lunes, 2 de mayo de 2011

Deadly tornados

From The New York Times Learning Network comes this reading activity.

Go over the questions below and try to answer them by reading this article from The New York Times.

WHERE did tornadoes rip through the United States this week?
WHERE were states of emergency declared?
WHAT state seems to have been hit hardest?
WHAT images or quotes from this article do you think are especially vivid in describing the destruction?
HOW many different tornadoes were there?
HOW many people have been killed and injured in these storms?
HOW has ordinary life been upended across the region as a result of the storms?
WHO is scheduled to visit Alabama on Friday?
WHY, according to the governor of Alabama, was there “little that people could have done to protect themselves”?
WHEN have you ever experienced extreme weather?