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Indigenous People – Simple Present

In this lesson, students read three stories about Indigenous musicians (Buffy Sainte-Marie, Tanya Tagaq, and Christi Belcourt). Each story is told in the simple present tense. Students answer comprehension questions for each. More tasks are available in the digital version, including vocabulary practice, grammar review exercises, and discussion questions.

  • singer
  • instruments
  • harmonica
  • ukulele
  • award
  • throat singer
  • partner
  • solo
  • artist
  • painting
  • floral
  • beadwork
  • missing
  • spirit
  • simple present
PDF Content
  • reading
  • comprehension
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Picture Dictionary(Flashcard Set)
  • Story A(Reference)
  • Questions A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Writing A(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Story B(Reference)
  • Questions B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Writing B(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Story C(Reference)
  • Questions C(Multiple-Choice)
  • Writing C(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Practice C(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Check(Image Match)
  • Discussion or Writing(Open-Ended Questions)