Here is a set of mini books I used last week to get learners practising using present simple tense with “I like to…”. PDF: Hobbies and activities – What do you like to do Advertisements
I’ve been teaching Year 3 about the family recently. They’re pretty good with the mother and father; these activities are designed to take them beyond that into the exciting realm of aunts and uncles, cousins, brothers and sisters, and the grandparents. Some ideas: Ask learners to bring in a photograph of their families. Learners work in pairs […]
I have updated some of the mini books for The Very Hungry Caterpillar, so that they now have just three penmanship lines, rather than four. You can download the PDF of all eight below: Very Hungry Caterpillar mini books You can see my original resources in the post here.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is full of useful vocabulary for children – days of the week, food names, numbers… Children can use this vocabulary to create their own stories – for instance, “What I ate this week” (“On Monday, I ate fried rice. On Tuesday, I ate chicken.”), making it nice and personal to them. […]
Minibooks are a staple food in my classroom. I use them for everything! At the beginning of the year, I get my students to make a mini library using an old cereal box and some coloured paper, then we start to work on filling it. Students make vocabulary books on themes – e.g. My Book […]
Penmanship is part of Malaysia’s primary school curriculum. I insert these graphics into all my worksheets when I want kids to write something – it’s much easier than fiddling about each and every time with tables/shapes/lines… I use the grey one for flashcards when I want to write something by hand; I want the kids […]
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle is a great book for English-speaking kids, but EFL learners also really enjoy it. I have adapted my copy slightly, making the language a little easier to understand, and creating A3 laminated pages that I can show to children one by one. I also use a few different […]