A series of resources all about celebrations and special events in the year such as Halloween, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, St Patrick’s Day, etc. Each lesson plan contains printable worksheets and teacher’s notes to guide you through the lesson.
In this lesson, students will read texts about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day around the world, discuss celebrations and tell anecdotes about their families.
Students read about a selection of special occasions such as New Year’s Eve, Ramadan, Earth Day, etc as well as asking each other questions about their special day: their birthdays!
In this lesson, students will play a dice game and make predictions about the year ahead.
Students draw and describe a picture and talk about the four seasons.
In this lesson, students talk about the seasons and do a pizza crossword puzzle.
Students read about Chinese New Year and discover their animal sign.
In this lesson, students do a quiz about love and a picture dictation.
In this lesson, students learn vocabulary connected with Ireland.
In this lesson, students read about a little-known holiday destination, learn geographical language and do a true/false activity.
In this lesson, students do a quiz about Canada and learn about Canadian English.
In this lesson, students do a quiz about ‘green’ issues.
In this lesson, students do a quiz about England for St George’s Day (April 23rd).
Students do a Halloween word puzzle and read and write a horror story.
Students learn about St Andrew’s Day (November 30) and write a radio advert.
In this lesson, students will brainstorm Christmas vocabulary and do Christmas quiz.
Students learn about attitudes towards buying Christmas presents.
In this lesson, students read about New Year’s Eve in Scotland and make New Year’s resolutions.
Students talk about the global events from the past year.
In this lesson, students do a quiz and talk about personal firsts.
In this lesson, students play a party game and create party invitations.
In this lesson, students do a quiz about the US using the alphabet.
In this lesson, students learn the lyrics to Happy Birthday and research their birthday year.
Students identify types of mask, read about masks and design a carnival mask.
In preparation for Australia Day, students do a quiz and discuss whether they would like to visit Australia.
In this lesson students will read about popular dances and learn to follow instructions.
Students talk about sending and receiving cards for special occasions and design their own.