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Nellie McClung

Famous People

High Int
Teens & Adults
Grades 6–12

In this lesson, students read about a famous Canadian feminist who fought for women’s rights and helped earn women the right to vote. This lesson includes a review on reflexive and intensive pronouns.

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Focus

topic-based
academic
4-skills
biography
reflexive pronouns
intensive pronouns
feminism
Canada
politics

Vocabulary

grant
suffrage
feminist
reform
premier
oppose
back down
mock
satiric
resign
charm
wit
A spinning paper plane
A spinning paper plane