Answer key: Stop Unknown Predators

Lesson Plan:  “How To Stop The Predators Who Aren’t Famous?”

II. While Reading Activities

Word Inference

  1. schadenfreude |ˈSHädənˌfroidə| noun pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune.
  2. crucial |ˈkro͞oSHəl| adjective decisive or critical, especially in the success or failure of something: negotiations were at a crucial stage.
  3. advocacy |ˈadvəkəsē| noun public support for or recommendation of a particular cause or policy: their advocacy of traditional family values.
  4. harassed |həˈrastˈharəst| adjective-feeling or looking strained through having too many demands made on one: it is a godsend for harassed parents.
  5. predator|ˈpredədər| noun-a person or group that ruthlessly exploits others: a website frequented by sexual predators.
  6. pioneering |ˌpīəˈniriNG| adjective-involving new ideas or methods: his pioneering work on consciousness.
  7. unions |ˈyo͞onyən| noun-an organized association of workers formed to protect and further their rights and interests; a labor union: the National Farmers’ Union.
  8. oppression|əˈpreSHən|noun prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control: a region shattered by oppression and killing.
  9. grapple |ˈɡrapəl|verb1 [ no obj. ] (grapple with) struggle with or work hard to deal with or overcome (a difficulty or challenge): other towns are still grappling with the problem.
  10. recalcitrant  |rəˈkalsətrənt| adjective having an obstinately uncooperative attitude toward authority or discipline: a class of recalcitrant fifteen-year-olds.

Source: New Oxford American Dictionary   

Reading Comprehension


A union is not, of course, a magical harassment-fighting solution. Abuse can happen within a union, too. In fact, the Service Employees International Union recently fired an executive vice president over sexual harassment allegations.

 Grammar Focus: Structure and Usage

I – 1-A union alone is not  magical.

II-2-Men and women need to band together.

III-1-Women should organize in their own workplaces.