All Grammar articles – Page 6

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    Grammar focus: Plants

    In this lesson plan, young learners match phrases to items in a fun illustration, read a text and circle the correct verb form to complete sentences. The activities consolidate superlatives and subject-verb agreement, while reinforcing pupils’ understanding of the life cycle of plants.

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    Your English: Word grammar: front

    There’s good news on the Your English front as Tim Bowen dissects some more useful word grammar.

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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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    The onestopenglish e-book

    To accompany the celebrations for the 10th birthday of onestopenglish, we’ve prepared an e-book with some of our premium resources, hand-picked by our editors across all the content areas of onestopenglish.

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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’.

  • 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.

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    Finding out information from a book cover

    You can judge a book by its cover! In this lesson plan, pupils compare storybook dragons using front and back book covers. Consolidates superlatives and adjectives such as ’clever’, ’beautiful’ and ’funny’. Teacher’s notes suggest additional classroom activities to engage pupils and encourage reading.

  • Photo of explorer Silvia Alice Earle. If not found, photo of someone doing explorations underwater.
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    Biography and facts about Silvia Alice Earle

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about a living, female explorer – Silvia Alice Earle, famous for her underwater travels. While learning about her life, pupils practise superlatives and the past tense of such verbs as invent, experience and discover.

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    Landscape transformation

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the effect of the wind and the sea on the landscape. They see how a cliff is formed by the pounding of waves and how stones and rocks are broken down to make the sand on a beach.

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    Nutrition: Comparing food

    Students practise comparatives in this information gap activity.

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    Experiments: Keeping an ice cube alive

    In this experiment, pupils try to prevent an ice cube from melting by insulating it. Students predict the outcome of the experiments and then record their results in a table. Gap-fill activities help students revise related vocabulary and question words. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Your English: Word grammar: upon

    We insist upon you reading this informative article by Tim Bowen!

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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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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 5: Animal life cycles

    In the fifth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize that all animals have life cycles, to understand similarities and differences between them, and to identify and describe the life cycles of two animals. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 4: Food and food chains

    In the fourth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize the difference between carnivores, omnivores and herbivores, understand the concept of a food chain, and identify and sequence animals and plants in food chains. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 3: Animal camouflage

    In the third lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize the role of camouflage in animal adaptation and survival, to identify different types of animal camouflage and to observe and describe how animals are camouflaged.

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 2: Animal habitats

    In the second lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals , children learn to recognize that animals live in different habitats, to identify and describe key features of animal habitats and to understand ways in which animals are adapted to live in their habitat. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student ...

  • Photo of specific groups of animals:vertebrates and invertebrates.
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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 1: How to classify animals

    In the first lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals, children learn to recognize the difference between vertebrates and invertebrates, classify animals into groups and identify and describe key features of animals in each group. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

  • Photo of a group of animals, can be from any natural environment, e.g.: jungle, ocean, savannah, etc.
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    Amazing world of animals: Introduction and project map

    An introduction to Carol Read’s Amazing world of animals project, including a comprehensive project map with details of lesson aims and skills, language and vocabulary covered in each lesson.

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    This restless Earth

    Show your students how volcanoes are formed while teaching key subject vocabulary such as magma , lava and crater .