Unsupported Browser

ESL Library may not function properly in Internet Explorer. We recommend using Google Chrome or Firefox instead.

Unsupported Browser

ESL Library may not function properly in older browsers. We recommend updating yours to the latest version for the best experience.

Residential Schools

Historic Events

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read about a dark period of Canadian history. Students learn about and discuss the residential school system and review how to apologize in English.

  • objective
  • assimilate
  • denomination
  • amendment
  • compulsory
  • mortality rate
  • unmarked grave
  • heritage
  • neglect
  • sue
  • class-action
  • apology
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • speaking practice
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Terminology(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review (Multiple-Choice)
  • How to Apologize(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)