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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Famous People

Low Int – Int

Teens & Adults

Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read a short biography about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a famous American judge. Students learn new vocabulary and practice their writing and listening skills.

This lesson mentions same-sex marriage. Teacher discretion is advised.

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  • judge
  • law
  • title
  • prestigious
  • education
  • unconventional
  • equality
  • reputation
  • passion
  • notorious
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension question
  • writing practice
  • listening practice
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Comprehension A(True or False)
  • Comprehension B(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)