I am convinced that at least one third of your students watched Baumgartner's freefall live. The information gathered that way will make it easier to understand the text. Above all, the students will enjoy reading about Austrian daredevil, Felix Baumgartner. Step one: fill in the past forms, mainly past simple. Step two: give short answers (as few words as possible) Step three: match the expressions with their definitions and add the meaning (your mother tongue).