All CLIL articles – Page 4

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    Mayans and Incas

    In this lesson plan, students work in pairs to read about two ancient civilizations and identify differences between the two.

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    Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railway

    In this lesson plan, students work in pairs to put sentences in the correct order to tell the story of Harriet Tubman.

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    Christopher Columbus

    In this lesson plan, a fun multiple-choice quiz tests students’ knowledge of Christopher Columbus. An information-gap reading activity gets them to check their answers to the quiz. Students then read an article on Columbus and correct the factual mistakes. A vocabulary activity asks students to focus on words such as ...

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    Blackbeard the pirate

    In this lesson plan, students read about Blackbeard and then ask a partner questions about him.

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 5: Processed food

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food, children learn to recognize the differences between natural and processed food, identify processed food that is good and bad for you and design a flow chart to show how food is processed. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are ...

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    Comparisons: Geography

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of comparison from the area of geography, covering grammatical patterns and structures, useful verbal phrases and specific prefixes.

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    Caught in the act

    In this lesson plan, students learn different vocabulary for sporting activities and revise the past continuous.

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    The history of football hooliganism

    A lesson plan about the long history of football hooliganism. Students can read about some of that history in this article on violent fans of the most popular game in the world.

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    Sports

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the history of the Olympic games and the origin of popular sports.

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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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    Whether the weather is good ...

    Whether the weather is good … or bad, this worksheet and sentence making challenge will keep students interested. Topics covered are weather, temperature, and climate, with a focus on the four seasons.

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    Three Capital Cities

    In this lesson plan, students explore three European capital cities – Copenhagen, Lisbon and Prague – to learn about their history and famous landmarks. Working in groups, students match photographs and descriptions to the correct city, and read texts to match meanings to the appropriate word. Students can extend their ...

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    Spider's fear for the future

    In this lesson plan, students ask a partner questions to complete a text about an environmentalist’s concerns. This helps students to practise several verb tenses and question forms.

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    Rivers

    What is the longest river in Europe? Which river contains the most water? What are tributaries? In this lesson plan, students work in groups and pairs to read and answer questions, as well as to label a diagram and learn about the course of a river. They also use recommended ...

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    Renewable Energy Technologies

    In this lesson plan, students read about four sources of renewable energy and discuss which they would invest in.

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    Once visited, never forgotten

    This reading quiz about Ireland helps students practise their reading skills and learn new vocabulary.

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    Hotter and hotter

    In this group activity, students discuss the climate and brainstorm ways to prevent global warming.

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    Countries of Africa

    In this activity, students use the comparative and superlative forms to help their partner guess the appropriate African countries.

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    Comparing capitals

    In this lesson plan, students work in pairs to compare capital cities London, England and Tallinn, Estonia.