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  1. How Harry met Meghan/ Brangelina Love StoryHow Harry met Meghan/ Brangelina Love Story
    This is a worksheet suitable for Elementary or Pre-Intermediate students who are interested in celebrities and romance.The activity allows students to re-construct the timelines of two love stories: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's. There are printable cards for 9 events in their stories. The activity allows students to learn/revise "relationships" vocabulary ...
  2. Food Idioms Shouting DictationFood Idioms Shouting Dictation
    Shouting dictation for food idioms - suitable for a good class pre-int and above. Contains a shouting dictation for the idioms which can then be used as group or paired discussion questions. A good warmer or filler for any weekly topic concerning animals. Can provide at least 20 minutes of activity and discussion.
  3. Mystery Murder (Past Continuous)Mystery Murder (Past Continuous)
    This activity is an inversed Clue game where SS need to find the person who was murdered, where was he/she murdered and what was he/she doing when it happened using Past Continuous. Suggested cards are included in this worksheet but teachers can make their own cards too. Instructions are already included in the worksheet
  4. What are Fossils?What are Fossils?
    This worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. What are fossils? This science worksheet includes 12 facts about fossils. Students read through the sentences and fill in the missing words. There is a word bank to help them. This resource was created by PrimaryLeap.
  5. The Selfish Giant - Oscar Wilde (Literature - Immersive Reading)The Selfish Giant - Oscar Wilde (Literature - Immersive Reading)
    The Selfish Giant owns a beautiful garden which has 12 peach trees and lovely fragrant flowers, in which children love to play after returning from the school. On the giant's return from seven years visiting his friend the Cornish Ogre, he takes offense at the children and builds a wall to keep them out. He put a notice board "TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED". The garden falls into perpetual wi ...
  1. Mystery Murder (Past Continuous)Mystery Murder (Past Continuous)
    This activity is an inversed Clue game where SS need to find the person who was murdered, where was he/she murdered and what was he/she doing when it happened using Past Continuous. Suggested cards are included in this worksheet but teachers can make their own cards too. Instructions are already included in the worksheet
  2. What are Fossils?What are Fossils?
    This worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. What are fossils? This science worksheet includes 12 facts about fossils. Students read through the sentences and fill in the missing words. There is a word bank to help them. This resource was created by PrimaryLeap.
  3. How Harry met Meghan/ Brangelina Love StoryHow Harry met Meghan/ Brangelina Love Story
    This is a worksheet suitable for Elementary or Pre-Intermediate students who are interested in celebrities and romance.The activity allows students to re-construct the timelines of two love stories: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's and Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's. There are printable cards for 9 events in their stories. The activity allows students to learn/revise "relationships" vocabulary ...
  4. Food Idioms Shouting DictationFood Idioms Shouting Dictation
    Shouting dictation for food idioms - suitable for a good class pre-int and above. Contains a shouting dictation for the idioms which can then be used as group or paired discussion questions. A good warmer or filler for any weekly topic concerning animals. Can provide at least 20 minutes of activity and discussion.
  5. The Selfish Giant - Oscar Wilde (Literature - Immersive Reading)The Selfish Giant - Oscar Wilde (Literature - Immersive Reading)
    The Selfish Giant owns a beautiful garden which has 12 peach trees and lovely fragrant flowers, in which children love to play after returning from the school. On the giant's return from seven years visiting his friend the Cornish Ogre, he takes offense at the children and builds a wall to keep them out. He put a notice board "TRESPASSERS WILL BE PROSECUTED". The garden falls into perpetual wi ...
  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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