66 FREE Politics Worksheets

FREE Politics Worksheets

You have found the politics section of Busy Teacher where you will find 66 related worksheets. There are a number of ways you can include this topic in your classes and the different worksheets available reflect that. This is one such worksheet. It has a number of activities that can help intermediate students learn about elections. The topics of the sample elections are a little basic so you might want to alter them a bit for classes with high school students or adults. There are other worksheets in this section that can help you address different aspects of politics.
This is another topic that is not suitable for everyone and will certainly ruffle some feathers if you plan to discuss a specific historical or current event. To avoid controversy in your classroom consider conducting an activity like the example above. A good time to look at the passive voice is when you are reading political articles because it is often used in them. Rather than place the blame squarely where it belongs by using the active voice, things are phrased differently to deflect the blow. “The President did this.” is totally different from “This was done.” where no one is accused of performing the action. Whether or not you decide to include this topic in your course, the worksheets are here and free for you to use at any time.

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Second Conditional - If I were President

Second Conditional - If I were President

English Through Videos
This worksheet is designed to be used with a YouTube video. It helps learners practise using the Second Conditional or Unreal Conditional. It is a multiple choice and discussion activity. Studen ...
1 Views 8,933 Pre-IntIntAdv
Vote for Us! - 1st Conditional Practice

Vote for Us! - 1st Conditional Practice

Tom Leventhall
•, Politics
A fun, interactive way to practice the first conditional. Students begin by discussing and assessing a number political parties (some real, some just for fun). After that, each group gets to des ...
1 Views 9,074 Pre-IntInt
Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award Acceptance Speech

Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award Acceptance Speech

Angie Kokolaki
Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. de Mille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes and gave an amazing acceptance speech. You can watch it via YouTube. [youtube=http://www.youtube=http://www.youtube.co ...
9 Views 4,841 Pre-IntInt
White Helmet Heroes

White Helmet Heroes

Larysa Honcharuk
white-helmet-heroes.docx [74.12 Kb] (Count: 409)A video-based activity about war in Syria and White Helmet Heroes. The worksheet can be a good conversation starter focusing on the notion of heroism and bravery as well as war ...
4 Views 5,388 IntAdvExam
C1/C2 Conversation - $1 Could Soon Be Worth ˆ1

C1/C2 Conversation - $1 Could Soon Be Worth ˆ1

Dale Kirkwood
A nice worksheet for advanced students. I couldn't ever find anything challenging enough for C1/C2 students who wanted to learn some complicated words and have a good read. I think this would make ...
13 Views 25,583 AdvExam
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Movie Worksheet: What Is the U.S. Electoral College and How Does It Work?

Movie Worksheet: What Is the U.S. Electoral College and How Does It Work?

Adele
Electoral procedures in the US can be difficult to understand as they are complex and unique. Here's a link to a video on youtube that explains in simple terms what the US Electoral College is an ...
4 Views 5,515 IntAdv
Reactions to US Elections Results: Trump's Victory

Reactions to US Elections Results: Trump's Victory

Chocolate addict
This worksheet includes a video about the reasons of Trump's victory and a short article from the New York Times (a reaction by a contributing opinion writer). We are not supposed to discuss our p ...
18 Views 13,010 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: US Elections 2016

Movie Worksheet: US Elections 2016

Ellen
Worksheet about the US elections in November 2016. Includes speaking, reading, vocabulary, listening based on Trump and Clinton's post Orlando speeches and a writing prompt about global risks.&nbs ...
28 Views 13,961 Pre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Brexit Advanced

Movie Worksheet: Brexit Advanced

hellen haga
This was designed to discuss the arguments which led to the referendum result on 23rd of June. It has interesting vocabulary to work with, it envolves a great deal of speaking because students mus ...
3 Views 8,415 Adv
Movie Worksheet: President Obama's Statement on the Paris Attacks

Movie Worksheet: President Obama's Statement on the Paris Attacks

BusyTeacher Contributor
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 ...
4 Views 9,302 Pre-Int
Song Worksheet: Million Voices by Polina Gagarina (Eurovision 2015)

