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IB English B - Global issues and news report

IB English B - Global issues and news report

This is an activity I created as part of a unit on global issues (migration) for my Year 1 English B students. It includes an introductory analysis of a news report activity, as well as some reading comprehension questions. Could serve as homework or cover work.
gudrunbjorg
AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES, THE STOLEN GENERATIONS

AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES, THE STOLEN GENERATIONS

These two videos deal with Autralian Aborigines , a glimpse at their history and way of life, and the topic of the stolen generations. I have only used parts of the two videos (the times are clearly indicated on the worksheet). The first part of the worksheet deals with the general background; the second part deals more specifically with the official apology presented by the Autralian government to the Aborigines. Skills: oral comprehension oral expression The tasks are very guided to help weaker students since they may have trouble understanding the videos.
Nadouchka
Unseen Poetry: Stephen Lawrence

Unseen Poetry: Stephen Lawrence

A poem written by a former Y9 student of mine after a lesson looking at Stephen Lawrence. Powerful piece of poetry I just had to share with you. "Hopefully it will inspire other people to think about the way society is functioning in the present day and challenge the corrupt aspects of not only our nation but others as well ❤️ " - Caitlin (student) Thank you again.
xxnats1989xx
ESL/EFL Speaking Activity Based On Iconic Photos

ESL/EFL Speaking Activity Based On Iconic Photos

I based this activity on 10 iconic photos, but you can add more that are more local or more significant for your country. This activity is a great starter for discussion about human rights, democracy, and equality, which are things that our modern society still struggles with. I recommend using this activity with students 16+ as the photos may be disturbing for younger students. I hope you find it useful.
Albacker
Martin Luther King Jr.  - Black History Month   - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

Martin Luther King Jr. - Black History Month - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary worksheet

This worksheet studies the life of Martin Luther King Jr and his work for the African American Civil Rights Movement. Students will be acquainted with Colored People's struggle and will be introduced with one of the most influential personalities in the world. The workshet is suitable for advanced native students and ESL/ EFL learners. The level of difficulty of the text and vocabulary renders it suitable for IGCSE/ TOEFL classes.The comprehension questions evaluate understanding of the text while the vocabulary exercises solidify and bolster new vocabulary acquisition. The text can be completed as an in-class activity or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day

A resource to commemorate Martin Luther King Day this January. This PowerPoint resource has five flashcards/posters in colour, timeline dates and events for discussion, discussion prompts and pictures of 20/21st century social activists It is accompanied by 8 worksheets (guided writing, poster making, wordsearch).
LearnersLabyrinth
Short Story 'Spiderhands' with reading and writing activities for KS3

Short Story 'Spiderhands' with reading and writing activities for KS3

1-2 weeks worth of lessons The short story Spiderhands by V.H. Hey is about a boy who was born with six fingers on each hand - this has advantages and disadvantages. He's bullied by George Smith, makes friends with Angela, becomes a keyboard player in a band. He lives in England but wasn't born there, his dad's in prison, he has a whacky Grandad who lives in a van ... There are comprehension questions and tasks. Aimed at Y7 but also enjoyed by up to Y11 EAL students. Warning: there is one rude word in the story. That word is 'goolies'.
janehazel
Equality - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Equality - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the concept of equality and inequality through the history of human rights and any form of modern injustice such as child labour. After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Listening Comprehension - Selma

Listening Comprehension - Selma

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Selma. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary), a complete the dialogue section (20 points) and a long-answer section for 30 points (17 questions). I also included a writing journal section which can be completed in class or at home. For the writing journal, students are asked to select and answer two of the proposed questions.
nadineinprague
Listening Comprehension - Selma (plus oral presentation project)

Listening Comprehension - Selma (plus oral presentation project)

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Selma. This evaluation contains a short-answer section for 20 points (identify the characters and vocabulary), a complete the dialogue section (20 points) and a long-answer section for 30 points (17 questions). I also included a writing journal section which can be completed in class or at home. For the writing journal, students are asked to select and answer two of the proposed questions. You will also find an oral presentation project to get the students to acquire additional knowledge about the U.S. Civil Rights Movement. This way the movie becomes an excellent pre-activity to a broader learning opportunity for students. Note: My personal way of using the oral presentation project is that I get students in pairs to work on the project and present to the rest of the class. I ask students to take notes because afterwards I give them a quiz on everything which was presented… not necessarily for a final “official” grade but a final “unofficial” assessment of who has acquired the most knowledge… students love the challenge of trying to beat their classmates and no stress about it showing up on their report card… I usually give a few bonus points to my first three pairs who got the most correct answers on the final quiz.
nadineinprague
Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht