All American English articles – Page 10

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    What's at sea?

    Which form of energy is moving the boat through the water? A lesson plan for young learners to find the boats powered by wind, humans and steam.

  • Photo of children playing different musical instruments .

    Musical medley

    The first of these worksheets looks at a number of instruments and questions which would make the highest and lowest sounds? The second worksheet provides answers to this question.

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    Properties of materials

    In this lesson plan, pupils match adjectives such as ’strong’, ’flammable’, ’transparent’ and ’waterproof ’ to their definitions. A chart activity asks them to tick the characteristics of common materials. Gap fill exercises consolidate vocabulary and concepts learnt. Includes project ideas.

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    Marine food chains

    This lesson plan is suitable for pupils already familiar with ecosystems and food chains. Pupils label pictures of sea creatures, compare land food chains with sea food chains and colour a picture of sea creatures according to whether they are producers, primary consumers or secondary consumers. Includes project ideas.

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    Meal times and bedtime

    Pupils match activities to the appropriate time of day in this fun arts and craft exercise.

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    An obstacle course

    In this lesson plan, pupils create an obstacle course using cut-outs to practise ‘over’, ‘through’ and other prepositions of movement.

  • Photo of cut-outs of shapes.

    A shape exhibition

    A great lesson plan that uses coloured pencils and cut-outs to introduce or review shapes.

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    Wild animals: Mammals, reptiles and birds

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the characteristics of our furry, scaled and feathered friends.

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    Wild animals: Carnivores, herbivores and omnivores

    In this lesson plan, pupils study the different groups of animals according to what they eat.

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    A lesson plan to introduce the different types of vertebrates, including amphibians and mammals, and their properties.

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    Invertebrates: Tarantulas

    A lesson plan with some excellent activities to teach students the key characteristics of these carnivorous creatures.

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    Extreme animals

    In this lesson plan, pupils study fascinating animals, from the world’s biggest to the most intelligent.

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    Wild animals: Parts of their bodies

    In this lesson plan, pupils assemble a cut-out to learn the names of wild animals and label the parts of their bodies.

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    Wild animals: Frogs

    This lesson plan introduces the life cycle of frogs and the key characteristics of amphibians.

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    Wild animals: Fish

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the main characteristics of fish, including the parts of their body, where they live, and what they eat.

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    Marine life

    In this lesson plan, pupils match puzzle pieces, classify marine animals and fill in a chart according to what sea creatures can and can’t do.

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    Herbivores and carnivores

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the appearance and eating habits of owls, rabbits, mice and snakes, classifying them according to whether they are herbivores or carnivores.

  • Photo of a mammal, e.g.: lion, bear, etc.

    Animal classification

    This lesson plan consolidates the names of animals, the characteristics of mammals and practises using is and isn’t.

  • Photo of children drawing. Ideally, drawing animals.

    Animal characteristics

    This lesson plan introduces the external characteristics of animals by having pupils complete animal riddles, draw animals and then create new riddles for their partner.

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    Coughing and Sneezing

    A song video and interactive games on the topic of having a cold.