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CURRENT EVENT | OCTOBER 6, 2021

Dinosaur Bone Jackpot in Utah

Scientists have found a trove of dinosaur fossils in an enormous rock in Utah. The fossils found belong to the Utahraptors, which were even bigger than the raptors featured in the movie Jurassic Park. Listen to hear how many Utahraptors where found and to learn how scientists believe they died.

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Listening Comprehension Questions

  • What was one of Malala Yousafzai’s first experiences with the dangers of religious extremism?
  • After miraculously surviving her attack, what has Malala focused her work on?
  • What is the message that Malala is trying to send to those in power?
  • What does Malala want to do in the future?
  • What are the goals of Malala’s mission to support girls?

Discussion Themes

  • What is your opinion on Malala’s message about the power of education?
  • Why do you think that ISIS might want to silence people like Malala?

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