Song Worksheet: Million Voices by Polina Gagarina (Eurovision 2015)

Lerlechka
This beautiful song performed by Russian singer Polina Gagarina is represented at the contest "Eurovision 2015". It is about faith in future, friendship of all peoples and world peace. In this wor ...
7 Views 6,544 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Speaking Club Lesson Plan

Speaking Club Lesson Plan

•Politics,
A lesson plan for a speaking club meeting at the end of which students will make a presentation of their project and film an advertising campaign video. The topic of the project is how to imp ...
6 Views 31,251 Pre-IntInt
The Rabbits Who Caused the Trouble

The Rabbits Who Caused the Trouble

A fable by James Thurber , reading comprehension. I love this story because it shows how prejudice can lead to hatred and the text can lead to a debate or discussion with students . Here are t ...
9 Views 8,543 Adv
Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution

• » Politics
This activity is about Hong Kong's Umbrella Revolution. There is a listening exercise in which students will watch a video in the background of the protest and answer some questions. In the other ...
5 Views 3,790 IntAdv
Auschwitz: Surprising Beginnings 1 of 5

Auschwitz: Surprising Beginnings 1 of 5

This is a listening activity with a set of questions with a link to youtube video included in the file. Nothing extraordinary but fits perfecty well when you want to conduct a lesson about history ...
3 Views 5,524 IntAdv
The British Royal Family 5 (1-5)

The British Royal Family 5 (1-5)

This is a set of five sheets that can be used for speaking lessons.  The first sheet offers an introduction to the members of the royal family, the second sheet uses a youtube inter ...
4 Views 7,539 Pre-IntInt
The British Royal Family 3 (1-5)

The British Royal Family 3 (1-5)

This is a set of five sheets that can be used for speaking lessons.  The first sheet offers an introduction to the members of the royal family, the second sheet uses a youtube inter ...
4 Views 7,771 Pre-IntInt
The British Royal Family 2 ( 1-5)

The British Royal Family 2 ( 1-5)

This is a set of five sheets that can be used for speaking lessons.  The first sheet offers an introduction to the members of the royal family, the second sheet uses a youtube interview ...
3 Views 9,211 Pre-IntInt
The British Royal Family 1 (1-5)

The British Royal Family 1 (1-5)

This is a set of five sheets that can be used for speaking lessons.  The first sheet offers an introduction to the members of the royal family, the second sheet uses a youtube interview with ...
4 Views 9,438 Pre-IntInt
An Introduction to the USA

An Introduction to the USA

•, , Politics
This presentation acts as an introduction to the people, history, economy and culture of the United States of America. I am not an American citizen myself but I have researched this piece in order ...
5 Views 13,197 IntAdv
The Education System in the United Kingdom (Advanced)

The Education System in the United Kingdom (Advanced)

This presentation introduces students to the education system in the United Kingdom, giving them examples of how the system works and a few of the key issues currently relevant to the system. Idea ...
4 Views 8,750 AdvExam
Controversial Topics

Controversial Topics

It was created to promote an interesting discussion about controversial topics. Teachers must be aware of students' opinion and act as a guide in the discussion. It would be helpful if p ...
22 Views 123,227 Adv
Female Leadership Speaking Activity

Female Leadership Speaking Activity

A simple lesson plan for a speaking lesson based on the Ban Bossy campaign, which is about empowering young girls to hone their leadership skills. Videos can be found on YouTube at http://www.yout ...
5 Views 7,528 Int
Ireland - Fact File

Ireland - Fact File

•, Politics
This handout is a fact file on the topic of Ireland. It provides the teacher as well as the students with basic information on Ireland such as Great Famine. Moreover, it explains certain terminolo ...
6 Views 8,393 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: If I Could Change the World

Movie Worksheet: If I Could Change the World

This was an activity I did based on a video (the link is at the top) in order to introduce the theme "Global issues". It's a vocabulary activity which can be easily adapted. It can also be used wi ...
13 Views 10,966 Pre-IntInt

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