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Henry II Plantagenet

Henry II Plantagenet

One of the great kings of England: common law, scutage and conflict with Thomas Becket. This mind map briefly outlines the great king, his achievements and the conflict with Becket. You can use it ...
1 Views 57 Pre-IntInt
English History Succession War 1139

English History Succession War 1139

A simple mind map about Succession War, its causes, important facts and how it ended up. I use these maps to get a general view of a topic leading to discussion or group work to add details. Mind ...
1 Views 1,065 Pre-Int
Greetings Card - Happy Hanukkah (with Dreidels)

Greetings Card - Happy Hanukkah (with Dreidels)

Kids can write their own message in this greetings card or use it as an extra resource when learning about Hanukkah! Hanukkah is also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, and i ...
3 Views 1,346 Elem
Colouring Worksheet - Menorah

Colouring Worksheet - Menorah

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday. Kids can colour the colouring worksheet and use it as an extra resource when learning about ...
2 Views 1,178 Elem
Colouring Worksheet - Dreidel

Colouring Worksheet - Dreidel

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday. Kids can colour the colouring worksheet and use it as an extra resource when learning about ...
2 Views 1,086 Elem
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Colouring Worksheet - Happy Hanukkah

Colouring Worksheet - Happy Hanukkah

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights and Feast of Dedication, is an eight-day Jewish holiday. Kids can colour the colouring worksheet and use it as an extra resource when learning about ...
2 Views 1,034 Elem
Junior A/B Colours-Numbers

Junior A/B Colours-Numbers

ATHANASIA DIPLAROU
A colourpage to practice numbers and colours for junior classes. Students have to be able to read the numbers (in letters) understand which number is in the picture and choose the correct colour t ...
5 Views 2,999 Beg
Classroom Verbs Worksheet

Classroom Verbs Worksheet

This is a worksheet for teaching or revising classroom verbs at elementary level. The first paged is basically just a picture dictionary which can also be used as a study sheet followed by a words ...
2 Views 2,727 Elem
Vegetables Flashcards

Vegetables Flashcards

A set of 18 colorful vegetable flashcards,which can be used for teaching new words, conversation cards, oral test, group work, classroom posters, etc.. It contains pictures of tomatoes, caul ...
7 Views 9,049 BegPre-IntInt
Zombie Pirate

Zombie Pirate

http://retrocoloring.com
A coloring page from "Cool and Funny Zombies Coloring Book" by Yury Shchipakin - first zombie coloring book appropriate for 3 – 5 years old kids.
1 Views 3,828 All
Top 20 Most Common Spelling Mistakes

Top 20 Most Common Spelling Mistakes

Respelt
This infographic depicts most common spelling mistakes English language learners make. You can use it as a classroom poster. In addition, you can use it to revise spelling with your students, or t ...
7 Views 5,178 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Describing Appearance

Describing Appearance

Lerlechka
These flashcards can be used to teach students  appearance vocabulary. They can help students remember the words or these flashcards can be used as speaking cards. The worksheet is useful for ...
5 Views 8,917 BegElemPre-IntInt
Homework Assignment Sheet

Homework Assignment Sheet

Rita
Homework planner - homework assignment sheet (efl) including separate columns for dates, student's book, companion, workbook and grammar. Can be printed and handed out to students so that they can ...
1 Views 3,133 All
Pokemon Maze

Pokemon Maze

This speaking worksheet is created as a game for our speaking club, and I think it's a great way to recycle your material and get your students talking at the same time. This game is also a nice t ...
3 Views 4,615 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Complete the Sentence Game

Complete the Sentence Game

I use this activity for warming up or as a team competition game. It is very fast, it will not take you more than five minutes. I read aloud a line by line and students try to be fast completing t ...
8 Views 10,641 ElemPre-Int
Printable Alphabet Flashcards

Printable Alphabet Flashcards

This is a very colorful alphabet that you can print and use for teaching the abc whether you're introducing them one by one or as a whole. Kids will love to relate the letters to the animals ...
4 Views 8,892 Beg
Movie Worksheet: Mr. Young, Episode 1 - Season 1

Movie Worksheet: Mr. Young, Episode 1 - Season 1

Priscilla Camargo
Recommended to children between ages 9-10 . We can use it to recycle vocabulary related to animals, places and objects. It's also used to improve students' skills to observe details and give opini ...
2 Views 4,684 Elem
William the Conqueror's Family Tree

William the Conqueror's Family Tree

Mind map of William the Conqueror's family tree: it is often difficult to remember both names and the steps that led from a strong king (1066) to the Succession War (1139). This mind map shows the ...
5 Views 2,661 Pre-Int
Look or Looks

Look or Looks

I designed this worksheet for younger students, they have to complete the sentences with "look" or "looks" depending if it is singular or plural, then they can color the images as they wish. I hop ...
3 Views 5,474 BegElem
English Marathon

English Marathon

Marina
“English Marathon” is an inspiring worksheet based on Kate’s life story. She is an English teacher, a traveler, and a runner. The worksheet can be used as a revision quiz or read ...
9 Views 8,850 Pre-IntIntAdv
Print and Color

Print and Color

This coloring page for kids combines colouring and some words (classroom furniture and objects mostly) and phrases for the very beginners (see "Excellent! 1" Unit 1 and 2 active vocabulary). Child ...
2 Views 7,326 Beg
ID Card

ID Card

Luana Araújo
This worksheet deals with the verb to be, numbers, articles and some classroom objects. It is a simple review. It is designed for elementary students or beginners. You can add more exercises and u ...
2 Views 6,314 Elem
Children's Games

Children's Games

Match the names of games with pictures. I printed, coloured and laminated them and I am using them for many things. Young learners can match them, learners can also develop speaking by picking out ...
5 Views 11,179 ElemPre-IntInt
Oral Presentation Evaluation Chart

Oral Presentation Evaluation Chart

Ronald Ortega
Normally you do not know how to evaluate an oral presentation or oral test. Well, here you have an evaluation chart that I created based on information I got from different places, so that you ca ...
4 Views 5,315 All
Tests

Tests

I made these tests to check my students general knowledge. They are not standardized and include cloze and multiple choice exercises. Some did well,some didn't. It checks their knowledge of both l ...
7 Views 5,642 Pre-IntInt

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