European Festivals

European Festivals

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 video on the top 10 festivals in Europe and an exercise set at 3 different tiers, students must use inference skills thereby a comprehension exercise on a festival of their choice in either Italy or Britain. They can then share the answers with their peers. a chance for the students to create their own festival, demonstrating their understanding of cultural/religious importance etc
SophieNimmo
Awarded Extra Curricular Activity Cooking Contest, Co-curricular Activity, End of year Party, Game

Awarded Extra Curricular Activity Cooking Contest, Co-curricular Activity, End of year Party, Game

This Cooking Contest Activity is wholly created by me and it is a perfect motivational activity for End of year parties, Festivals, summer camps, co-curricular activities, Culture Days and motivational events. (You can simply change the recipe into your own cultural food ) . It is also a nice activity for Gastronomy classes. Sightseeing tours and visits have been a cliche but this activity brings fun at school. It is applicable for all levels and fosters motivation among students and teachers. It is a detailed organization, that is why there are 12 pages in the plan. Everything you need is included. I am sure your students or teachers will love getting together in a contest format and will be refreshed. This Plan includes; Detailed Activity Plan, 2 Recipes, Guidelines for Students, Signature Form, Jury Evaluation form Sample Poster, Shopping list All you have to do is to follow all the steps and let some fun at school!
songultomek
The Environment/ Saving Our Planet / Nature Conservation Handouts (SAVE 80%)

The Environment/ Saving Our Planet / Nature Conservation Handouts (SAVE 80%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore a number of environmental issues including air and water pollution, genetic engineering, climate change and nuclear radiation. 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, definitions 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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. Full answer keys are included.
MariaPht
Sixty-Six Little Lessons - The Slides

Sixty-Six Little Lessons - The Slides

This is a series of PowerPoint slides to accompany the pdf resource ‘Sixty-Six Little Lessons’, available here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/sixty-six-little-lessons-11909266 Each pair of slides contains: – a big picture connected to the topic – simple discussion questions aimed at levels B1 and up – more complex discussion questions aimed at levels B2 and up On their own, the slides for each topic should be sufficient for about thirty minutes of lesson time, perhaps longer depending on how much detail you go into for each. Used in conjunction with the resource linked to above, the lessons should run to about ninety minutes, depending on how much of the resource is used.
closelyobserved
American Theme writing templates

American Theme writing templates

Sometimes what kids need is something interesting to engage them in their writing. Try out these templates for kids to write on a hang their work on the wall afterwards for all to see. They are as flexible as the instructions you give your students. You can use many of them at other times through the school year, or as an end-of-year activity. There are 7 template pages to give some variety to your students. newmind.pt All artwork is licensed — www.graphicstock.com
mason_neil1
EAL: Celebrations

EAL: Celebrations

PPT covering different celebrations in the UK. Chinese New Year is included as a contrast with the UK. Encourage students to think about celebrations in their own cultures/religions/countries which are similar or different to the ones shown in the PPT. Also get students to think about other things we do for these celebrations.
george_mc
The 2nd Conditional Gifts Game

The 2nd Conditional Gifts Game

A fun, competitive & engaging speaking game designed to practise using the 2nd conditional. OBJECTIVE: Points are won by convincing the judge that your gift is the best choice for the person/people. Target Language: The Second Conditional IF + PAST SIMPLE + WOULD (Alternative versions are available for Christmas Gifts Game & Birthday Gifts Game)
fingertips-resources
The Birthday Gifts Game

The Birthday Gifts Game

A fun, competitive & engaging game where points are won by convincing the judge that your gift is the best choice for the person/people’s birthday Target Language: -Birthdays -Agree/disagree -Arguing -Debates SEE PREVIEW FILE FOR FULL INSTRUCTIONS (Alternative versions are available for Christmas Gifts Game & 2nd Conditional Gifts Game)
fingertips-resources
The Christmas Debates Game

The Christmas Debates Game

A fun, competitive & engaging game where points are won by convincing the judge that your Christmas gift is the best choice for the person/people. Target Language: -Christmas -Agree/disagree -Arguing -Debates FULL INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED (Alternative versions are available for Birthday Gifts Game & 2nd Conditional Gifts Game)
fingertips-resources
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
Frank and Russie's Little Big Adventures- Chapter 14

