Christmas

Traditional British Christmas Foods – Education Article

The video-based worksheet allows students to explore traditional British Christmas dishes. The tasks are aimed at Elementary or pre-Intermediate learners and rely on images and matching strategies. The video-based assignments aim to develop listening comprehension. There are also pronunciation focus tasks and comprehension questions. Finally students can research traditional British recipes of their choice and play group word game with the names of the dishes. Similar Worksheets Download the worksheet(610.69 Kb, 0 downloads)

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‘Many of our children don’t get presents’: schools open over Christmas for families with nothing | Education

Sammy will wake up on Christmas morning with little hope of a visit from Santa. He didn’t get a present last Christmas and it is unlikely he will get one this year, because his mother struggles just to put food on the table. But it is not all gloom for the lively eight-year-old. Next Monday, 23 December, his school will reopen and the teachers and support staff will return, unpaid, to organise a huge “Christmas Eve Eve” party for the…

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Frosty the Snowman (1969) Worksheet – Education Article

This 26 minute Frosty the Snowman animated video is a classic from 1969. This worksheet is for pre-intermediate and up. It’s in eight parts with each part’s approximate start and end time listed. Probably two-three of the eight parts can be completed … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by wmappleteach Read Full Article

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Teaching High School In December: A Three-Point Survival Guide – Education Article

For high school students, the month of December has lost its luster. There is no belief in Santa, and the elf is missing from its shelf. Replacing the holiday excitement is a mature appreciation of scarcity and disparity.   Adolescents are a blend of intellect and naivety. Their eyes are opening to a world that they previously defined differently. They are struggling to find their place in this world, and they are under incredible stress to perform academically and socially.  December…

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Christmas Chatterbox – Education Article

This appeals to all ages, making a Christmas chatterbox. We discuss greetings that are used at Christmas both spoken and written. There are a number on the sheet you can choose from. Students write in their greetings. It is good to use this next step as ‘instruction’ time and get them to follow you one step at a time using words such as top, corner, fold, crease, flatten out etc. Most students will know how to make them but it…

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The Holiday Season Brings Fear and Resentment for Many Students – Education Article

“I hate Christmas.”   Teachers hear that with surprising regularity around this time of year.   I hate Christmas. I hate Thanksgiving. I hate every holiday.   America’s public school students are living under tremendous pressure.   The social safety net is full of holes. And our children are left to fall through the ripped and torn fabric.   The sad fact is that one in four students in America’s classrooms have experienced a traumatic event.   So if your…

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Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides – Education Article

Let’s have some fun with Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides!   Winter is coming! Well, at least for some of you. Things are still pretty warm here in Texas! This is the third installment of magnetic poetry templates that I have shared. Magnetic Poetry Lynn Kleinmeyer’s Students Using Winter Magnetic Poetry What is Magnetic Poetry? This digital template takes the idea from the original refrigerator magnet game, where you are challenged to write poetry, phrases, sentences, or even stories…

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