dr. Sandra Kaplan. If interested, follow this link.
TED Talk: Adora Svitak, What Adults Can Learn from Kids
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➽ Intended Audience
Grade 4 (Gifted)
10 Comprehension Questions
Student Answer Document
➽Questions are written similar to standardized testing format.
Which is the best definition of audacity as used in this sentence?
In many ways, our audacity to imagine helps push the boundaries
a. fear of the unknown
b. ability to work
d. willingness to take bold risks
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