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  1. Pronouns and Homophones WorksheetPronouns and Homophones Worksheet
    Homophones are words that sound the same but have differentspellings and meanings. Some examples of homophone pairs include read/reed, write/right, and their/there.Some pronouns and pronoun/verb contractions are homophones.• Don’t confuse these homophones: there/they’re/their, there’s/theirs, its/ it’s, and your/you’re.
  2. Cloze Activity - Facts About ForcesCloze Activity - Facts About Forces
    How do we measure forces? Who was one of the first scientists to study gravity and force? This science resource asks students to read the facts about forces and motion and fill in the missing words. There is a word bank to help them. 
  3. Goofy BasketballGoofy Basketball
    This is a worksheet based on the video "Goofy Basketball" which encourages young learners to start working with worksheets. Even at the end they can do a little of maths using the vocabulary provided by the teacher that is taken from the sport itself. They can also describe the characters based on their physical appearance.
  4. Passive Voice- Present Simple & Past Simple ExercisesPassive Voice- Present Simple & Past Simple Exercises
    There is a short info section on the rules for Passive Voice, form and use for two tenses: Present Simple and Past Simple. There are two exercises to practise the Present Simple & the Past Simple Passive. One is a gap filling exercise and the other is a rewriting one.
  5. Ordinal Numbers Practise in WordsOrdinal Numbers Practise in Words
    Ordinal numbers writing practice, in short form and in words. Not for identifying the order, but for practice in writing the form.This is a slightly nicer format of an identical content worksheet. I have added columns to make it easier to cut in half.
  1. Find Someone Who Movies/FilmsFind Someone Who Movies/Films
    Cut the handout out to use as a warmer or one of activities on topic of movies/film genres, etc. Each student gets a card and starts asking other students questions to find a person who does something from the list. Let students mingle until they have written at least one name next to the fact on their papers.
  2. Ordinal Numbers Practise in WordsOrdinal Numbers Practise in Words
    Ordinal numbers writing practice, in short form and in words. Not for identifying the order, but for practice in writing the form.This is a slightly nicer format of an identical content worksheet. I have added columns to make it easier to cut in half.
  3. Goofy BasketballGoofy Basketball
    This is a worksheet based on the video "Goofy Basketball" which encourages young learners to start working with worksheets. Even at the end they can do a little of maths using the vocabulary provided by the teacher that is taken from the sport itself. They can also describe the characters based on their physical appearance.
  4. Remembering Aretha Franklin - Video and WorksheetRemembering Aretha Franklin - Video and Worksheet
    A tribute to Aretha Franklin: first a video from The New York Times (it has captions if needed) and then an article about her life and career. First I ask students what they know about Aretha Franklin. Then I show the video two or three times (for example once or twice without captions, once with captions). Then we work on the article. This was made for French speaking students, so if your nat ...
  5. Student Skills Evaluation ChartStudent Skills Evaluation Chart
    This is the chart I use to evaluate my students. It includes all the elements that should be evaluated according to the curriculum,apart from tests. There are four grading parts in a school year which is divided in two terms and the columns are for each of them. It helps me a lot and I thought it might be useful to you too. The writing part is divided in two.Under comments, I usually put down ...
  1. Talk for a MinuteTalk for a Minute
    This ppt is a good game for your students to practice speaking for one minute on one of the topics that they are going to choose by luck, it is appropriate for a conversation class ( beginner- intermediate), I hope you enjoy it, it 's very interesting.
  2. Songs To Study English 2Songs To Study English 2
    This Teacher's resource pack contains 16 songs to study (and - I hope - to speak) English. I used them during my lessons, made some corrections and finally decided to share. The structure of the pack is: Teacher's notes for a song followed by a students' page (worksheet). Unlike Songs To Study English 1, you can use more games and other activities with songs. That's why Appendix was added. I ...
  3. Christmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of ActivitiesChristmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of Activities
    Here's a huge 41-page Christmas materials package kindly provided by www.learnwell.fi (also publicly available from their website) that is filled with dozens of ready-to-print Christmas materials, seasonal exercises on vocabulary and grammar, Christmas dialogues and more. Download it and see for yourself - and you won't be disappointed! Merry Christmas! Activities include: Christmas board game ...
  4. Christmas BookletChristmas Booklet
    In this booklet designed for my primary school pupils, who study English for five years, there are some of the most beautiful Christmas songs (Oh Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, White Christmas, Happy Christmas) and fun activities (color by number, riddle, crossword puzzle, write a letter for Santa, Christmas acrostic write, read and ...
  5. Animal RiddlesAnimal Riddles
    Elementary worksheet consisting of 21 riddles. Students or teams of students read the riddles to each other and the other team has to guess. Focuses on reading aloud, pronunciation, listening, listening comprehension and team work. Enjoy!

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