80 john a macdonald

Sir John A. Macdonald

Famous People
  • Int
  • 2 hours
  • 6

Students read a brief bio about Canada's first prime minister. They learn some Canadian history and review the proper capitalization of directional words.

Lesson 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