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80 john a macdonald

Sir John A. Macdonald

Students read a brief bio about Canada's first prime minister. They learn some Canadian history and practice summarizing in a group activity.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2 hours
  • 6 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • comprehension
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • capitalization
  • paraphrasing
  • fact or fiction quiz
Vocabulary
  • prime minister
  • settle
  • hardship
  • lawyer
  • represent
  • formerly
  • colony
  • union
  • transcontinental
  • knight
Grammar
  • directional words
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Comprehension
  • Timeline
  • Vocabulary Review
  • Guessing Game
  • Group Activity