All CLIL articles – Page 9

  • Photo of different parts of  the body drawn on a sheet of paper or on a poster.
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    Parts of the body

    Worksheet to consolidate different body parts via a labelling activity and an exercise which gets learners thinking which body parts connect to which.

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    Body parts and movement

    Run! Jump! Kick! Throw! Catch! In this lesson plan, your class will not only learn these action verbs but also discover which muscles and body parts we use to perform these actions. Activities that are guaranteed to get the class moving.

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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.

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    Sound and light

    A lesson plan with colouring-in and classifying activities that facilitate pupils’ understanding of loud/quiet sounds and natural/artificial light.

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    Solar energy

    This lesson plan contains code-breaking and other activities to teach the origins and uses of solar energy.

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    Save some for me!

    Where do we get our energy from? In this lesson plan, pupils learn about renewable and non-renewable resources.

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    Light it up!

    Which of these objects is a conductor? This is a worksheet with a fun Science Museum game about electricity.

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    Hamster power

    Which light bulb will the hamster power? In this worksheet, these fun, furry creatures teach young learners about energy.

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    Grammar focus: Energy

    In this lesson plan, pupils classify countable and uncountable nouns while learning vocabulary words such as ‘solar panels’ and ‘petroleum’. The activities are suitable for pupils to complete individually or together as a class.

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    Probability

    A lesson plan to use coins, dice and different coloured sweets to teach students how to determine probability.

  • Photo of Diwali celebrations.
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    Diwali

    This lesson introduces the Hindu ‘Festival of Lights’ through arts and crafts. Pupils draw and colour rangolis and create a Diwali lantern.

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    New Year

    What do you do on New Year’s Eve? Do you watch fireworks? Do you make a resolution? In this lesson plan, young learners label pictures, circle the correct words to describe their New Year celebrations, and draw and label their favourite New Year’s Eve activity, while practising sentence formation and ...

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    Christmas

    In this lesson plan, young learners match Christmas words such as ‘mistletoe’ and ‘candles’ to pictures, decorate and describe a Christmas tree, and create their own Advent calendar to count down to Christmas. The activities teach about the holiday’s traditions while consolidating the singular and plural forms of the verb ’be’.

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    Summer solstice

    In this lesson plan, pupils match sentence halves, number a series of pictures and identify words hidden in a picture to describe the ways people celebrate the longest day of the year. The worksheet includes fun colouring and drawing exercises and helps pupils practise forming sentences and reading aloud.

  • Photo of Nevruz celebrations, in either Turkey or Iran. If too hard to find, photo of Turkish or Iran landscape.
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    Nevruz

    A lesson plan to introduce young learners to this festival, celebrated in Turkey and Iran to mark the beginning of spring. Pupils match sentence halves and identify the corresponding picture to learn about the traditions associated with this holiday, from painting eggs to (don’t try this at home) jumping over ...

  • Halloween Jack O' Lantern
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    Halloween

    Trick or treat! This is a lesson plan to teach pupils about the costumes and traditions associated with this ‘ghoulish’ festival, popular in many English-speaking countries, while reinforcing the present continuous. Pupils solve riddles to guess the Halloween character, draw and describe a Halloween costume, and use patterns to create ...

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    Chinese New Year

    In this lesson plan, pupils create a Chinese New Year dragon and ‘good luck’ banners to decorate the classroom while learning about this festival and its traditions. Afterwards, your class can have a playground procession to simulate the vibrant parades held in Chinese communities to mark the holiday.

  • Photo of Carnival characters or photo of children wearing Carnival costumes.
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    Carnival

    This lesson plan inspires creativity while consolidating important verbs such as ‘sing’, dance’ and ‘wear’. Students match phrases to pictures, learn a fun rhyme, and draw and describe a Carnival costume.

  • Photo of musicians playing different musical instruments in an orchestra.
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    Musical instruments and parts of the body

    In this lesson plan, pupils match instruments to the part of the body used to play them, and complete sentences to describe pictures of musicians playing. The worksheet features fun illustrations and helps reinforce vocabulary for musical instruments and parts of the body, as well as the present continuous.

  • If possible, a photo of Joaquín Rodrigo. If too hard to find, a photo of different musical instruments.
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    Musical instruments: Joaquin Rodrigo

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the different types of musical instruments and one of Spain’s most famous composers, Joaquín Rodrigo.