Frank and Russie's Little Big Adventures- Chapter 14

This is a fictional story, which describes a student and his English teacher’ s adventures around the world. It is suitable for B1/B2 students. In Chapter 14 Frank and Russie ecelebrate the Lantern Festival with the family. The story comes with a comprehension exercise and a crossword, which practises the key vocabulary.
InspirationalEnglish
Reading comprehensions: Sporting events - Olympics, World Cup and Winter Olympics

Reading comprehensions: Sporting events - Olympics, World Cup and Winter Olympics

Here is a bundle of five of my bestselling products looking at the following sporting events: The Olympics The Winter Olympics The World Cup In total, there are sixteen reading comprhehensions exploring the history of these sporting festivals, as well as looking at recent sporting stars like Usain Bolt, Simone Biles and Lionel Messi. There is a big saving on offer for this bundle - ideal for those readers in your class who love sport!
Richardtownend1978
A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

A Brief History Of Theatre - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for higher elementary to proficient ESL learners or native English speakers. The text describes the history of theater / drama from the ancient Greek Dionysian rituals till the establishment of London’s theater houses. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a fill-in-the-gaps exercise, and a fun crossword . The text can also be used for IGCSE or TOEFL vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. A full answer key is included
MariaPht
IB English B - Brochure design (Celebrations and Festivals)

IB English B - Brochure design (Celebrations and Festivals)

This is a set of two lessons that I created for my First Year IB English B students that provides an introduction to brochure design. It went with our discussion of celebrations and festivals, but can be adapted to suit other themes. Both PowerPoint presentations contain hyperlinks to further information on brochures as provided by other IB teachers, as well as ideas for inspiration.
gudrunbjorg
Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets

This Easter themed bundle includes 3 Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheets presenting the celebration of Easter, the history behind it and the traditions associated with it. The students’ understanding is assessed through comprehension exercises and their lexicon is expanded. The worksheets are suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. They are also ideal for ESL / EFL classrooms and advanced exam preparation (IGCSE, IELTS, GCE, TOEFL etc.)
kntonia
Easter traditions from all over the world - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Easter traditions from all over the world - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 5 page worksheet presents unique Easter traditions from fourteen countries. The students are acquainted with local traditions commemorating Easter while their understanding is evaluated and their lexicon is expanded. It is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and English exam preparation. The text is complemented with questions and an exercise at which the students are called to identify each tradition through pictures and match it with its country of origin. The worksheet is complete with a vocabulary exercise (verbs and prepositions) and a crossword puzzle with words included in the text. The worksheet can be completed in class or assigned as homework.
kntonia
Writing to persuade - introduction

Writing to persuade - introduction

This is short and fun lesson based around the theme of music festivals. The aim of this lesson is to introduce students to the idea of writing to persuade and the mnemonic DAFOREST for writing techniques. Students have activities such as reading for information, writing to persuade and the chance to design their own music festival. TES previews often distorts the look of the resource and this is not a true reflection. Hope it helps
namerased
The history of Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of Easter - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be informed about the ancient Pagan, Hebrew and Christian origins of the celebration of Easter. This fun and informational text is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and perfect for exam preparation. The worksheet is complete with two comprehensions exercises and two vocabulary exercises (Crossword, Definition Match). Teachers can evaluate understanding and solidify the acquisition of new vocabulary through fun and interesting tasks. Additionally, the students are introduced to basic Easter related vocabulary. The worksheet can be used as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
The origins of Easter Traditions - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

The origins of Easter Traditions - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Students can be informed about the origins of some of the most popular Easter traditions such as dyeing eggs, the Easter bunny, hot cross buns and hollow chocolate bunnies. This fun and informational text is suitable for strong elementary, higher elementary and advanced students. It is also ideal for ESL/EFL classrooms and perfect for exam preparation. The worksheet is complete with two comprehensions exercises and three vocabulary exercises. Teachers can evaluate understanding and solidify the acquisition of new vocabulary through fun and interesting tasks. Additionally, the students are introduced to basic Easter related vocabulary. The worksheet can be used as an in-class activity or handed out as homework.
kntonia
St, Patrick's Day

