168 FREE USA Worksheets

FREE USA Worksheets

Many ESL teachers from English speaking countries, like the USA, teach abroad and want to share their culture with students and many teachers who are non-native English speakers want to teach their students about English speaking countries. Both groups can find 168 excellent worksheets on the USA in this section for all different levels and ages as well as on a variety of topics such as holidays, history, and American slang. This USA worksheet could be used as an introduction to five popular holidays celebrated in America. There is a short summary for each holiday, a list of vocabulary words, and some comprehension questions. You could use this in one lesson or split the material up to include in holiday lessons throughout the year. The latter option might be less overwhelming especially for lower level learners or students with little prior knowledge of these holidays. Before giving your students information about a holiday, see what they already know by eliciting pieces of information and writing key points on the board. There is a variety of worksheets in this section so if you would like to focus on another aspect of the USA, take a look at the other available worksheets.

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Cloze Exercise – Abraham Lincoln

Cloze Exercise – Abraham Lincoln

  This fun educational cloze activity can be used in your class when teaching students reading comprehension. Students read the facts about the 16th President of the United States, Abraham ...
1 Views 218 ElemPre-Int
American Elections Debate

American Elections Debate

Hellen Haga
  This group activity can also be done in pairs. It includes 4 tasks and a warm-up: Warm-up: ask what students already know about the electoral college; Task 1: watch and discuss a video i ...
1 Views 1,301 Adv
American Saturday Night Song Sheet

American Saturday Night Song Sheet

Yuvia Chairez
This worksheet to be used along with Brad Paisley's American Saturday Night is for intermediate levels of ESL learners. The song has several activities, mostly aimed at translating, usage ...
1 Views 1,355 Int
Reading Comprehension – Abraham Lincoln

Reading Comprehension – Abraham Lincoln

  Abraham Lincoln was born on 12 February 1809. He was the 16th President of the United States of America, serving from March 1861 through April 1865, until he was assassinated. Students c ...
1 Views 2,543 ElemPre-Int
Washington – How many words?

Washington – How many words?

  This short worksheet can be used as an extra teaching resource to improve the vocabulary and spelling. How many words can your students make by rearranging the letters in the word WASHIN ...
1 Views 1,120 ElemPre-Int
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James Dean

James Dean

Alyona
  This worksheet will help students practice their listening skills and learn some useful vocabulary including set phrases. It can be set as a home task or done in pairs during a lesson. I ...
1 Views 2,207 Pre-IntInt
Why do we say OK?

Why do we say OK?

Barbora
Have you ever wondered where OK came from? Watch the youTube video "Why do we say OK" to find out. And while you're watching it, try to answer very easy questions from the worksheet, OK? The wor ...
1 Views 12,124 Pre-IntInt
Word Search Activity - Rosa Parks

Word Search Activity - Rosa Parks

This word search can be used as a fun activity with your class when teaching students about Rosa Parks. Students to try and find the words relating to Rosa Parks hidden in the word search grid a ...
1 Views 7,597 Elem
The History of Thanksgiving Lesson

The History of Thanksgiving Lesson

chocolate addict
This is designed for a two-hour class. I first use the quiz to see what the students know about Thanksgiving. Then they read the text and work on the questions. At the end, we work on the two sho ...
1 Views 23,086 Pre-IntIntAdv
Countries, Nationalities and Capitals

Countries, Nationalities and Capitals

MissB
Students cut the flags and try to properly place them. Then I give them a piece of paper with the answers of the grid and they must fill the grid. Depending on the level of your student you can d ...
1 Views 12,466 BegElemPre-Int
The Berenstain Bears by the Sea Worksheet

The Berenstain Bears by the Sea Worksheet

Karina
Spend your summer holiday with The Berenstain Bears! You can find the video for the worksheet here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=10&v=JvllvjuGcKc. Listen and number the pi ...
1 Views 4,859 Pre-Int
Donald Trump's Speech (Designed for Russian-speaking Students)

Donald Trump's Speech (Designed for Russian-speaking Students)

