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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.”

Vocabulary
  • goalie
  • discover
  • social
  • album
  • activist
  • First Peoples
  • tragic
  • tour
Grammar
  • –ly adverbs
Printable Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing
  • listening with gap-fill
Digital Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Grammar Review(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)