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80 gord downie

Gord Downie

Famous People

Beg – Low Int

In this lesson, students read a brief biography about Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip. They learn and practice new vocabulary and review different word forms related to the word “tragedy.”

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing
  • listening with gap-fill
Vocabulary
  • goalie
  • discover
  • social
  • album
  • activist
  • First Peoples
  • tragic
  • tour
Grammar
  • –ly adverbs
Tasks

Title

Due

  • Warm-Up
  • Vocabulary Preview A
  • Vocabulary Preview B
  • Read & Listen
  • Timeline
  • Comprehension
  • Grammar Review
  • Discussion