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Viola Desmond

Famous People

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read a short biography about a civil rights pioneer from Canada. They also learn new vocabulary and practice phrasal verbs with break.

This lesson uses graphic imagery. Teacher discretion is advised.

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  • civil rights
  • pioneer
  • interracial
  • segregate
  • implicit
  • balcony
  • trial
  • injustice
  • pardon
  • banknote
  • phrasal verbs
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • writing
  • comprehension questions
  • grammar
  • research
  • assessment
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Extra Information(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • True or False(True or False)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Grammar Review A(Reference)
  • Grammar Review B(Reference)
  • Grammar Practice(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)