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80 leonard cohen

Leonard Cohen

In this lesson, students read about a Canadian music legend and famous poet who died in 2016. They learn and practice related vocabulary and discuss musical preferences.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • poetry challenge
Vocabulary
  • decade
  • royalties
  • debut
  • monotone
  • soothing
  • iconic
  • autobiographical
  • influential
  • reclusive
  • discard
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • True or False
  • Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Review A
  • Vocabulary Review B
  • Discussion
  • Poetry Challenge