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CURRENT EVENT | MARCH 24, 2022

Endurance Wreckage Discovered Near Antarctica

A search spanning more than a century for the wreckage of the Endurance, a British exploration ship that sank in 1915, is over. A team of scientists used information recorded over 100 years ago and new technology to locate the shipwreck on the floor of the Weddell Sea in Antarctica. Listen to hear details about the wreckage and find out how the Endurance’s crew escaped their sinking ship and survived bitter temperatures in rough seas until they found land.

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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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