Alyona
This worksheet will help your students improve their listening skills and grab some useful vocabulary on the topic of politics. It is primarily aimed at adult learners.Thought it was created for R ...
1 Views 7,475 IntAdv
It Takes Two Movie PowerPoint

It Takes Two Movie PowerPoint

Watch the movie and check how well your students remember facts from there by playing a game of trivia. The first slide is made to let students guess what movie they are going to watch: fact will ...
1 Views 12,352 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
American Culture

American Culture

Jeff Genet
This is an extremely powerful and fun way to teach cultural awareness. This fun lesson is linked to a video which talks about common generalization that people have about Americans. Improve listen ...
1 Views 9,862 All
Lady Gaga - I'll Never Love Again Song Worksheet

Lady Gaga - I'll Never Love Again Song Worksheet

Joyce
This is a listening practice activity from the movie A Star is Born. The speed is quite slow so it's suitable for all levels. I recommend playing the song at least twice. This file includes a stu ...
1 Views 28,281 All
Christmas Episode of Modern Family (Season 1 Episode 10)

Christmas Episode of Modern Family (Season 1 Episode 10)

Elena Taranova
A good episode to show your students Christmas traditions and learn about family related topics. The handout consists of True-False tasks, questions for discussion and lists of new phrases. The le ...
1 Views 15,325 Pre-IntIntAdvExam

"Friends" Season 3 Episode 9 Thanksgiving TV Episode Worksheet (The One With The Football)

Ariel
This is a worksheet based a full episode of the TV show, "Friends" (Season 3, Episode 9: The One With The Football). It includes matching activities to pre-teach relevant vocabulary and listening ...
1 Views 24,120 IntAdv
20 Thanksgiving Flashcards

20 Thanksgiving Flashcards

ElenaK
Colorful flashcards with pictures for kids & ESL students. Learn Thanksgiving vocabulary using cards. The PDF set contains all popular Thanksgiving items: turkey, harvest, Mayflower, Pilgrim, ...
1 Views 12,940 BegElem
Home Alone (1999) Movie Worksheet for B2+ Levels

Home Alone (1999) Movie Worksheet for B2+ Levels

Elena Taranova
Watch a legendary Christmas movie with your students or assign it as homework, your students will be elated. The tasks include putting events in order, answering questions, working with slang and ...
1 Views 23,645 AdvExam
Home Alone (1999) Movie Handout B1 Level

Home Alone (1999) Movie Handout B1 Level

Elena Taranova
Watch a legendary Christmas family movie with your students to enjoy Christmas season even more. The handout is based on the first part of the movie: 0:00 - 51:20. This is not an easy movie to wat ...
1 Views 23,094 Pre-IntInt

Hollywood – Short Film

mariana schulz
[thumb=left]https://busyteacher.org/uploads/posts/2021-04/1618059175_screen-shot-2021-04-10-at-14.48.01.png[/thumb]   This worksheet is an activity for ESL Elementary Level (or pre-intermed ...
1 Views 263 ElemPre-Int
Remembering Aretha Franklin - Video and Worksheet

Remembering Aretha Franklin - Video and Worksheet

Chocolate Addict
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 Fra ...
1 Views 11,799 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Modern Family; Spring Break

Movie Worksheet: Modern Family; Spring Break

Christine Loconti
This worksheet goes with the episode of the popular TV show Modern Family, "Spring Break." I used this to go along with a lesson about Easter holidays and spring break in other countries as a fun ...
2 Views 23,112 IntAdv
Christmas in the USA - Reading Comprehension

Christmas in the USA - Reading Comprehension

What statues are sometimes used to decorate the outside of houses? Where is the famous Rockefeller Center? Find out some interesting facts about Christmas in the USA. Students read through the tex ...
12 Views 33,742 Elem
Gun Control in America (Not Suitable for Kids)

Gun Control in America (Not Suitable for Kids)

Sabine Schrader
This worksheet deals with the question of gun control in the US by making use of the very funny comedian Jim Jefferies and his show on gun control. A good lesson sheet for advanced (adult) le ...
5 Views 14,581 Adv

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