How was your spring break? (minicards)

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So how was your Easter? Did you go on an egg hunt? Was the weather nice? Did you make any new friends? Did you travel abroad? Hope you answered yes to all those questions; ).

Spring break will be over soon here in Romania so here’s a handout (editable) with mini-cards to help your kids chat about their Easter holiday. You can use it with your Movers and Flyers: SpringBrkQs. Feel free to change some of the questions if they don’t suit your learners. And let me know if you think of new questions that I could add to the template.

Another cool idea for a post spring break chat is this Find Someone Who activity. It’s free and seems guaranteed to make the kids walk and talk. It’s also a great way to practise past forms.

That’s it for now. Enjoy your spring wherever you are! 🌼🌼🌼

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Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade handouts

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Photo source: iceage.wikia.com

We’re celebrating Easter on Sunday here in Romania so this week is all about Easter-related activities.

Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade is only 20 minutes or so so you can fit it nicely into one of your lessons this week. Here’s the trailer.

To get kids more familiar with the characters, use this handout: EggScapadeCharacters. It’s a simple matching exercise and it helps them remember/learn the names of the animals in the story. Then you can have them guess the order in which certain events happen using this handout: OrderEvents. You can cut the stripes of paper beforehand or have them cut them in class. After they watch the short film, they check to see if they guessed the right order.

I also came up with some questions especially for my KET students (they’re quite strong learners). You can find them below:

  1. Who’s your favourite Ice Age character? Why?
  2. Imagine you lived in the Ice Age. What would you wear? What would you eat? Where would you live?
  3. Would you rather be more like Manny or more like Diego? Why?
  4. Have you ever seen an egg hatching?
  5. Have you ever been on an egg hunt? How many eggs did you find?

I hope you’ll find all this useful. I’d love to get any feedback on the handouts.

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Past Tense Practice

Here are some cards that you can cut and use to revise Wh- questions in the past. You can first ask your students to write down the questions using the words on the mini-cards, give some feedback and then use the questions to start a conversation in pairs or small groups.

Download here: Questions Past.

Happy teaching & enjoy the summer!🏝🏝🏝 🌞 🌞 🌞

Alma

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Flyers Speaking Test – Part 4

Here’s a sample of questions that can help students practise for Part 4 of the Flyers speaking test: Speaking4Flyers.

I gathered them from various Cambridge materials found online and from the two websites below:

http://friends-eng.blogspot.ro/2014/02/flyers-speaking.html

http://iteslj.org/questions/hobby.html

What other questions do you use?

 

Cards – Irregular verbs

IrregularVbsCardsUse these to review or consolidate the past tense simple of irregular verbs.

Download here (black & white version only – for now: ): IrregularVbsCards.

Happy teaching!❄️❄️❄️

how-to worksheet

This is similar to the worksheet I posted earlier about the steps of decorating a Christmas tree. However, this one can be used for any kind of “how-to” writing activity that you might want to organize in the classroom. Get your students to focus on the steps of a writing activity with the help of this very straightforward worksheet: HowToSteps.

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