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United Airlines treated a passenger badly. Security guards pulled a 69-year-old doctor from his seat. They dragged him along the floor. He was covered in blood. He lost two teeth and broke his nose. The doctor paid for his seat. United said a crew member needed it. The doctor said he had to work the next day. United didn't listen to him. The doctor will sue United Airlines. He was born in Vietnam. He said the United flight was "more horrifying" than being in the Vietnam War. His daughter was totally shocked. A video of the doctor being dragged went viral. Many people signed a petition for the United Airlines boss to quit. He said no. He did not apologize at first.

Mr Jimenez

[READING] Man dragged off plane will sue United Airlines

Grades: 9th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
Subjects: Reading, Social Studies, Multilingual Learners

Student Instructions

You can use: video mic drawing note Read the following article and answer these questions: An airline company treated one of its passengers nicely. (Yes/No) The passenger asked to move to another plane. (Yes/No) A video of the incident spread in social media. (Yes/No) The passenger is from Asian origin. (Yes/No) The airline boss told the passenger he was sorry. (Yes/No) Now write down at least 3 questions whose answers can be found in the text itself, and 3 more whose answers can not be found in the text. For example: Questions to be answered with the text: How old is the passenger from the story? Why did not he want to be removed from the plane? How does his family feel about the incident? Questions to be answered according to the students’ opinions: Do you think it was the right way for an airline company to act? How should they have acted instead? What would you do if this happened to you?