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James Madison

American Presidents
  • Int – Adv
  • 1–2 hours
  • 5

In this lesson, students read a biography about the fourth president of the United States. They learn about the War of 1812 and discuss the separation of powers in the US government.

Lesson Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension question
  • discussion question
Vocabulary
  • prosperous
  • prominent
  • patriot
  • branch
  • legislative
  • amendment
  • vivacious
  • reserved
  • seize
  • negotiate
  • ragtag
  • spirit