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Education & Childhood - Conversation Flashcards

Education & Childhood - 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 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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Education - ESL Conversation Activity

Education - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: EDUCATION 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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Childhood  - ESL Conversation Activity

Childhood - ESL Conversation Activity

No prep pair-work speaking activity. Topic of conversation: CHILDHOOD 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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EAL Flashcards: School

EAL Flashcards: School

A set of flashcards containing vocabulary linked to school. Suitable for newly arrived pupils who are in the beginning stages of learning English as a second language.This flashcard set can be used to help pupils memorise over 60 key words. To increase versatility, the set contains separate cards featuring both pictures and words. Cards are colour coded enabling them to be organised into sets. Pages containing empty 2 by 2 grids are included which can be used to help organise flashcards for a fun game of bingo.
karenmoncrieffe
Back to School Poetry Bundle: A selection of poems on the topic of school

Back to School Poetry Bundle: A selection of poems on the topic of school

A collection of poems based on the school theme primarily for use with EAL or very young learners. Covers basic vocabulary on a range of school related topics. Can be used as a lesson starter for a lesson on the school theme, or as a focus for a very basic poetry lesson, with an emphasis on rhyming words and rhythm.
eslaloud
Back to school  mega pack

Back to school mega pack

BACK TO SCHOOL! *Classroom language for students - poster worksheet, Flashcards, Happy birthday illustration (posters), calendar, School-timetables *BACK TO SCHOOL CARDS *Back to school with school supplies. *A reading text with questions and writing. it is suitable for the first day at school. *Back to school word search *It is nice to welcome your students with a little gift like this simple bookmark you can cut and laminate it .I hope it is a good idea for this academic year.
Olynj
Classroom Objects Wordsearch

Classroom Objects Wordsearch

A simple but fun Classroom Objects-themed word search. Could be used at the beginning of a new term, to settle a class in spare time or as a spelling activity. Available in PDF format. Words featured in the puzzle are: BIN, CHAIR, DOOR, PENCIL, SCISSORS, WINDOW, TRAY, CARPET, DESK, GLUE, DISPLAY, BOOK, COMPUTER, RUBBER, SHARPENER, WHITEBOARD, PAPER, RULER, TABLE
stephgrimes86
Transport: Whole lesson, activities and worksheets EFL TEFL KS2

Transport: Whole lesson, activities and worksheets EFL TEFL KS2

Students will learn transport vocabulary in order to design and describe their own futuristic mode of transport. Key expressions and vocabulary: land, sea, sky, airplane, bicycle, car, helicopter, limousine, bus, hoverboard, Segway, jet pack, rocket ship, motorbike, speedboat, hyper loop, submarine, train, wheel, seat, window, door, wing, helmet, handlebars, propeller, seat belt, railway tracks, periscope, porthole window, rocket exhaust, How many……?, Do you need a….?,
lofford1
BOARD GAME “SPELL THE WORD”

BOARD GAME “SPELL THE WORD”

BOARD GAME “SPELL THE WORD” for broadening your vocabulary and training your language skills and memory. This colourful game can be used during lessons at the start of the school year to ease the children that are still living in their holiday memories in to the rhythm of the school year. The game played in groups could act as an icebreaker game.
korsigita
KS2 Comparing People and Places Bundle

KS2 Comparing People and Places Bundle

A collection of KS2 resources on the topic of comparing people and places. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Our School Bundle

KS1 Our School Bundle

A collection of resources that could be used as part of a KS1 topic about our schools. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
KS1 Explorers Bundle

KS1 Explorers Bundle

A collection of KS1 resources on the topic of explorers, exploration, and expeditions. What is an explorer, what does an explorer do, what does an explorer pack, how do they travel, what clothes they wear, comparison of places.
sarah277
Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 19 - More about school

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 19 - More about school

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 19 - More about school, covering school rooms, prepositions, school subjects, break time and connectives. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 17 - On the way to school

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 17 - On the way to school

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 17 - On the way to school, covering directions, journeys, buying tickets, local area, town features, crossing the road and asking for directions. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 14 - More about food and mealtimes

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 14 - More about food and mealtimes

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 14 - More about food and mealtimes, covering time, lunchtime, cafeterias, cooking, growing food and descriptions. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 7 - Going to school

Languagenut Lesson Plans & Resources - English / General - Unit 7 - Going to school

