Smithsonian TweenTribune

This article is an excellent platform for teaching the present perfect tense.  After warming up the topic of competition, have students scan for past participles.  Address phonology.  Comprehension check the content.

Have students work individually to create a timeline of the events described in the article including future plans.

Have students compare in pairs or small groups and create one final version on the board.

Finish up with a debate on the value of sharing victory.


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