All Pre-Intermediate articles – Page 25

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    Wild animals: Frogs

    This lesson plan introduces the life cycle of frogs and the key characteristics of amphibians.

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    Wild animals: Fish

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn the main characteristics of fish, including the parts of their body, where they live, and what they eat.

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    Marine life

    In this lesson plan, pupils match puzzle pieces, classify marine animals and fill in a chart according to what sea creatures can and can’t do.

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    Herbivores and carnivores

    In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the appearance and eating habits of owls, rabbits, mice and snakes, classifying them according to whether they are herbivores or carnivores.

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    Animal classification

    This lesson plan consolidates the names of animals, the characteristics of mammals and practises using is and isn’t .

  • Photo of children drawing. Ideally, drawing animals.
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    Animal characteristics

    This lesson plan introduces the external characteristics of animals by having pupils complete animal riddles, draw animals and then create new riddles for their partner.

  • Young woman standing on street outside food shop looking at fresh produce on stall.
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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 2: The food pyramid

    In the second lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to identify and describe food groups and what you need to eat to have a healthy, balanced diet, recognize and understand the role of nutrients in food, and plan a healthy picnic. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and ...

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    Reading: Django Reinhardt

    A reading worksheet about the life of the virtuoso jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. Student exercises focus on comprehension and discussion.

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    The Secret Garden: Chapter 5

    The audio and activities for the fifth chapter of this pre-intermediate-level Macmillan Reader are now available for all Staff Room members. Mary meets Dickon, and trusts him enough to tell him about the secret garden …

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    Is the car of tomorrow here today?

    A reading worksheet on what hybrid cars are and how they work. Student exercises focus on comprehension and discussion.

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    The Secret Garden: Chapter 4

    The audio and activities for the fourth chapter of this pre-intermediate-level Macmillan Reader are now available for all Staff Room members. Mary discovers a door to the secret garden and ventures inside …

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 1: Where food comes from

    In this lesson children identify food that is imported from other countries and describe where imported food comes from and how far it travels to get there. 

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    Amazing world of animals: Lesson 6: Endangered animals

    March 3rd is World Wildlife Day. Help your students learn more about endangered animals with this project lesson for young learners.

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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 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 ...

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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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    Poor Persephone!

    A reading worksheet on the Greek myth that explains why there are different seasons during the year. Student exercises focus on comprehension and discussion.

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    The Secret Garden: Chapter 3

    The audio and activities for the third chapter of this pre-intermediate-level Macmillan Reader are now available for all Staff Room members. Mary becomes more intrigued by the secret garden and hears strange noises in the house …