66 FREE January Worksheets for Your ESL Classes

FREE January Worksheets

Welcome to our January worksheets category where every ESL teacher will find tons of free printable January worksheets. Everything you see here is free and can be downloaded and used in your English lesson. Whether you're looking for a simple crossword or something more complex for a higher level learners - we got everything! Please let us know about your experience using our worksheets by coming back and leaving a comment, or simply rathing the worksheets you have tried with your classes. We would also appreciate if you could contribute, too - by submitting your own January worksheets!

66 January Worksheets!

Our focus in the January worksheets section is primarily on winter, winter vacation, New Year’s Day and the Chinese New Year. We have 66 free January worksheets that can be used in ESL classrooms around the world. Here is a simple worksheet for elementary learners on winter vocabulary. You can use it to introduce or practice new words and then conduct a related practice activity afterwards. Some busy teachers have had success combining this worksheet with the dominoes game also available in this section. Weather obviously varies a great deal from place to place but you can also adapt this worksheet to talk about the January weather in your location in order to make it more suitable for your students.
In January it may be hard to keep students focused especially if they have had a long winter holiday so remember to be patient and allow their enthusiasm to structure some of your activities. Give them the opportunity to talk about the things they are interested in during your class period so that they are not whispering about them whenever you turn your back. Do not underestimate the importance of sharing information about holidays, vacations, or traditions. These things have a very meaningful place in your students’ lives so they would get a lot from being able to discuss them. It is also interesting to see how various families observe holidays differently. You can even share your experiences if students are calm enough to listen.
Happy Teaching in January!

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Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rabbit

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rabbit

•, , January
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 1,912 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Monkeys

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Monkeys

•, , January
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 1,452 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Pig

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Pig

•, , January
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 1,462 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rooster

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rooster

•, , January
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 2,260 Elem
Haiku Poem - Winter

Haiku Poem - Winter

Get ready for winter with this winter theme English worksheet! This resource was created for primary/elementary children. A Haiku poem consists of three lines and seventeen syllables and can be wr ...
2 Views 3,192 Elem
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Movie Worksheet: Peppa Pig, Cold Winter Day

Movie Worksheet: Peppa Pig, Cold Winter Day

This worksheet is dedicated to young learners, especially those who like Peppa Pig. It is based on a 5-minute-long cartoon about Peppa and her family. What the kids have to do is to watch the cart ...
9 Views 12,671 Elem
Winter Worksheet

Winter Worksheet

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This is a winter worksheet for elementary students. It contains vocabulary (winter weather, winter activities, winter clothes), writing and reading activities and some winter rhymes to learn. Ther ...
13 Views 13,135 BegElem
Cloze Exercise - Martin Luther King

Cloze Exercise - Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, America on January 15, 1929. This worksheet asks students to read the 'Reading Comprehension - Martin Luther King' first and then fill in missing words ...
5 Views 8,073 Elem
Winter Memory Game

Winter Memory Game

Print the worksheet and cut the squares. Divide the class into groups. Give each group a stack of cards. Shuffle the cards and arrange them all face down on a table. Students have to take turns, c ...
15 Views 12,569 ElemPre-Int
Winter Time

Winter Time

This is a reading worksheet designed to build students' vocabulary, share some fun facts, and get them thinking about what they enjoy doing in winter. Students can read the passage together and di ...
8 Views 11,251 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

This worksheet focuses on a short reading about New Year's Resolutions, that highlights some phrasal verbs. Followed by some interesting New Year's Traditions around the world, great for disc ...
18 Views 27,446 Pre-IntIntAdv
Burns Night - an Introduction to Scotland

Burns Night - an Introduction to Scotland

This presentation contains mainly images as a way to talk about Burns Night and introduce Scottish culture into the ESL classroom. It talks about the main traditions of Robert Burns Night and also ...
5 Views 6,176 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Burns Night Quiz and Poem

Burns Night Quiz and Poem

This worksheet is about a festival in Scotland in January. Students can test their knowledge about Scotland and Burns Night, when and how it is celebrated in Scotland. There is a quiz containing t ...
7 Views 7,957 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Chinese New Year - Word Unscramble

Chinese New Year - Word Unscramble

•, January
Chinese New Year resource: word unscramble. This worksheet includes 19 words that are associated with Chinese New Year. Students are asked to look at the words, unscramble them and write them corr ...
4 Views 7,724 Elem
Chinese New Year - Alphabetical Order

Chinese New Year - Alphabetical Order

Chinese New Year resource -all of the words included in this worksheet are associated with Chinese New Year. Students are asked to look at the words and write them in alphabetical order. This Chin ...
5 Views 5,931 Elem
Research Topic - Chinese New Year

Research Topic - Chinese New Year

This worksheet asks students to find out some information about the 12 animals that make up the Chinese zodiac. This can be used as an extra resource when teaching children about the Chinese New Y ...
4 Views 13,029 Elem
Winter Activities

Winter Activities

There are 15 slides in this PPT with 15 different winter activities. Students have to look at the picture and choose the correct option. They can learn or revise vocabulary related to winter activ ...
19 Views 14,329 ElemPre-Int
Word Search - Burns Night

Word Search - Burns Night

All of the words that are hidden in the grid are associated with the celebration Burns Night. There are 15 words for students to find. This word search can be used as an extra resource when teachi ...
4 Views 5,662 Elem
Acrostic Poem - Burns Night

Acrostic Poem - Burns Night

Acrostic poem - Burns Night. Students are asked to write an acrostic poem about Burns Night. Start each line with a word or phrase that starts with the letter on that line. This resource can be us ...
3 Views 4,797 Elem
Reading Comprehension - Burns Night

Reading Comprehension - Burns Night

Scots all round the world celebrate Burns Night with a Burns Supper to celebrate the life of the poet Robert Burns. The suppers are held on or near the 25th January, Burns' birthday.This read ...
7 Views 8,246 Elem
Winter

Winter

Students have to match some pictures with some words related to winter, find some other words in the word search, and complete a text about winter. The worksheet can be used for teaching and revis ...
48 Views 22,948 ElemPre-Int
Burns Night Introduction

Burns Night Introduction

This worksheet introduces pupils to Burns Night, when and how it is celebrated in Scotland. Pupils can test their knowledge of Scotland, there is a quiz containing ten questions about Scotland and ...
8 Views 7,979 Pre-IntInt
Burns Night

Burns Night

•, January
This worksheet is about a festival in Scotland in January. It introduces students to Burns Night, when and how it is celebrated in Scotland.There are vocabulary games. Pupils have to situate Scotl ...
12 Views 7,637 Elem
Australia Day Reading

Australia Day Reading

The worksheet entitled 'Australia Day' has been prepared in order to get the students familiar with Australia and its regions. It may be used in the classes devoted to culture as well as mastering ...
13 Views 15,591 Pre-IntInt
New Year's Resolutions Using

New Year's Resolutions Using "Will"

This three-page worksheet explains the tradition of making New Year's resolutions. It also introduces the grammatical structure for making promising using "will". There are plenty of examples and ...
12 Views 26,734 ElemPre-Int

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