Perfect for the Halloween season, this exercise is aimed at an older age group. Using the story of Mary Shelley, the students are challenged to write their own short ghost story for Halloween.
The first sheet briefly introduces the story of Mary Shelley and how she was inspired to write ‘Frankenstein’, followed by two sheets, one of questions to try and trigger ideas amongst your students, the second of suggested words to help as writing prompts.
A straightforward exercise designed to test your students attention to detail.
In this activity there are ten exercises where the pupil must find the word that doesn’t rhyme with the other words. Some of them are a bit tricky to help you really test your students. Some of the exercises have no non-rhyming words.
A brief exercise to get your pupils talking about festivals and holidays.
There are a small number of the most popular and well-known festivals from different cultures in coloured boxes. Students are asked to circle the holidays they celebrate.
This exercise can be used to start a conversation about what holidays they celebrate, which holidays they know about and which they have never heard of.
Perfect little activity for the Halloween season! Great starter activity for teaching young children (along with beginner ESOL/ESL learners) about emotions and feeling.
The activity features five blank pumpkins and invites your learners to draw faces to match the words described.
This exercise is a basic reading and comprehension worksheet, designed to introduce the topic of the Diwali festival to students.
This is also a great way to get your learners talking about festivals and holidays, particularly students from diverse backgrounds who celebrate non-western holidays.
We see a young Hindu girl, Tanya, describing how she celebrates Diwali with her family. A series of questions then follows to see how your students understand the text.
A simple worksheet for early learners to practice the alphabet. Also ideal for ESL/ESOL learners who are new to the alphabet.
Your learners must simply continue the sequence of letters starting form random points in the alphabet.
A simple worksheet for introducing your pupils to the English alphabet. This worksheet features both upper and lower case letters together.
Ideal for very young children who are first learning to read or ESOL/ESL learners who are new to the English alphabet.
Here is a simple worksheet where your learners can design their own Halloween pumpkin. The exercise is intended to introduce the Halloween holiday to learners, get them talking about the holiday, how it is celebrated, and why we create pumpkin lanterns for this particular holiday.
This exercise is aimed at younger learners, but it can be fun for all ages.
Students will need items like pens, pencils, colouring pencils, crayons and a good imagination.
Ideal for all levels (but primarily aimed at children and young adults) this is a fun starter activity word search to help warm up a group of learners or introduce vocabulary and spelling relevant to the Halloween holiday.
If you’re getting started teaching about festivals and holidays of different cultures, here’s a quick start activity.
Use this word search to introduce the names and spellings of popular festivals from different cultures.