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    This wordlist provides a useful glossary of economic terms from assets to yuan; ATM to The World Bank. Definitions and contextual sentences in clear English help your students to easily understand the terms.

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    Types of rainforest

    A information-gap activity in which pairs of students ask and answer questions to complete a short text on the two main types of rainforest. A very effective way for students to learn about the various locations of the world’s temperate and tropical rainforests.

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    The Earth's biomes

    This substantial four-page worksheet provides students with plenty of stimulating material to learn about the Earth’s biomes and how and why they differ. A clear reading text (with important vocabulary highlighted) explains the difference between aquatic and terrestrial biomes and tropical and temperate rainforests. Information on taigas, tundras, grasslands and ...

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    Animal habitats

    In this lesson plan, groups of students look at colour pictures of exotic animals and decide which biome they might live in and how they have adapted to their surroundings. A matching activity asks students to connect pictures of animals with their habitats and the corresponding biomes.

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    World Trivia Quiz

    How much do your students know about the modern and ancient world? Find out with this true/false quiz.

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    The Romans

    What did the ancient Romans eat? What games did Roman children play? How many people could attend chariot race? In this lesson plan, students learn about this ancient civilization and strengthen their vocabulary with words such as aqueduct, lavish and enable.

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

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    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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    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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    Hotter and hotter

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

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    Spot the Ecological Difference

    In this ecological information exchange activity, students ask and answer questions about their pictures of a busy street scene. Vocabulary provided includes: traffic, trees, pure water, solar power and clean air. Includes focused practice of there is/there are and many/much/a lot of.

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    Venn diagrams

    How many pupils are afraid of snakes but not of spiders? What share of the class likes strawberry ice cream? In this lesson plan, pupils read a text then complete a Venn diagram and pie charts. Warm up activities and project ideas engage young learners by encouraging them to discuss ...

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    In this lesson plan, pupils study the different units of time, from seconds to millennia, and practise calculating and telling the time.

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    Telling the time

    In this worksheet, young learners read a series of clocks to complete sentences, and match clocks to daily activities such as ’bedtime’ and ’playtime’.

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

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    Plotting and interpreting graphs

    Make maths exciting by linking graphs to favourite activities such as swimming and playing football. In this lesson plan, pupils interpret a graph to complete sentences and read a paragraph to fill in their own graph. Helps consolidate important action verbs and the present continuous. Included in the teacher’s notes ...

  • Photo of a number sequence either written on a board on on a computer.

    Number sequences

    Encouraging your pupils to recognise sequences and patterns in numbers and words is important for developing their learning skills. In these worksheet activities, pupils identify patterns to complete number sequences and use their knowledge of times tables to colour the squares a chart.

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    A lesson plan with activities to introduce angles, shapes and other basic concepts of geometry.