All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 22

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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.

  • Photo of Venn diagrams.

    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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    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’.

  • Photo of addtions, subtractions or multiplications written on a board/sheet of paper, or on a computer. If too hard to find, photo of children doing a math exercise.


    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.

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    Fractions and percentages

    A lesson plan with fun, interactive exercises that use students’ daily activities to teach fractions and percentages.

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    Data: Bar and line graphs

    A worksheet and lesson plan to help teach pupils to interpret and draw their own graphs.

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    Counting with coins

    Pupils will have been working on identifying and using rhyming words in their own language: in these activities learners complete poems and play a memory game using rhyming words in English. The worksheet also helps pupils recognise the structure of simple poems and reinforces basic vocabulary words such as ’kite’ ...

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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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    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.

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

    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.

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    The story of the Trojan wars

    Through a short reading and labelling activity, this worksheet tells the story that started the Trojan wars. Pupils then retell the story of Achilles in five pictures and captions.

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    Shakespeare and Cervantes

    A lesson plan with information-gap and matching exercises to introduce pupils to these great writers.

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    J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter

    In this lesson plan, pupils discuss their favourite books and learn about this author and her hugely popular series.

  • Photo of Greek mythological creatures, e.g.: Medusa, Syrens, Centaurs, etc.

    Greek mythology

    Which mythological Greek creature had the body of a horse and the head and torso of a man? Which had snakes for hair? Introduce young learners to the fascinating world of Greek mythology in this lesson plan. Pupils match descriptions to the correct character, and use their imagination to draw ...

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    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about how prehistoric people lived and what they ate.

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    Pirates II

    This lesson plan has a fun code-breaking exercise and other classroom activities to teach pupils about famous pirates in history.