Why do we need leap years?: Pre-class activities

Pre-class activities

Prepare for your class by completing these activities!

Vocabulary matching


The first time you watch the video, pay special attention to the correct pronunciation of the following words:

Even though we’re gonna be eight, this is only our second official birthday.
This year, I get to celebrate my ninth birthday.
Well, these people are part of a very exclusive group called leaplings or leapers, born on Leap Year.

Comprehension questions

Additional resources

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