St, Patrick's Day

A fun resource for St. Patrick’s day this March. Contains a mini-quiz, an acrostic Ireland poem, a reading, a poster, templates for bookmarks, cards, a poem, a name plate, a word search and a map to colour. Great fun for the students this festive day when everyone should be Irish.
LearnersLabyrinth
Shakespeare Week: 12 - 18 March 2018

Shakespeare Week: 12 - 18 March 2018

It has been over 400 years since William Shakespeare died in 1616. Shakespeare Week is a national annual celebration of his life and work, aimed at primary aged students. This resource in prezi includes: an infogram, videos and a quiz. Suitable for individuals or groups.
sojellyfish
Commonwealth Games 2018 Newspaper Writing Scandal Scenario

Commonwealth Games 2018 Newspaper Writing Scandal Scenario

The Commonwealth Games 2018 is upon us. This Visually stunning writing scenario takes the audience on a journey to the Gold Coast as a Newspaper reporter. During this presentation a scandal occurs where the world record holder in the 400m gets tripped over on purpose. Everything is included in this pack to make every student successful.Photos are taken and quotes are given. Included in this pack is a PowerPoint Presentation to show your students. The bigger the screen the better as these are high quality images. During the show, students discuss and fill in the graphic organisers that are included. These notes will help direct the students in their writing with a detailed, accurate and rich story. Then complete the included newspaper templates. Thank you
Kiwilander
Leprechaun's feelings and states (10 flashcards, 2 sets of wordcards and 200+ min of fun!)

Leprechaun's feelings and states (10 flashcards, 2 sets of wordcards and 200+ min of fun!)

Feelings and emotions are something difficult for young learners to talk about. Use these funny pictures of Leprechaun to spark a discussion about feelings. Two sets of word cards will help older children express the language of emotions, enabling them to empathize with others. Regular flashcards activities (matching, sorting, what’s missing, I spy, pelmanism etc.) can be used to add extra fun. **Skills involved: **observing, comparing, expressive and receptive language, empathy. Good luck and Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
victoria_patutina
Reading comprehension activities: Easter Story - CHARACTERS OF THE CROSS

Reading comprehension activities: Easter Story - CHARACTERS OF THE CROSS

This reading activity pack tells the story of the Jesus’ death and resurrection from Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday. It is ideal all year round for reading or Religious Studies, but is particularly useful in the run up to Easter, as they follow the last week in Jesus’ life. They can also be used as Sunday School activities or as readings in church. Based on the gospel accounts in Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, I have written five reports from key people in the Easter story about what happened with comprehension based questions and answers for each. These will bring the well-known story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection to your students in a fresh, engaging and enlightening way. The characters featured are: Peter Pontius Pilate A Roman soldier Mary Magdalen Cleopas The comprehension questions tackle the following skills: Literal and retrieval Word meaning Inference and deduction There is also an activity at the end to summarise each of the characters stories. All activities are aligned to the common core. As an added extra, there are a number of posters with key bible verses for your displays, including posters to colour in. These can be found at the end of the reading pack. A bit about me: Before teaching, I was a journalist. I still work as a freelance writer, and like nothing more than writing engaging texts to challenge and inspire children and young people. I choose subjects that may not be on the curriculum but are still of great importance for students to know about. Everything I write has been comprehensively researched from a number of sources and been written by myself. No plagiarism here! This is all original material. My questions are pitched at a high level, but with a bit of patience and persistence (and some adult help if necessary) most students will have great fun as they learn, especially as the penny drops. I am aware of the impact of printed resources on our environment so try to condense my reading activities into as compact a space as possible. Hopefully this will help you save time in printing, and keep the bills down! Check out my store if you enjoy this – you’re sure to find more. Thanks! While you are here… You may also be interested in a similar pack of reading comprehensions I have written about the birth of Jesus. Follow the link for more: Stories from the Stable
Richardtownend1978
St Patrick's Day Poems

St Patrick's Day Poems

A set of vocabulary rich poems based on the theme of St Patrick’s Day. St Patrick’s Day is a short simple poem with lots if useful language for younger learners, 4-6. St Patrick’s Day parade is full of images and vocabulary related to the parade and would suit a slightly older learner, 6-7. St Patrick is a rhyming recount of the story of St Patrick aimed at bringing the main points of the story to the learner in an easy to remember format. Suitable for learners from 7-10.
eslaloud
Bullying , Depression and Mental Health - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 70%)

