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THE PONY EXPRESS

THE PONY EXPRESS

A short video summing up briefly the origins and role of the Pony Express in the USA in the nineteenth century . It also introduces the character of William Cody. The worksheet is essentially based on listening comprehension. Students will need a blank map of the USA to draw the journey made by the Pony Express riders.
Nadouchka
Malcolm X - His life and Work - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

Malcolm X - His life and Work - Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

This 3 pages Reading Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet studies the life and work of American activist Malcolm X. Introduce your students to the history of the Civil Rights Movement and how Malcolm X helped to shape the fight. Ideal for higher elementary and advanced native and EFL/ESL students it is complete with two reading comprehension exercises to assess understanding. There is also a vocabulary exercise engaging students with advanced key words and their definitions. The worksheet can be completed in class or assigned as homework.
kntonia
NESSIE

NESSIE

A double activity on the topic of Nessie and Scotland the first part is to be done with a powerpoint and is versatile (skills: written comprehension / expression grammar) topics: Scotland adjectives /nouns (wide / width…) questions starting with “how” (how wide…?) both pasts the legend of St Columba The second part is a humorous Toyota commercial on the topic of Nessie (skills: oral comprehension written expression)
Nadouchka
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
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
Shakespeare Homework Pack

Shakespeare Homework Pack

This resource contains reading, writing and speaking and listening tasks, designed to introduce your students to the wonders of Shakespeare. You can set these tasks week by week, or set out over the course of a term. This contains extracts from Macbeth, the Tempest and Romeo and Juliet, as well as work based around Sonnet 130. There are also research and vocabulary tasks, getting students used to working with online resources.
beckbockk
Academic essay writing

Academic essay writing

This is one of my favourite and successful lessons. I took the idea from an IELTS class and amended it for all of my students who need to write an academic essay. This could easily be used over a double lesson depending on how you want to approach it. You can get the students to write the whole essay, or better yet get them to write it a paragragh at a time,then show your corresponding paragraph. This lesson is a step by step approach to essay writing. First identify what type of essay the student is to write and then focus on the structure and coherence of the work: talk about transitions, grammar, spelling, cohesion etc. Then the 5 paragraphs of the essay are identified. Deliberate "mistakes" are included (e.g. introduction paragraph is weak) so students can hopefully identify mistakes in the essay. Finally an essay can be set as homework following on from what you have taught over 2 lessons.
rob67
Christmas worksheet bundle: the history of the Christmas tree, Christmas stories stories, Christmas creep and consumerism

Christmas worksheet bundle: the history of the Christmas tree, Christmas stories stories, Christmas creep and consumerism

This diverse collection of Christmas-themed reading comprehension worksheets are ideal for advanced native learners and EFL/ESL students. The advanced vocabulary and structures used also render them as appropriate for IGCSE / TOEFL/ IELTS exams material. All of the resources are complete with reading comprehension questions and vocabulary exercises to solidify the acquisition of new lexicon. The resources can be used as part of a holistic approach towards Christmas teaching that will keep the interest high. The worksheets can be completed in-class or they can be assigned as homework.
kntonia
The history of the Christmas tree - Reading Comprehension/ Vocabulary Worksheet

The history of the Christmas tree - Reading Comprehension/ Vocabulary Worksheet

This worksheet is suitable for high-level advanced ESL / EFL learners and native students. Its advanced vocabulary also renders it ideal for IGCSE, IELTS, TOEFL teaching. It studies the history of the Christmas tree and it evaluates understanding with a set of reading comprehension exercises (Questions, T/F). It is complete with vocabulary exercises which contribute to solidifying newly acquired vocabulary (gap filling, definition matching). It can be handed out as an in-class activity or it can be assigned as homework.
kntonia
Listening Comprehension - Dunkirk

Listening Comprehension - Dunkirk

*** answer key included A listening comprehension for the movie Dunkirk. 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 (18 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