Scandinavia

Scandinavia

A lesson that can be used for a variety of different subjects, that aims to increase cultural awareness amongst students as well as helping their literacy. Can be tailored for any year group. Includes: a presentation to give to students on Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Whilst the teacher is presenting, students should complete a mini-fact file based on what’s being said. The information given is based on cuisine, public holidays and education. an article from The Guardian that has been cropped and edited so students read information on traveling through Scandinavia which raises their cultural awareness, and use it to create a leaflet. This boost students’ understanding of how pieces of prose are constructed.
SophieNimmo
Idioms Quiz for European Day of Languages

Idioms Quiz for European Day of Languages

This is a fun quiz about idioms from various languages. It contains quiz questions with sound effects, fun pictures and the solution at the end. Great to start a discussion around foreign languages!
Lorilai
Creative Thinkers

Creative Thinkers

A great resource and effective way to start the day or start lessons. I have used these Creative Questions, as a means of developing Speaking and Listening exercises in class. Very useful recource for high order thinking skills, at Upper Primary levels.
gm8ty30
Outdoor Learning - Sound Postcards

Outdoor Learning - Sound Postcards

This resource allows you to create a very simple Sound Postcard. Maximise your time in the Outdoors by listening to the sounds you hear all around you. This is designed to used in both KS1 and KS2. A very simple resource. You can find more information on my website www.garethmate.com
gm8ty30
World Cup: Task Sheets

World Cup: Task Sheets

World Cup: Task Sheets Task/fact sheets on the World Cup, including 20 anagrams to solve; word search and true or false quiz.
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: The Cube

World Cup: Russia 2018: The Cube

World Cup: Russia 2018: The Cube Interactive PowerPoint activity/game, based on the 2018 World Cup. 48 slides with problems to solve. https://vimeo.com/267271700
CollEd
World Cup: Introduction and Quiz

World Cup: Introduction and Quiz

World Cup: Introduction and Quiz Interactive PowerPoint introduction and quiz on the history of the World Cup. 48 slides; 21questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/274242857
CollEd
World Cup: History Quiz

World Cup: History Quiz

World Cup: History Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the history of the World Cup. 51 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/274236457
CollEd
Quiz on Germany

Quiz on Germany

This worksheet can be used to find out how much your students know about the country Germany. There are 11 mixed questions that students must answer including true or false, circle the correct answer, and answer the question. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
Quiz on Spain

Quiz on Spain

This worksheet includes 11 questions all about Spain. It can be used as an extra resource in your lessons or as a homework assignment. This worksheet was created by Primary Leap
PrimaryLeap
World Cup: World Cup Anagrams

World Cup: World Cup Anagrams

World Cup: World Cup Anagrams Interactive PowerPoint activity. 32 anagrams based on the 32 countries competing in the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
CollEd
Video: Poulty farming - the rearing farm

Video: Poulty farming - the rearing farm

In this video you will see chickens being reared to lay eggs. This is the beginning of the production of chicken for restaurants, shops and supermarkets. Chicken production begins at a rearing farm. The rearing farm produces a healthy flock of birds to lay eggs which will be sent to a hatchery. A range of breeds are reared on the farm. One day old chicks are brought to the farm and are fed a special diet, along with water. The birds are weighed regularly to keep an eye on their health. The birds are also given medicine to protect them from diseases.The health and welfare of the chickens is very important to the farmer. To keep the chickens healthy the workers wear protective clothing, change and clean their boots and clean their hands. The birds and the equipment are checked at least three times a day to make sure the chickens are being kept in good conditions. Suitable for children aged 8-11 years of age.
foodafactoflife
Holidays/transport sorting boards.

Holidays/transport sorting boards.

Simple sorting boards offering opportunity for fine motor development coupled with phonics and oral language development for words on the topic of holidays/transport sorted according to category. Boards and words can be either laminated for use in station work or used as a cut and paste sorting exercise.
butterbeans65
Reading comprehensions Collection

Reading comprehensions Collection

This is a collection of some of my favourite reading comprehension activities, available as a bundle at a heavily discounted price. This will provide enough comprehensions and activities to last for a whole year of guided reading activities, ideally for children in Years 5 and 6.
Richardtownend1978
World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Trivia Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 32 countries ompeting in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 69 questions on geography and language/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/268400648
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt

World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt

World Cup: Russia 2018: World Cup Hunt Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Two sets of questions are included, but any set of questions would work with this. https://vimeo.com/268401180
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal

World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal

World Cup: Russia 2018: Deal or No Deal Interactive PowerPoint game on the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 20 boxes/questions/multiple choice answers. Based on the TV game show – Deal or No Deal. https://vimeo.com/268092895
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: Flags Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Flags Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Flags Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the flags of the 32 countries competing in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 32 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/268086217
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: Odd One Out Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Odd One Out Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Odd One Out Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 32 the countries competing in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 36 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/268079622
CollEd
World Cup: Russia 2018: Countries Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Countries Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Countries Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz to identify the 32 countries taking part the 2018 World Cup. 32 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/267280951
CollEd
Lions informative writing non chronological report and word search

