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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

In this lesson, students read about Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first president of an African nation. They practice some new vocabulary and discuss the importance of having women as world leaders.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Vocabulary
  • slave
  • settle
  • descendant
  • rural
  • rebellion
  • criticize
  • sentenced
  • flee
  • treason
  • defeat
  • promote
  • prosperity
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • True or False
  • Comprehension
  • Useful Expressions
  • Discussion