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80 viola desmond

Viola Desmond

Famous People

Int – High Int

About this printable lesson

In this lesson, students read a short biography about a civil rights pioneer from Canada. They learn new vocabulary and practice phrasal verbs with “break.” An optional writing and speaking assessment task is provided.

Lesson Materials

PDFs
  • Est. time to teach:1.5–2 hours
  • Pages:9
Audio

In This Lesson

Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • writing
  • comprehension questions
  • grammar
  • research
  • assessment
Vocabulary
  • civil rights
  • pioneer
  • interracial
  • segregate
  • implicit
  • balcony
  • trial
  • injustice
  • pardon
  • banknote
Grammar
  • phrasal verbs