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The Quebec Referendum (1995)

In this lesson, students read about the history of the sovereignty movement in Quebec. They learn about the referendum of 1995 and discuss how some words have negative connotations.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2 hours
  • 4 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • writing
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • referendum
  • sovereign
  • poll station
  • reject
  • put on the back burner
  • confident
  • preserve
  • rally eligible
  • slim margin
  • ethnic momentum
Grammar
  • collocations with "cast"
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • Usage Note

  • Timeline

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review

  • Collocations Match

  • Discussion