Getting to Know You Activities - Ice Breakers Are you all set for the first day of school? Or are you still searching for the perfect activities for that day? Included: More than a dozen new icebreakers plus links to 150 more! Students in some communities are back in school already. Black History Month Activities for February and Beyond Black history is American history, but Black History Month provides the necessary opportunity to dig deeper. Every February, we can support students as they learn more, discover cultural impacts, and follow movements through to the present day. Since 1928, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History has provided a theme for Black History Month. In 2021, the theme will be The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. As you review some of our favorite Black History Month activities for the classroom, keep that very important theme in mind.
150 English Essay Topics To write a quick essay, you need to choose a topic you know a lot about or a subject that you believe strongly in. It helps if you have spent a lot of time thinking or talking to people about that topic. That will let you easily think of things to say. To find that easy topic, follow these steps: Ten black history events that should be taught to every pupil Black History Month presents an opportunity to highlight historical episodes and figures not given due (or any) prominence in UK schools. Here are 10 examples of black history I was not taught in school. 1. The Present Perfect Progressive Tense (#1), by Dennis Oliver - Free English Grammar Lessons The present perfect progressive tense combines the form of the present perfect (has or have + the past participle)with the form of all progressive tenses (BE + an -ing verb). This is how these forms are combined: As in the present perfect, the subject + have / has isfrequently contracted:
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Learn French! Speak Easy puzzle: Grin and bear it! - Fusac Speak Easy puzzle: Grin and bear it! Learn French! Enjoy this Speak Easy puzzle of expressions in English with the words BEAR in them. Dave's ESL Cafe: Free English Grammar Lessons Adjective Clauses #1 Adjective Clauses #2 Adjective Clauses #3 Adjective Clauses #4 Adjective Clauses #5 Adjective Clauses #6 Adjective Clauses #7 Adjective Clauses #8 Adjective Clauses #9 Adjective Clauses #10 Adjective Clauses #11 Adjective Clauses #12 Adjective Clauses #13 Conditional Sentences #1 Conditional Sentences #2 Conditional Sentences #3 Conditional Sentences #4 Conditional Sentences #5 Conditional Sentences #6 Conditional Sentences #7 Conditional Sentences #8 Conditional Sentences #9 Confusing Words: Bring and Take Confusing Words: Come and Go Confusing Words: Get #1 Confusing Words: Get #2 Confusing Words: Get #3 Confusing Words: Get #4 Confusing Words: Get #5 Confusing Words: Get #6 Confusing Words: Get #7 Confusing Words: Get #8 Confusing Words: Get #9 Confusing Words: Get #10 Confusing Words: Get #11 Confusing Words: Get #12 Confusing Words: Get #13 Confusing Words: Hang Confusing Words: It's and Its Confusing Words: Lend and Borrow
Scottish Independence Debate Videos If you would like to explore the debate around a possible second Scottish independence referendum, IndyRef2, in class, these videos have some useful material. We already featured a Scottish National Party Party Political broadcast from before the 6 May elections in our article. This one was published after the election results. Its message is pretty clear: there will be an independence referendum. The following video is designed for British kids by the BBC's Newsround progamme. It's quite long, 8 minutes, and it does feature a variety of Scottish accents your pupils may not be familiar with.
15 ways of eliciting vocabulary Most of the ideas below can be combined (and in fact need to be!). 1. OppositesThis works for certain adjectives, verbs, nouns, adverbs, determiners etc, e.g. “What’s the opposite of dark/ stop/ an idiot/ suddenly/ few?” 2. King Arthur, Caerleon and Camelot The place name 'Camelot' does not occur in early versions of the story of Arthur. However, Geoffrey of Monmouth (1133AD) tells how Arthur held court at 'The City Of The Legions' and leaves us in little doubt that this was Caerleon. Certainly Caerleon would have been a most impressive location for Arthur to hold court for important rulers, with its splendid roman remains.
William Shakespeare, Playwright and Poet, Is Dead at 52 “To be or not to be,” said Hamlet, prince of Denmark, “that is the question.” Yesterday, Hamlet’s creator was; today, he is not. Of that there is no question.