FREE February Printables and Activities by Laura Candler Need engaging printables and activities for February? This 26-page packet offers ready-to-use lessons, printables, and activities for February that foster higher level thinking while motivating students. Activities include math word problems, a candy heart fraction lesson, a friendship poetry activity, a word challenge, and directions for writing a President or Black History biography. The February Activities freebie is offered as a sample of my monthly activity packs.
Four Excellent Sites for Online Dictations Oh boy. Does it bring back memories! Dictations! To be completely honest with you, I have mixed feeling as regards dictations. The Journey This EFL lesson is designed around a short film commissioned by John Lewis as their Christmas TV commercial. Students practice vocabulary related to journeys and Christmas, prepositions, song lyrics, speaking and writing. I would ask all teachers who use Film English to consider buying my book Film in Action as the royalties which I receive from sales help to keep the website completely free. Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Advanced (C1)
A day in the digital life of a teenager Alejandra: My name's Alejandra and I'm 13 and, like, on a daily basis, I’ll go on my phone in the morning and I’ll check my Instagram, Snapchat, KIK, Twitter, Tumblr, Vine. Go to school and then I come back, and I’ll use, like, go on Netflix and I’ll go in my room and listen to Pandora, Spotify. I’ll play on my Xbox, like, Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty and … that’s about it. If I would add up, like, all the time that I use, I think I would spend about seven to eight hours every day.
High-achieving teenagers Presenter: Next on the programme we have an interview with someone who has been writing a book about high-achieving teenagers. Welcome, Louise Hardy.Louise: Hi, it’s lovely to be here.Presenter: Louise, many of these teenagers who have achieved success and fame early on, have done so through using new technology, haven’t they? Through blogging or using YouTube or Twitter?Louise: Absolutely, and the greatest example of this is Justin Bieber. As I think everyone on the planet knows, he started off by posting videos on YouTube at the age of 14 and was spotted by a talent scout who worked with the R&B singer Usher. After that he very rapidly became a worldwide sensation.Presenter: I heard that last year he was said to be more influential than Obama!
ESL Powerpoint Lessons www.elcivics.com PowerPoints take about two minutes to download, but once they download, they are very fast. To download a lesson, just click on a link and wait--the presentation will appear on the screen by itself. PowerPoint lessons are great for ESL, TESOL, EFL, and K-12 students. They show well on interactive whiteboards and can be used as writing, speaking, and listening prompts. Life after Compulsory School ⋆ Intermediate, Themes Songs Sarah McLachlan – I Will Remember YouPhil Collins – You’ll Be In My HeartRascal Flatts – My WishSo Long Farewell – Sound of MusicGreen Day – Time of Your LifePhil Collins – On My WayLulu – Το Sir With LoveRyan Shupe – Dream BigAndy Grammer – Back HomeMatchbox 20 – Let’s see how far we’ve come Louis Armstrong – What a Wonderful World Pharrell Williams – Happy Projects Create a Class Yearbook Students create a keepsake yearbook of memories from the school yearSix Engaging End-of-Year Projects Testing is over. Have some fun.Celebrating the End of the School Year Ideas for reflecting on the school yearFun End-of-Year Assignments Creative ideas that will get your students reflecting about all of the great things they accomplished
Amazing facts A: Hey, I’m reading this really interesting article about the human body.B: Yeah? Well, we know all about that from biology lessons.A: No, we didn’t learn much at all at school! They’re discovering loads more things all the time. Really amazing things! Did you know that only about one tenth of the cells in your body are really you? The rest are bacteria.B: What? Future Plans Warm-up Why I Hate School But Love Education (6:07) Spoken Word Video from Suli Breaks in British accent about school vs education vs talentWhat is your future plan (2:47) Inspirational video for youth about future planning (Warning for the mention of God on the final slide)When I grow up (2:00) A motivational video Lesson Plan Teen Game Plan A downloadable pdf-leaflet (7 pages) with a lesson plan, directed towards health issues in one’s future choices Reading Will your job still exist in 2025?
Taking a call from Obama – a video EFL/ESL lesson + worksheet – Vicki Hollett There’s so much interest in the US election candidates! This has to be a great time to have a lesson with an American president. So we’ve given our Obama video a makeover and created captions on YouTube and also lesson materials. Here’s a lesson plan (see below) and it comes with a free worksheet that you can download here. Lesson plan 1. Warm up by asking the students to imagine their phone is ringing. Top tech about pc: Top 10 awesome sites to watch movies online for free provides streaming website where you can watch popular movies and TV series online without registration. Films can be sorted by name, year, release date or genre. The site provides real streaming Locations where movie files will be stored.