Animals are a popular ESL topic especially with young learners and students in primary school. Here at BusyTeacher there are
628 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
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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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
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 ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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!
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 ...
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 ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
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 ...
Easy B1/ ISE 1 style reading exercise (only 2 texts + 1 graphic). It includes reading for gist, true/false questions and gap fill.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
This worksheet designed for kids was made for the purpose of practicing colors and names of animals while they watch the movie in the classroom or at home. In addition, there are a couple of quest ...
A free-to-use ESL unit on the topic of cats, suitable for pre-intermediate level learners. This unit includes speaking, reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar practice. Links are provided for ...
This worksheet is about animal responses. It will help your kids apply concepts learned from animal simulus and responses. Just make a list of words or sentences about each animal on the board and ...
This worksheet is appropriate for teaching animals related vocabulary items and animals abilities. This worksheet contains two parts. It's suitable for young learners and elementary students. ...
This research activity was created for primary/elementary students. They are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to help them answer the questions about the Sumat ...
This worksheet is helpful for practicing spelling animals related vocabulary items, and it helps to improve students writing skills. This is appropriate for young learners and beginners.  ...
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