Mathematics

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Magic

This lesson plan contains a mathematical magic trick that will help students to practise their speaking skills.

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Fractions

In this lesson plan, students match fractions to their pictorial depictions, learn how we work out fractions in English and then practise their skills by doing some sums! A multiple choice fractions quiz (on the theme of ’Jenny’s birthday party’) consolidates what they have learnt. Full teacher’s notes provided.

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Sums

A worksheet with activities to make addition, subtraction and multiplication fun while reinforcing the numbers 1-100. Organise the pupils in pairs so that they can discuss and help each other, or set up the activities as a class competition to increase the challenge.

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Shapes and colours

In this lesson plan, pupils learn to distinguish between two- and three- dimensional shapes, and recognise these shapes in their immediate surroundings by matching and counting. Includes project ideas.

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Lesson Share: CLIL: Sine and cosine graphs

Robin Summers' excellent 45-minute lesson focuses on the similarities and differences between sine and cosine graphs. Students examine the graphs and write descriptions of them with language guidance from the teacher.

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Lesson Share: CLIL: Pythagoras' theorem

This varied and fascinating lesson by Tereza Benesova enables students to fully understand Pythagoras’ theorem, solve mathematical problems in English and collaborate effectively in groups.

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Lesson Share: CLIL: Math and logic: Deduction and speculation

Yuliya Ivanova's comprehensive lesson is designed to develop and encourage logical thinking. Students complete a number of vocabulary-building activities and then read a puzzling tale which will challenge their ability to deduce and speculate.

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Pie charts

This is a content lesson by Adrian Tennant on the topic of Pie Charts. It is designed to introduce the concept of pie charts through the medium of English. It can be used to support students studying Maths at school or for EFL classes where students might want to use ...

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Pythagoras

Cross-curricular materials for teaching English through the topic of Pythagoras

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Shapes

Cross-curricular materials for teaching English through the topic of shapes