Bullying , Depression and Mental Health - Reading Comprehension Bundle (SAVE 70%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the effects of bullying on children and adult psychology and mental health. 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, definitions 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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. Full answer keys are included.
MariaPht
GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE BOOK SUMMARIES / AQA READING COMPREHENSION / NOVELS (SAVE 80%)

GCSE ENGLISH LITERATURE BOOK SUMMARIES / AQA READING COMPREHENSION / NOVELS (SAVE 80%)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets based on different novels and plays in the AQA reading list. These handouts are suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore summarize different novels and plays. After carefully reading each story, 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 GCSE vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
NYC’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

NYC’s Easter Parade and Bonnet Festival - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the history of the NYC Easter Parade / Bonnet Festival from the late 19th century to contemporary customs and traditions. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False statements and a definitions match. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. This worksheet can be completely in class or assigned for homework on or near Easter. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for elementary to lower intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. This Easter themed story was authored by me and it recounts the magic Easter adventure of Jill and Tom who come across a golden Easter egg. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, a word search and a definitions match, a fun crossword a word scramble and an Easter themed maze. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes on and around Easter. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
St. Patrick's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle (SAVE 40%)

St. Patrick's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheets Bundle (SAVE 40%)

This Reading Comprehension worksheets are suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The texts describes the story of Saint Patrick and explore some cummon Irish customs and traditions associated with March 17. After carefully reading eachtext, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, definitions match, crosswords and word search exercises. These worksheet can also be used for related vocabulary building purposes. Eachhandout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Who was Saint Patrick? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

Who was Saint Patrick? - Reading Comprehension - Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for beginner to proficient ESL learners. The text describes the story of Saint Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including comprehension questions, True or False exercises, a definitions match, a crossword and a word search exercise. This worksheet can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework. Ideally, it could be used on or near Saint Patrick's Day. A full answr key is included.
MariaPht
Chinese New Year 2018

Chinese New Year 2018

.1. PowerPoint presentation/quiz that includes: Learning outcomes: Read, state and answer questions on: • Where China is • When is Chinese New Year? • What is it? • Why is it celebrated? • Where is it celebrated? • How is it celebrated? • Know the year of…? • Make Chinese New Year crafts Tasks: • Fact or opinion activity task sheets • Written work task sheet. 2. PowerPoint presentation on the Chinese Zodiac, including information about each of the 12 zodiac years: animals; lucky numbers; lucky colours and lucky flowers.
CollEd
Five Strange Easter events in Switzerland - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Five Strange Easter events in Switzerland - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the modern-day Easter traditions in Switzerland. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False statements and a word search exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
EASTER IN GERMANY - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

EASTER IN GERMANY - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the modern-day Easter traditions in Germany. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False and a fill-in-the missing headings exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Bizarre Easter Traditions From Around The World - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

Bizarre Easter Traditions From Around The World - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for upper elementary to higher intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. The text explores some of the strangest modern-day Easter traditions around the world. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False and a fill-in-the missing headings exercise. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Chinese New Year History and Evolution -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet

Chinese New Year History and Evolution - Reading Comprehension Worksheet

This Reading Comprehension worksheet introduces students to the Chinese Spring Festival. The text gives a brief history of the Chinese New Year traditions and celebrations. The text explores the origins of the Chinese Lunar Calendar. After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False exercises, a crossword and a definitions match exercise. This worksheet can be completed as a fun activity in class (for vocabulary building purposes) or be assigned for homework. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

The Dark Origins Of Valentine's Day - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Text

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for intermediate to advanced ESL learners or native English speakers. Students are introduced to the history behind Saint Valentine's day from the ancient Roman rituals of Lupercalia to modern day St Valentine's traditions. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False and a word search exercise. The vocabulary used in the text can also be used for IGSCE or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts (40% OFF)

Children In Need - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts (40% OFF)

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore the lives and fates of children who are deprived of their most basic rights as a result of poverty and/or war. 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, crosswords 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 IGCSE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Alternative Christmas Cryptograms

Alternative Christmas Cryptograms

The attached cryptograms cover the subject of Christmas from different angles. The first looks at 'The Festive Season around the World'; the second looks at 'Being Homeless or Lonely at Christmas'. They are a great way to prompt student thinking about the not-so-often thought of elements of the season. Answers are also included.
Sazo123