66 FREE January Worksheets for Your ESL Classes

FREE January Worksheets

Welcome to our January worksheets category where every ESL teacher will find tons of free printable January worksheets. Everything you see here is free and can be downloaded and used in your English lesson. Whether you're looking for a simple crossword or something more complex for a higher level learners - we got everything! Please let us know about your experience using our worksheets by coming back and leaving a comment, or simply rathing the worksheets you have tried with your classes. We would also appreciate if you could contribute, too - by submitting your own January worksheets!

66 January Worksheets!

Our focus in the January worksheets section is primarily on winter, winter vacation, New Year’s Day and the Chinese New Year. We have 66 free January worksheets that can be used in ESL classrooms around the world. Here is a simple worksheet for elementary learners on winter vocabulary. You can use it to introduce or practice new words and then conduct a related practice activity afterwards. Some busy teachers have had success combining this worksheet with the dominoes game also available in this section. Weather obviously varies a great deal from place to place but you can also adapt this worksheet to talk about the January weather in your location in order to make it more suitable for your students.
In January it may be hard to keep students focused especially if they have had a long winter holiday so remember to be patient and allow their enthusiasm to structure some of your activities. Give them the opportunity to talk about the things they are interested in during your class period so that they are not whispering about them whenever you turn your back. Do not underestimate the importance of sharing information about holidays, vacations, or traditions. These things have a very meaningful place in your students’ lives so they would get a lot from being able to discuss them. It is also interesting to see how various families observe holidays differently. You can even share your experiences if students are calm enough to listen.
Happy Teaching in January!

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Reading Comprehension – Chinese New Year

Reading Comprehension – Chinese New Year

  Chinese New is celebrated on February 1 this year. This information sheet includes some interesting facts about the Chinese New Year. Children read through the reading comprehension and ...
1 Views 6,491 Elem
Reading Comprehension – Burns Night

Reading Comprehension – Burns Night

    This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts about Burns Night. Scottish people all around the world observe Burns Night with a Burns Supper to celebrate the life o ...
1 Views 4,769 ElemPre-Int
Word Search – Burns Night

Word Search – Burns Night

On 25 January every year, Scots come together to celebrate the life and works of the national poet, Robert Burns. There are fifteen words hidden in this word search that are all associated w ...
2 Views 2,393 Elem
Reading Comprehension – Robert Burns

Reading Comprehension – Robert Burns

  This reading comprehension for young learners includes some facts about the famous Scottish poet, Robert Burns. Students answer the questions such as: 'If you had met Robert Burns, what ...
1 Views 3,816 Elem
Word Unscramble – January

Word Unscramble – January

  This printable English worksheet includes words that are associated with the month of January. Students look at the words and unscramble them so that they are spelled correctly. Some of ...
1 Views 4,100 Elem
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New Year Traditions

New Year Traditions

Stacey Willett
• » January
  New Year is celebrated all over the world. This resource contains interesting New Year customs and traditions practiced in 10 countries to mark the New Year, ward off bad luck, and bring ...
1 Views 4,865 ElemPre-IntInt
Benjamin Franklin – Word Search Activity

Benjamin Franklin – Word Search Activity

This fun word search includes words that are associated with Benjamin Franklin. Students can try and find all of the words hidden in the grid. To make the exercise more interesting, see how many ...
2 Views 2,952 Elem
Chinese New Year Quiz

Chinese New Year Quiz

This fun quiz can be used as an extra resource when teaching the topic: Chinese New Year, or any English language lesson. Created by www.primaryleap.co.uk Some of the questions include: How many ...
1 Views 11,499 Elem
Art As a From of Resistance During the Holocaust PowerPoint

Art As a From of Resistance During the Holocaust PowerPoint

Anastasiia
The lesson introduces students to the art created by the persecuted Jews, namely teenagers, during the Holocaust. The lesson focuses on the use of drawings as the way to resist oppression and per ...
1 Views 6,689 Pre-IntInt
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rabbit

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rabbit

•, , January
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about rabbits! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I h ...
4 Views 8,096 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Monkeys

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Monkeys

•, , January
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about monkeys! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I h ...
3 Views 5,588 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Pig

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Pig

•, , January
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Students are asked to complete this fun research activity about pigs! It can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about the Chinese New Year. I hope ...
3 Views 6,764 Elem
Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rooster

Chinese New Year: Research Activity - Rooster

•, , January
Chinese New Year is nearly here! Did you know that chickens have more bones in their necks than giraffes? Students are asked to complete this fun research activity. It can be used as an extra reso ...
2 Views 6,197 Elem
Haiku Poem - Winter

Haiku Poem - Winter

Get ready for winter with this winter theme English worksheet! This resource was created for primary/elementary children. A Haiku poem consists of three lines and seventeen syllables and can be wr ...
3 Views 13,303 Elem
Movie Worksheet: Peppa Pig, Cold Winter Day

Movie Worksheet: Peppa Pig, Cold Winter Day

This worksheet is dedicated to young learners, especially those who like Peppa Pig. It is based on a 5-minute-long cartoon about Peppa and her family. What the kids have to do is to watch the cart ...
11 Views 26,186 Elem
Winter Worksheet

Winter Worksheet

Edegil
This is a winter worksheet for elementary students. It contains vocabulary (winter weather, winter activities, winter clothes), writing and reading activities and some winter rhymes to learn. Ther ...
15 Views 27,343 BegElem
Cloze Exercise - Martin Luther King

Cloze Exercise - Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr. was born in Atlanta, America on January 15, 1929. This worksheet asks students to read the 'Reading Comprehension - Martin Luther King' first and then fill in missing words ...
6 Views 17,922 Elem
Winter Memory Game

Winter Memory Game

Print the worksheet and cut the squares. Divide the class into groups. Give each group a stack of cards. Shuffle the cards and arrange them all face down on a table. Students have to take turns, c ...
17 Views 22,575 ElemPre-Int
Winter Time

Winter Time

This is a reading worksheet designed to build students' vocabulary, share some fun facts, and get them thinking about what they enjoy doing in winter. Students can read the passage together and di ...
9 Views 19,188 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

This worksheet focuses on a short reading about New Year's Resolutions, that highlights some phrasal verbs. Followed by some interesting New Year's Traditions around the world, great for disc ...
23 Views 49,647 Pre-IntIntAdv
Burns Night - an Introduction to Scotland

Burns Night - an Introduction to Scotland

This presentation contains mainly images as a way to talk about Burns Night and introduce Scottish culture into the ESL classroom. It talks about the main traditions of Robert Burns Night and also ...
6 Views 11,846 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Burns Night Quiz and Poem

Burns Night Quiz and Poem

This worksheet is about a festival in Scotland in January. Students can test their knowledge about Scotland and Burns Night, when and how it is celebrated in Scotland. There is a quiz containing t ...
8 Views 17,453 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Chinese New Year - Word Unscramble

Chinese New Year - Word Unscramble

•, January
Chinese New Year resource: word unscramble. This worksheet includes 19 words that are associated with Chinese New Year. Students are asked to look at the words, unscramble them and write them corr ...
4 Views 15,322 Elem
Chinese New Year - Alphabetical Order

Chinese New Year - Alphabetical Order

Chinese New Year resource -all of the words included in this worksheet are associated with Chinese New Year. Students are asked to look at the words and write them in alphabetical order. This Chin ...
5 Views 10,961 Elem
Research Topic - Chinese New Year

Research Topic - Chinese New Year

This worksheet asks students to find out some information about the 12 animals that make up the Chinese zodiac. This can be used as an extra resource when teaching children about the Chinese New Y ...
4 Views 17,910 Elem

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