635 FREE Animals Worksheets

FREE Animals Worksheets

Animals are a popular ESL topic especially with young learners and students in primary school. Here at BusyTeacher there are 635 worksheets in this section that focus on animals as well as a variety of grammar points. These are all ready to use, free, and printable which makes the site a great resource for teaching materials. Take a look at this worksheet which combines animal vocabulary and reading practice into a guessing game for students which they can complete individually, in pairs, or even in groups. If you would like to do something else, look at some other worksheets to find something your students will love.
Animals are a fun topic that students enjoy talking about so they can be used throughout your course to interest students in a variety of activities. Younger students especially like talking about different types of animals so be sure to give them the opportunity to use this enthusiasm in their ESL classes. Besides studying animal vocabulary, you can also use animal flashcards when studying comparative and superlative structures, descriptive words and for other topics too. With intermediate, advanced, and adult learners animals will be a less important topic but you may consider talking about some of them in discussions, for example polar bears and global warming.

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Editing: Giant Panda

Editing: Giant Panda

Editing and proofreading are essential aspects of effective writing. Students read the passages carefully and thoroughly and rewrite the passages correctly on the lines provided. This is great pra ...
5 Views 2,397 Elem
Chinese New Year: Dot-to-Dot Monkey

Chinese New Year: Dot-to-Dot Monkey

•Animals, ,
This resource can be used as an extra resource when teaching your class about Chinese New Year. Students must start at 1 and count in 1s to connect the dots and complete the picture. This will hel ...
4 Views 1,919 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rabbit

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rabbit

•Animals, ,
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about rabbits! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I h ...
4 Views 987 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Monkeys

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Monkeys

•Animals, ,
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about monkeys! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I h ...
3 Views 770 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Pig

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Pig

•Animals, ,
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about pigs! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I hope ...
3 Views 641 Elem
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Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rooster

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rooster

•Animals, ,
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Did you know that chickens have more bones in their necks than giraffes? Students are asked to complete this fun research activity. It can be used as an extra reso ...
2 Views 1,517 Elem
Movie Worksheet: Animal Classification

Movie Worksheet: Animal Classification

Trần Phương Bảo Ng
This worksheet should be used after your students watch Animal Classification for Children by Free School on Youtube. This will help your kids recognize and remember different types of animals. I ...
2 Views 3,124 Pre-Int
ESL Worksheet - Discussion Topic: Pets

ESL Worksheet - Discussion Topic: Pets

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about pets and animals. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done b ...
4 Views 5,090 Elem
Reading Comprehension: Whales (Non-fiction)

Reading Comprehension: Whales (Non-fiction)

Reading comprehension worksheet. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. This worksheet includes interesting facts about whales. Students read the text and the ...
4 Views 5,708 Elem
Reading Comprehension: Ollie the Octopus

Reading Comprehension: Ollie the Octopus

This English worksheet was created for early readers. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about an octopus called Ollie and answer t ...
2 Views 3,284 Elem
Reading Comprehension: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Reading Comprehension: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Kids will love this comprehension that includes a piece of writing taken from the famous book 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Beatrix Potter. Students are asked to read the text and answer the accom ...
3 Views 3,552 Elem
Crocodile Poem Riddle

Crocodile Poem Riddle

This is a poem about a crocodile in the form of a riddle. You can practise vocabulary related to animal body parts using the poem. Also, its a good reading practice (intonation, vocabulary pronoun ...
3 Views 2,145 BegElemPre-Int
Riddles - Animal Body Parts

Riddles - Animal Body Parts

The exercise is to revise vocabulary connected with body parts of the animals (paws, claws, peck, wings, etc.). You can either read the riddles to ss to make them guess the animal or ask them to w ...
2 Views 2,545 BegElemPre-Int
Comparison of Adjectives - Dangerous Animals

Comparison of Adjectives - Dangerous Animals

Kate.Loki
Hello colleagues all over the world! This is basically a gap-fill text about dangerous animals. Usually I give them a little input about the animals before I give them the worksheet. I a ...
7 Views 4,726 Pre-IntInt
CVC Animal Names

CVC Animal Names

Mou
• » Animals
This is a basic worksheet to start practicing animal names for early readers. The knowledge of short vowel sounds are enough to use this worksheet. They can first look at the picture and guess, th ...
1 Views 3,182 BegElem
Christmas Worksheet: Reindeer - Reading Comprehension

Christmas Worksheet: Reindeer - Reading Comprehension

This Christmas worksheet includes facts about reindeer. It can be handed out to students as as an extra resource when teaching kids about Christmas. Students are asked to read through the text and ...
1 Views 12,032 Elem
Animal Alphabet

Animal Alphabet

•Animals,
I have designed this worksheet for my starter students. Have your students write the words. It is good for reviewing the animals and the dictation of course. Hope it helps!
5 Views 4,287 Beg
At the Veterinarian's Office

At the Veterinarian's Office

Tatiana
This text is taken from http://www.petmd.com/, this page contains thousands of articles that are useful for pet owners and as I believe, veterinary technicians that learn English as a second l ...
2 Views 2,839 IntAdv
Names of Dog Breeds with Pictures

Names of Dog Breeds with Pictures

Tatiana
• » Animals
This is a 10 minutes vocabulary activity: stage 1 -  students learn the pronunciation of breeds, step 2 - they try to match the picture and the breed they know, step 3 - check everything ...
5 Views 2,650 ElemPre-IntInt
Dog Breeds

Dog Breeds

Tatiana
I used this worksheet with adult students that study veterinary medicine. 1)  You divide your group into 3 groups ( text a,b,c). 2) Each student gets a table, which he needs to complete ...
3 Views 3,509 IntAdv
Pets- B1/ISE 1 Style Reading Exercise

Pets- B1/ISE 1 Style Reading Exercise

Yva
Easy B1/ ISE 1 style reading exercise (only 2 texts + 1 graphic). It includes reading for gist, true/false questions and gap fill. 
4 Views 3,329 ElemPre-Int
Animal Idioms - Matching and Gapfill Activity

Animal Idioms - Matching and Gapfill Activity

Celia Jenkins
•Animals,
This worksheet introduces seven common idioms with an animal theme. Students need to match the idioms and the definitions, and then fill the gaps in a paragraph where the idioms have been used in ...
3 Views 1,793 IntAdv
KS2 Reading Comprehension - Mosquitoes

KS2 Reading Comprehension - Mosquitoes

This reading comprehension was created for primary/elementary students. The resource includes a passage with some interesting facts about the mosquito. Children read the text and then answer the q ...
5 Views 7,455 Elem
KS2 Reading Comprehension - Tarantulas

KS2 Reading Comprehension - Tarantulas

This reading comprehension was created for primary/elementary students. The resource includes a passage with some interesting facts about the tarantula. Children read the text and then answer the ...
5 Views 4,408 Elem
KS2 Reading Comprehension - Scorpions

KS2 Reading Comprehension - Scorpions

This reading comprehension was created for primary/elementary students. The resource includes a passage with some interesting facts about the scorpion. Children read the text and then answer the q ...
3 Views 4,037 Elem

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