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Alexander Graham Bell: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. Abraham Lincoln: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. Martin Luther King Jr.: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. Students listen to a mini-profile about the American civil rights leader, Dr.

Martin Luther King Jr.: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet

Martin Luther King Jr. The lesson focuses on vocabulary, listening comprehension, and speaking. Nikola Tesla: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. Neil Armstrong: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. Neil Armstrong was born in 1930, in Ohio, in the United States.

Neil Armstrong: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet

He was always interested in planes and flying. He learned how to fly a plane before he could drive a car! After high school, he went to college and joined the US Navy as a pilot. In the 1950s, the United States and the Soviet Union were in a race to send the first person into space. In 1961, the Soviets were winning when Yuri Gagarin traveled around the Earth. The US space agency NASA wanted to beat that by sending astronauts to the Moon. Neil Armstrong joined NASA in the 1960s and learned how to fly a spacecraft.

Rosa Parks: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. William Shakespeare: ESL/EFL Lesson Plan and Worksheet. Talking about famous people. Famous film directors -Biography Online. A selection of famous film directors with a brief overview of their career and most influential movies.

Famous film directors -Biography Online

Charlie Chaplin (1889 – 1977) Iconic film actor whose career spanned the birth of movies in the silent era to mainstream colour films. Influential film roles included the films, The Kid (1921) and The Great Dictator (1940) Frank Capra (1897 – – 1991) – Italian-American film producer, who rose from poverty to make some of the most popular films of the 30s and 40s. Famous films included It Happened One Night (1934) Mr. Alfred Hitchcock (1899 – 1980) – English / American film producer. Walt Disney (1901 – 1966) American film producer and creator of cartoon characters such as Mickey Mouse. Woody Allen - Bio, Facts, Family. About Iconic writer and director known for his unique blend of comedy and style.

Woody Allen - Bio, Facts, Family

His most celebrated films include Annie Hall, Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters, Deconstructing Harry, and Midnight in Paris. Before Fame He performed card and magic tricks in his youth and underwent the legal process of changing his name to Heywood Allen when he was 17. Trivia He often played up his neurotic personality for laughs in his films, but was also open about his extensive stint in psychoanalysis.

Family Life He had a difficult relationship with his parents, especially his mother. Associated With In the early 1970's, he was in a relationship with actress Diane Keaton, who stars as the title character in the 1977 romantic comedy Annie Hall. Life and style. Ken Loach, 75, was born in Warwickshire.

Life and style

After grammar school, he went to Oxford University where he read law. He started his career in the theatre and went on to become a BBC television director in 1963. He worked on Z Cars and then the Wednesday Play, where he directed the classic Cathy Come Home. In 1969, Loach made the award-winning film Kes. His other movies include Land And Freedom, Sweet Sixteen, The Wind That Shakes The Barley and Looking For Eric. What is your greatest fear? What is your earliest memory? Which living person do you most admire, and why? What was your most embarrassing moment? Property aside, what's the most expensive thing you've bought? Where would you like to live? GUESS WHO? - The famous People Game - Speaking about personal information worksheet.

Learningapps - Biography (past simple) Bio Cube. The Bio Cube interactive has been changed to a new format: the Cube Creator.

Bio Cube

Summarizing information is an important postreading and prewriting activity that helps students synthesize what they have learned. The interactive Cube Creator offers four options: Bio Cube: This option allows students to develop an outline of a person whose biography or autobiography they have just read; it can also be used before students write their own autobiography. Specific prompts ask students to describe a person's significance, background, and personality. Mystery Cube: Use this option to help your students sort out the clues in their favorite mysteries or develop outlines for their own stories. Story Cube: In this cube option, students can summarize the key elements in a story, including character, setting, conflict, resolution, and theme. Create-Your-Own Cube: Working on a science unit?

Students can save their draft cubes to revise later. Related Classroom & Professional Development Resources. Biography Online -Biography Online. Biographies for Kids. Homework Center: How to Write a Biography. A biography is simply the story of a life.

Homework Center: How to Write a Biography

Biographies can be just a few sentences long, or they can fill an entire book—or two. Very short biographies tell the basic facts of someone's life and importance. Longer biographies include that basic information of course, with a lot more detail, but they also tell a good story. Biographies analyze and interpret the events in a person's life. They try to find connections, explain the meaning of unexpected actions or mysteries, and make arguments about the significance of the person's accomplishments or life activities. Many biographies are written in chronological order.