All Science articles

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    Conclusions and findings: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in making conclusions and findings from the area of science, categorized by nouns, verbs, word groups and prepositions.

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    Generalizations: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in making generalizations from the area of science; these can be split into three broad groups: quantity, frequency and certainty.

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    Explanations: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in delivering questions and explanations from the area of science, covering wh- question words, statements as questions, asking for explanations, possibility and uncertainty, explaining a process and conjunction phrases.

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    Change: Science

    Keith Kelly provides a comprehensive lesson plan, with both a language and content focus, accompanied by a list of verbs and nouns associated with change and interaction from the area of science.

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    Roots: Science

    Keith Kelly provides a comprehensive lesson plan with both a language and content focus accompanied by an alphabetical list of root words used in forming words from the area of science.

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    Compounds: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in forming complex noun and adjective phrases from the area of science, which contain a mixture of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions.

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    Process: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of process language in science, covering common verb and noun phrases, structures and sequencing phrases.

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    Experiments: Pay-me game

    Students complete exercises on related vocabulary, sentence order and where to use the infinitive / gerund, and design a poster. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Attributing: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of language used in describing attributes and characteristics from the area of science, covering adjective, verb and noun phrases.

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    Experiments: Water purifier

    In this experiment, pupils observe how dirty water can become clean using a few simple pieces of equipment. Students complete gap-fill exercises to practise related vocabulary and identify mistakes in a series of images relating to the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Line graphs: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of line graphs from the area of science, covering rich idiom, verb, noun, adjective and adverbial phrases.

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    Reading: Trevor Bayliss and the wind-up radio

    A reading worksheet on the invention of the wind-up radio and its uses. Student exercises focus on comprehension and discussion.

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    Hypothesis: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of hypothesis, prediction and conditions from the area of science, covering common structures and lexical phrases.

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    Experiments: Matchbox paddle boat

    In this experiment, pupils learn about the build-up of stored energy and its subsequent release by building a boat powered by an elastic band. Students complete gap-fill and matching exercises practising related vocabulary and the first conditional before placing a sequence of images relating to the experiment in the correct ...

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    Measuring: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of measuring in science, covering structures including adjectives and adverbs, nouns and word formation.

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    Amazing world of food: Lesson 6: Food around the world

    In the sixth lesson of Carol Read’s Amazing world of food , children learn to recognize that people from different countries eat different food, identify and describe a typical dish from their country and understand basic issues related to world hunger. Step-by-step teacher’s notes and student worksheets are included.

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    Experiments: How strong is that wind?

    In this experiment, pupils make a wind monitor from different weights of material. Students find illustrated objects in a wordsearch and understand the strengths of different winds before writing a report on the experiment. Key vocabulary and practical teacher’s notes are included.

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    Classification: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of classification from the area of science, covering structures such as verb phrases, noun phrases and linking phrases.

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    Comparisons: Science

    Keith Kelly looks at examples of the language of comparison from the area of science, covering grammatical patterns and structures, useful verbal phrases and specific prefixes.

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    Atoms, elements and compounds

    More than 80 vocabulary words, including definitions and contextual sentences.