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This activity for elementary learners
looks at a family tree to help students understand family related vocabulary words. There are a number of activities included in this worksheet but you can choose the ones you feel are most important; it is easy to download and alter this worksheet to suit your needs. The last activity is a short writing activity that gives students the chance to talk about their own families which is great practice. If your students have already covered basic family vocabulary, take a look at the other worksheets in this section for something that will mesh with your lesson plan better.
Family and friends play an important role in our lives so students should have the opportunity to talk about them in class. These are important topics especially when studying family vocabulary or descriptive words and when discussing holidays or vacations. These are just a few times you should think about using these topics in your lessons but there are many more and the worksheets available in this section should give you some inspiration for lesson plans.
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Family words for your students to practise and revise. Students should match the words and the pictures with different crayons or just write the number next to the picture. Ask them to identify th ...
A simple and foldable worksheet to use for new vocabulary and beginning sentence structures. Students can read it and write the meaning in their own language. This can be used for a side-by-side ...
VICTOR S RODRIGUES
A fun way for kids and adults to learn personal pronouns. Using family vocabulary they can make co-relations with the pronouns such as I, he, she, they and others. They can name t ...
It's about family members using a story about Peter. You can play with your students using this information and completing the information required. It gives all the informationin in an ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
I have designed this PDF for the elementary level. It includes some questions about the family. Put the students into pairs or small groups and have them talk. Hope it helps.
This English printable worksheet can be used to widen your students' vocabulary about their family! They are asked to write the letters on the lines to match the columns correctly. There are twelv ...
This is a very easy worksheet, especially for ESL young learners. Children will be asked to copy the family words and to match them with their corresponding picture. This attractive worksheet wil ...
This short story can be used in any English language lesson. A girl is talking about her baby brother. Students are asked to read through the short passage and then answer the multiple choice ques ...
This worksheet would be useful to practise simple grammar constructions (to be / have / has / positive and negative statements). I usually use it when we talk about families and friends. You can a ...
Dilley Rocio Angel Eusse
This worksheet is for students between four and six years old, it is a very simple vocabulary practice for doing in class.
Here is a text "My Family" for beginners in English. It has got a pre-reading and after-reading tasks (questions). New difficult words are written in bold as it's easier to find and learn them pro ...
A song to enjoy! Ideal for teens or young adults. A vocaculary activity: matching words and pictures. A simple fill in the gaps with the words presented in the images. A great opportunity to refl ...
This worksheet is suitable for learning about thefamily members.. In the first one there are two puzzles. The second one is a matching exercise. You should laminate the worksheet and cut out the p ...
It's a game for elementary or beginner students revising body parts, family and colours. Each group gets a blank chart and a chart with words. They have to make guesses where the words (ship) are ...
This power point is a game you can play with your students. There are four different kinds of tasks: look and listen, yes or no, look and say and pig in a poke. You can get from ten to forty point ...
This worksheet is thought to be used with beginner students who are either in kindergarten or the 1st grade of primary school. Students have to trace each word on the left and then match the ...
María J. Sierra
There is a pre-reading activity to practise vocabulary as well as a gap fill activity for students to do while reading the excerpt from the book The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13¾ ...
This worksheet can be used by a learner as a visual aid for speaking about himself and his family. It offers some useful phrases to improve his speaking skills. It can be used by elementary studen ...
This sheet is for teaching expanded family vocabulary. You can use it individually or in groups. There are descriptions adapted from Wikipedia about celebrities and their ancestry and studen ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This mind map can help teachers revise or develop students' vocabulary in connection with family members. It can be used as a warm-up exercise or as a main activity. It is a great tool for i ...
It's a nice and rather wise cartoon, simple at first sight, but deep and educational at the end. There is a Halloween topic, teenager problems, siblings relationships, friendship and lots more to ...
Int Adv Exam
The woksheet is designed to practice possessive 's and some family vocabulary. Give each group of 3-4 students a picture of the family, one set of object cards and family members cards. Students p ...
Luz Angela Alvarado
This is a quiz of the family in English , using all the most common people that the kids may know when they start to learn English. I used the family of Simpsons to teach them because its e ...
A word search designed by Busy Teacher Word search tool. Very effective as a post-reading activity. Students have fun finding the targeted vocabulary and focus on the spelling of these words.This ...
This is a worksheet for B1 or B1+ students to recap family members, talk about the use of social networks in every day life. Hope you enjoy it as my students did. You can use it to introduce the t ...
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