Languagenut.com is a dynamic and engaging language learning resource offering a variety of games and activities to help students learn a foreign language, as well as an innovative tracking tool so teachers can set homework and monitor progress. These free lesson plans and resources are designed to help teachers get the most out of Languagenut. Each unit pack includes: - 7 engaging lesson plans (one for each 10-word section, plus a revision/sentence-building lesson for the end of the unit), written by qualified teachers and covering all 4 key skills - Ideas for adapting each lesson to suit your class, including extension activities, suggestions for differentiation, homework activities and substitutions for low-tech classrooms - Full timings and guidance for teachers to help you access all the resources easily - Printable resources to complement the lessons and save you time This unit pack is for Languagenut's Unit 7 - Going to school, covering morning routine, travel, transport, school subjects, classroom items and opinions. These lessons are designed to be used for teaching English as a foreign language, but can also be adapted for any language as the Languagenut curriculum has the same structure across languages. Looking for French, German or Spanish lesson plans? Check out our custom resources and plans for these languages, including specific teacher notes on grammar points for non-specialists!
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FurnitureFURNITURE FLASHCARDS

FurnitureFURNITURE FLASHCARDS

A SET OF 18 FURNITURE FLASHCARDS FOR TEACHING NEW WORDS, PLAYING MEMORY, HAPPY FAMILIES OR ANY OTHER CARD GAME (table, sofa, chair, toilet, bath, sink, bed, television, bookshelf, lamp, mirror, clock, armchair, cupboard, wardrobe, cooker, fridge, window)A SET OF 18 FURNITURE FLASHCARDS FOR TEACHING NEW WORDS, PLAYING MEMORY, HAPPY FAMILIES OR ANY OTHER CARD GAME (table, sofa, chair, toilet, bath, sink, bed, television, bookshelf, lamp, mirror, clock, armchair, cupboard, wardrobe, cooker, fridge, window)
Olynj
Eal Starter Pack Bundle

Eal Starter Pack Bundle

Three packs containing a selection of worksheets to help familiarise new English learners pupils with over 150 key words. Packs include vocabulary linked to school, home and the environment. Over 100 worksheets included!
karenmoncrieffe
National Reading Test - First Day of High School - Answers Included - Preparation for WJEC English

National Reading Test - First Day of High School - Answers Included - Preparation for WJEC English

This is a National Reading Test designed to prepare Year 9 students. It is based on a narrative text about a first day of high school. I wrote it to mimic what students will need to write a narrative in Unit 2 Section B of the WJEC English Language examination. The NRT is direct preparation for WJEC English Language GCSE with 'words in context', 'sequencing' and 'access, search and retrieve'. An answer sheet is included to make peer assessment an effective option that will help reduce workload for the teacher.
benkdavies
EAL/ESL New to School

EAL/ESL New to School

Ever struggled with new learners of English in the classroom? Not sure where to start? This booklet contains a selection of worksheets, games and activities for new learners of English. The 22 page booklet contain sections relating to; - Themselves - Their School - Classroom Objects - Plurals - Classroom Instructions - Subjects and timetables - Basic Maths Vocabulary Each section contains word / question cards which can be cut out to play matching pair games, or board games (included). Great for homework during the first few weeks of term.
dotty34
Science Week Bundle

Science Week Bundle

A collection of science themed resources and activities that you might enjoy for British Science Week. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Living in the UK: three different levels of an illustrated, multiple choice quiz

Living in the UK: three different levels of an illustrated, multiple choice quiz

This is a multiple-choice quiz set at three levels. Each page has a colourful picture of an iconic sight in Great Britain. There are more questions included as the difficulty level increases, starting at 12 for the easy level, 18 for the harder quiz and the hardest version containing 24 questions. Each set has a full set of answers. Questions range from, How many countries are in Great Britain? to, Where are British monarchs crowned? This resource would be useful to use in lessons for ESOL as well a large range of school ages and incorporates British Values into the lesson. It can be added to my other resource about living in the UK which has lots of different facts, images and activities.
AlysonGrayHMPS
Directions and locations in a school PPT and activity

Directions and locations in a school PPT and activity

PPT to show how to give directions in a school (eg. Go straight on, go through the door, take the second right). Asks students to use additional prepositions of place language, without presenting it (eg. The nurse's office is next to the restroom). Includes semi-blank maps for students to fill in as part of a pair work communicative activity - just print out and go.
Tigerlearn
Country of Georgia bundle

Country of Georgia bundle

A collection of resources focused on the country of Georgia where I lived and taught for a number of years. Ideal for geography lessons, and for photos for things like markets, foods, theatre, churches, and talks about settlements and geology. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Assorted EAL Resources

Assorted EAL Resources

eBooks, Worksheets, Games, Target boards, Dominoes... Teaching is hard enough without resourcing for EAL learners. This useful bundle may just help to make your life that little bit easier.
duvetpublishing
Schools Around the World: Georgia: Where we Live

