Crime and Punishment Worksheets
Here at BusyTeacher, we like to provide you with lots of choices and variety so welcome to the crime and punishment section of the site. It is not an obvious ESL topic but there still are
92 FREE worksheets
available that you might consider using in class.
is for upper intermediate students who need to practice modal verbs. There are excellent instructions included with the worksheet but you are going to have to take some time beforehand to talk about crime related vocabulary such as forgery so that students understand the questions they are being asked. If this is not an appropriate topic or level for your students, there are many to choose from including word searches and other discussion activities.
While not a common ESL topic, crime and punishment can be interesting especially in adult discussion classes because everybody has a slightly different opinion when it comes to issues related to this. Some schools may deem this a controversial and inappropriate topic so be sure to get approval before introducing anything in class. With lower level learners, you may want to introduce vocabulary words such as jail, steal, and policeman. You can use these words in activities related to predictions or when studying the If ~, then ~. sentence structure. As with most topics, you simply have to choose material that suits the level of your students to ensure that everything goes smoothly and students understand the lesson.
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My students usually enjoy doing crosswords and word searches. This is a crossword to review vocabulary related to crime. It can also be used to introduced the topic and check how many words they ...
This is a set of vocabulary connected with crimes. It’s a 7 page worksheet on crime words formation. First page is a table with different crime words ordered by group. Second, third and four ...
This tense chart was made with law enforcement-related example sentences, otherwise it is a normal chart :) I have been teaching law enforcement English for 9 years now, and I made this chart for ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This worksheet was devised as part of a didactic unit on crime, mystery and detective fiction. Since many of the police and detective questions tend to be in the past continuous, I decided to mix ...
Elem Pre-Int Int
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 ...
The tasks encompass after-watching exercises for listening comprehension of Bones series (The Proof in the Pudding-S05E12). They are designed for either in-class or extra activities for advanced l ...
William R. Work, MD
This crossword was developed to help review the vocabulary for an introductory legal English course. This covers about half of the course and the remainder will be uploaded shortly. The feedback I ...
The pre-intermediate kids whom I teach absolutely hate fantasy movies and comedies, so I decided to engage them into the conversation and learning by offering a movie "Krampus: the Christmas evil" ...
Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This power point presentaion is to practice crime vocabulary. There are 18 pictures with captions that will help your students remember the new vocabulary. There are also some questions to discuss ...
Elem Pre-Int Int Adv Exam
This is a powerpoint that I made for ESL learners in middle school in France (the powerpoint is entirely in English) with vocabulary words they learned from a unit on crime. I played with the enti ...
This is a worksheet for a listening and viewing comprehension about a statement that President Obama gave just after the attacks took place. Recommended level is pre-intermediate. It goes with thi ...
A vocabulary and speaking activity for intermediate students. In part one, students read a situation and decipher jumbled letters to find the crime that is described in the situation. The first le ...
When was Guy Fawkes born? What was Guy Fawkes famous for? What was his occupation? This research activity asks kids to find out some information about Guy Fawkes and include their research in the ...
Here's my favourite website to watch films with subtitles and worksheet for about 15 minutes of it. There are clear tasks for your students to do and the video to enjoy. I usually use this while w ...
This exercise was designed as extra practice when I taught verb to be in the past. You can also use to review the same verb. I tried to keep the vocaulary very simple, but if you think some words ...
The worksheet focuses on six serial killers and it is a reading exercise for B2 students. Looking for information and synonym finder can be found here with key. Students have to find one or more s ...
In this exercise students are required to read about 5 unsolved serial murder cases and they simply have to fish for information from the article. The worksheet includes a key. (Source: http: ...
Pre-Int Int Adv
This exercise is based on the ongoing case of the Long Island Killer: http://www.investigatingcrimes.com/monster-new-york-long-island-serial-killer/. There are 4 mini exercises: a gap-filling, a s ...
A murder was committed at a multinational company. Police interrogate a suspect, who was a colleague of the victim. In this exercise, jumble the questions and answers and let students match t ...
In this worksheet, students are given mugshots (and one page useful phrases) of infamous US-based serial killers. Their task is to compose personal descriptions. It is also possible to teach perso ...
Beg Elem Pre-Int
This case was designed for A2-B1 students, with basic understanding and usage of English. The main student group is Law Enforcement students, but learners of General English can also enjoy this tr ...
It is a worksheet about the different kinds of crimes that we have in English. It can be used as a vocabulary game, where students can work individually or in a group to see how many meanings they ...
The worksheet is a gap-filling activity based on a funny fast-paced song "Balaklava" by Arctic Monkeys. The song is an allegory of love described as a robbery. The song is devoted to the topic of ...
Int Adv Exam
Presentation for B level students (or up to C) to talk about abiding laws. Includes vocabulary about traffic and violations that work with the article (a real article!). It is a funny story about ...
Int Adv Exam
This worksheet was created to make my students think of bullying and Cyber bullying, and how it affects our society. It was also created to help them with the pronunciation of the ed ending o ...
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