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Margaret Thatcher

Famous People

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students learn about British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. They find out why she is called "The Iron Lady," and think about nicknames for other historic figures.

This lesson mentions war. Teacher discretion is advised.

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Vocabulary
  • strong-willed
  • barrister
  • bankrupt
  • unemployment
  • strike
  • riot
  • occupy
  • resign
  • dementia
  • portray
Grammar
  • parts of speech
PDF Content
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • reading
  • comprehension questions
  • group discussion
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)