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Reading lesson plans: Astrology

Level: Elementary Print material

Students complete a series of activities based on a text about astrology, including a jigsaw reading on Western and Chinese astology.


Skills: Reading skills, including predicting content and making comparisons. Students have a jigsaw reading on Western and Chinese astrology and complete an information gap. Follow-on tasks include vocabulary for personality as students compare their Western star sign with their Chinese animal sign using the Internet.

Upper intermediate

Skills: Reading skills, including identifying the writer's attitude and responding to opinions. Follow-on tasks include recycling adjectives by choosing an additional animal for the Chinese zodiac and inventing the personality for those born during that year.



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Readers' comments (3)

  • The elementary is complete and is a great lesson to use, however, the work sheet is missing from the upper intermediate section .


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  • Hello Kaye,

    Thank you for your comment. The student tasks can be found on the reading tasks attached above. Additional tasks for students can be found on the teacher's notes above. There is no additional worksheet.

    Best wishes,

    The onestopenglish team

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