Schools Around the World: Georgia: Where we Live

A small collection of photos from my own travels and visits to schools around the world. This is a school in the rural village of Vale in the region of Samtskhe Javakheti, in Georgia. The classroom has no electricity or lighting, and is heated by a log stove that the children look after through the day. In the winter children sit in hats and gloves at their desks. There is no school uniform, and students must buy their own books, paper, and pencils for learning. Please leave me a review and I will send you any other resource of your choice for free (contact me: office@oceansproject.com). Check out my other resources at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/sarah277 Let me know if you have any resource requests and I will tailor make a resource for you.
sarah277
Mathematical Signs and Symbols

Mathematical Signs and Symbols

A colouring activity to help students learn the names of mathematical signs and symbols. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Students learning other foreign languages could use the sheets to write the new words under the familiar name. Can be used alongside my numbers pages to create maths games where children hold the number and symbol cards and answer their own maths questions. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
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School Subjects: Organisation and Posters

School Subjects: Organisation and Posters

These colouring page are deliberately minimal so that students can use them to add their own knowledge, style, or design to make it personal to them. It can be used to test prior knowledge or to introduce a topic, or as a revision activity or to see what new knowledge students have acquired. The picture could be stuck to the front of a student's notebook, file or folder at the start of term, to help them get organised with all of their new subjects. It could also be used as part of an English as a foreign language course to talk about the subjects students might study at school, and which are their favourite or least liked subjects. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
sarah277
Science: School Subjects: Colouring Page

Science: School Subjects: Colouring Page

This colouring page is deliberately minimal so that students can use it to add their own knowledge, style, or design to make it personal to them. It can be used to test prior knowledge or to introduce a topic, or as a revision activity or to see what new knowledge students have acquired. The picture could be stuck to the front of a student's notebook, file or folder at the start of term, to help them get organised with all of their new subjects. It could also be used as part of an English as a foreign language course to talk about the subjects students might study at school, and which are their favourite or least liked subjects. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
sarah277
Maths: School Subjects: Colouring Page

Maths: School Subjects: Colouring Page

This colouring page is deliberately minimal so that students can use it to add their own knowledge, style, or design to make it personal to them. It can be used to test prior knowledge or to introduce a topic, or as a revision activity or to see what new knowledge students have acquired. The picture could be stuck to the front of a student's notebook, file or folder at the start of term, to help them get organised with all of their new subjects. It could also be used as part of an English as a foreign language course to talk about the subjects students might study at school, and which are their favourite or least liked subjects. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest * Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon
sarah277
English Booklets x3 - Homework/activities for the classroom

English Booklets x3 - Homework/activities for the classroom

Here are three fantastic booklets with 10 tasks in each. They could be used as homework booklets or as an activity booklet. You could even just pick and choose what you want to use to support your teaching. Here you have a booklet for Year 7 which includes activities that reflect their first term at secondary school. Next, we have a booklet with 10 travel tasks all centred around that topic. Finally, the Gothic Literature booklet has all you can want to help your students learn about Gothic Literature. All of these booklets contain a range of tasks, such as design, creative and persuasive writing, poetry, extract analysis, and research. This is a great package. Get it now! I will be adding more booklets in due time - keep an eye on this space. Happy Booklet Teaching!
jesspon
English Growing-up Booklet - Activity/Homework

English Growing-up Booklet - Activity/Homework

Worrying about what you need to set for homework - well look no further... Here is a booklet full of your homework setting dreams. Here it is, the first of my Homework Booklet collection. This homework booklet was made to work along side a scheme of work for Year 7s who were in their first term at Secondary School. There are 10 tasks in this booklet such as letter writing, creative collage tasks, poems, cartoon strips, etc. It can be adapted and used as one off activities in or outside the classroom, or can simply be printed out in a booklet for homework. Happy Homework Setting!
jesspon
Can you spot it? Life in the Staffroom. Reading Level 2

Can you spot it? Life in the Staffroom. Reading Level 2

Can you spot it? A great picture for talking about school life and reading different school - related words. Paper Boat goes to the Staff Room! Author Paper Boat Drinks Illustrator Paper Boat Reading Level 2 (It is suitable for children who recognize familiar words and can read new words with help.) Language English Synopsis: As children, we all knew the staff room to be a scary place: where all our teachers - both favourite and feared - met and mingled. We peeked past that mysterious curtain and witnessed this scene inside, and hurried away before any of the teachers could catch us!
peterfogarty
Clip Art Middle School Mania

Clip Art Middle School Mania

This product contains over 100 high quality, original and hand drawn graphic images. There are 12 girls in Black & White and also in Colour = 24 There are 14 boys in Black & White and also in Colour = 28 There are also: 6 ties 6 blazers 6 coloured shirts 6 white shirts with coloured ties 6 pairs of trousers 6 sweaters 6 vests/waistcoats 6 skirts Middle School Mania can be used for newsletters, pamphlets, worksheets, classroom decor and all kinds of classroom prep. Good Luck!
rhondamckenzie