Lions informative writing non chronological report and word search

This animated Power Point resource showcases the lion and informs students about a multitude of interesting facts surrounding this magnificent creature. The pupils learn about the symbolic significance of the lion as well as scientific details. They will discover lions in ancient art works, on national flags and displayed on coats of arms. They will learn the differences between male and female lions and some amazing statistics about these magnificent animals. Included in this resource are comprehension questions, a word search and further information about hybrids such as ligers and tigons. Students have the opportunity to think creatively and produce their own hybrids and draw scientific diagrams of their favourites. There is plenty here to promote further discussion and wider research. This resource would be useful when producing informative writing and non chronological reports. Alongside the Power Point is a word document which could be used independently as a homework task perhaps. All answers are included on the word document. Suitable for ages 10+
jlimb
Cognitive Verbs - Bloom's Taxonomy

Cognitive Verbs - Bloom's Taxonomy

I use this resource once I have written up my Learning Intention and Success Criteria. With the students I will identify which skill (cognitive verb) we are using today in the lesson and put up the relevant, laminated card so they understand what I want their outcome to be. There are definitions for the following words: Define Describe Identify List Name Locate Explain Use Research Understand State Classify Demonstrate Construct Analyse Create Evaluate Compare and Contrast Investigate Summarise
tjflynn17
World Cup: Russia 2018: Capital Cities Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Capital Cities Quiz

World Cup: Russia 2018: Capital Cities Quiz Interactive PowerPoint quiz on the 32 capital cities of the countries competing in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. 32 questions/multiple choice answers. https://vimeo.com/265899255
CollEd
Cities & Countryside - Conversation Flashcards

Cities & Countryside - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

History & Geography - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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Environment & Weather - Conversation Flashcards

Environment & Weather - Conversation Flashcards

Thematic discussion questions designed to encourage fluency & confidence in English Ideal to use as an engaging warmer or as a dynamic speaking activity to finish a class. Aimed at adults and teenagers. 1. Print & cut 1 set (double-sided) of flashcards for each pair of students. **2.**Students draw a question card and ask their partner. Encourage students to: • Extend their answers • Elicit more information • Agree / disagree with their partners • Justify their arguments 3. Change pairs 4. Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them.
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 3

18 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Music 2) Nations 3) Neighbours 4) Nature 5) Numbers 6) Personality 7) Politics 8) Religion 9) Routines 10) Science 11) Shopping 12) Sport 13) Technology 14) Television 15) Transport 16) Travel 17) Weather 18) Work Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

ESL Conversation Activity Bundle 2

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Fashion 2) Feelings 3) Food 4) Future 5) Geography 6) Health 7) History 8) Hobbies 9) Homes 10) Humour 11) Internet 12) Inventions 13) Languages 14) Love 15) Media 16) Money Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

ESL Conversation Activitiy Bundle 1

16 x ESL Conversation Activity Worksheets No prep pair-work speaking activities. Topics: 1) Advertising 2) Animals 3) Art 4) Buildings 5) Business 6) Celebrations 7) Childhood 8) Cities 9) Colour 10) Countryside 11) Crime 12) Education 13) Entertainment 14) Environment 15) Fame 16) Family Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Nations - ESL Conversation Activity

Nations - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: NATIONS Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Nature - ESL Conversation Activity

Nature - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: NATURE Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Geography - ESL Conversation Activity

Geography - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: GEOGRAPHY Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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Environment - ESL Conversation Activity

Environment - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: ENVIRONMENT Part 1: Photo description & comparison Encourages use of linking terms, connectors and cohesive devices Vocabulary acquisition Part 2: Discussion questions Debates Agree / disagree Advantages / disadvantages Encourages fluency and confidence using English Can be used for a 1-1 speaking class or pair-work activity in a large class Instructions for PART 1: 1) Working with a partner with the same photo (student As with As, Bs with Bs), students attempt to identify the vocabulary in their photo. (alternatively, for low-level students, the teacher can provide students with a vocabulary list and the students label the photo). 2) Change pairs to AB. 3) Student A describes photo while student B listens attentively. 4) Student B describes photo while student A listens attentively. 5) Still without looking at each other’s photos, students attempt to identify 3 differences between their photos. Students may now look at each other’s photos and describe 2-3 differences each. Encourage use of CONNECTORS: Firstly, Secondly, Finally However, On the other hand , Whereas Furthermore, In addition, Moreover Instructions for PART 2 1) Students ask each other the discussion questions. Encourage students to: Extend their answers Elicit more information Agree / disagree with their partners Justify their arguments 2) Students try and report to their new partner everything they can remember which their old partner has just told them. Encourage students to use the questions to guide their memory. GAMIFICATION ALTERNATIVES PROVIDED WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS
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