Animals are a popular ESL topic especially with young learners and students in primary school. Here at BusyTeacher there are
635 worksheets in this section that focus on animals
as well as a variety of grammar points. These are all ready to use, free, and printable which makes the site a great resource for teaching materials. Take a look at
which combines animal vocabulary and reading practice into a guessing game for students which they can complete individually, in pairs, or even in groups. If you would like to do something else, look at some other worksheets to find something your students will love.
Animals are a fun topic that students enjoy talking about so they can be used throughout your course to interest students in a variety of activities. Younger students especially like talking about different types of animals so be sure to give them the opportunity to use this enthusiasm in their ESL classes. Besides studying animal vocabulary, you can also use animal flashcards when studying comparative and superlative structures, descriptive words and for other topics too. With intermediate, advanced, and adult learners animals will be a less important topic but you may consider talking about some of them in discussions, for example polar bears and global warming.
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KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the rabbit using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun fact ...
It's a 2011 comedy movie based on the book. This worksheet has simple questions based on a few scenes in the movie and a little activity/picture matching. Vocabulary: eagle / sailing / character / ...
Did you know that the Red Wolf (Canis Rufus) is the most endangered of all the wolf species? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill in the missing words using the word ...
A mingle / drawing activity for young learners to talk about their pets and to practice body parts. In part 1 students find a friend who has a pet matching the image and then write two things abou ...
I´ve made a video with a poem about horses. There are 6 exercises. You can watch the video and read the poem. Then you can do the exercises (Circle the adjective, Fill in the missing letters ...
It's Spring! What better time to do some garden vocabulary with your students. File contains a number of garden-based activities: idioms, collocations match, discussion questions, and design acti ...
Did you know that male gorillas are called silverbacks? How much do your students know about the gentle mountain gorilla? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill in the ...
This science worksheet was created for primary aged children and asks students to write a short report about giraffes. They must include the answers to the questions in their report. This will hel ...
This worksheet was created for primary/elementary students and will help a child's research skills. This worksheet asks students to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to ...
A full lesson plan about insects including a warmer, an "insects by the numbers" guessing activity, a disgusting insects ranking activity, a bugs parts labeling activity, and a series of quirky d ...
Int Adv Exam
Did you know that the fin whale is the second largest whale in the world? Find out some more interesting facts about fin whales by completing this endangered species resource. Students are asked t ...
Shouting dictation for animal idioms - suitable for Int and above. Contains both a shouting dictation for the idioms, which can then be used as group or paired discussion questions. Also contain ...
Int Adv Exam
This worksheet is a game. You will need a dice. Each kid will throw the dice on their turn. After throwing the dice, the kid will choose an animal and color and every kid will write the number and ...
KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the fish using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun facts ...
Beginning or younger English language learners can use this mini book to practice their reading skills and learn the names of African Animals. Print out the book, and then have students cut out an ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
Did you know that great white sharks are now considered vulnerable? How much do your students know about the great white shark? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill ...
A worksheet for this video about cat idioms in the English language. Idioms included: cat got your tongue?, a fat cat, to purr like a cat, when the cat's away, to be the cat's whiskers, the cat is ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
What is an Ocean? This worksheet was created for primary/elementary school children and includes facts about the world's oceans. Students read through the sentences and fill in the missing words. ...
This PPT can be used with young learners to review different animals. Pupils have to guess the animal after seeing just a part of it, then the whole picture appears. It's good as a warm up task or ...
This is part of The Late Late Show with James Corden and it's hilarious but still very informative.This video and the exercises are useful for your classes if you talk about animals, nature, envir ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is a speaking assignment. A2-level ss have to present an unknown animal by answering some questions in a PowerPoint presentation. The animals can be found in a list at switchzoo.com. The work ...
I have designed this file to review the names of some farm animals (and their babies) and of course some other vocabulary items related to the farm such as barn, tractor and scarecrow. The instruc ...
I have designed this ppt to teach some vocabulary items related to the "farm". It includes different farm animals and their babies. It also includes such words as a tractor, farmer, barn, flowers, ...
A basic lyrics gap-fill activity for beginner students for the "Baby Shark" song from Super Simple Songs. You can find the video file on Youtube. I used this worksheet as the first part of the les ...
I have designed this PDF to review some animals that live in the rainforests, in polar regions and on African plains. It contains a bingo game. Cut the cards and give each team a card. Cut the li ...
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