Animals, year 3

About

Animals make one of the favourite topics with young children. In this unit students will learn animal names, sounds and their kids by singing, reading and watching videos.

Teacher Tips

Using Flashcards With Young Learners | The Super Simple Learning Resource Center
Using Flashcards With Young Learners | The Super Simple Learning Resource Centerhttp://supersimplelearning.com/resource-center/teaching-tips/using-flashcards-with-young-learners/When introducing vocabulary to young learners, it’s great to use real items that capture children’s attention.
 

Warm-up

The Secret Life Of Pets - Official Teaser Trailer (HD) - Illumination - YouTube
The Secret Life Of Pets – Official Teaser Trailer (HD) – Illumination – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/i-80SGWfEjMThe Secret Life Of Pets – Official Teaser Trailer (HD) –
 

Vocabulary

Farm Animals - English Vocabulary - LanguageGuide.org
Farm Animals – English Vocabulary – LanguageGuide.orghttp://www.languageguide.org/english/vocabulary/farm-animals/Farm Animals Speaking Challenge Listening Challenge
Pictures of farm animals with audio vocabulary.
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Farm Animalshttp://www.letshavefunwithenglish.com/vocabulary/farm_animals/index.html
Vocabulary and exercises with farm animals
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Petshttp://www.letshavefunwithenglish.com/vocabulary/pets/index.html
Vocabulary and exercises with pet names                       
Category: Animals | Learning Chocolate
Category: Animals | Learning Chocolatehttp://www.learningchocolate.com/category/animals
Various exercises with animal words.                             
ESL-Kids - ESL Flashcards | Animals
ESL-Kids – ESL Flashcards | Animalshttp://esl-kids.com/flashcards/animals.htmlESL-Kids.com – ESL stuff for teaching kids including flashcards, worksheets, classroom games and children’s song lyrics. Choose the size and print
 

Worksheets

Pets ESL Printable Worksheets For Kids 1
Pets ESL Printable Worksheets For Kids 1http://www.eslways.com/pets-p1.htmlDownloadable and printable worksheets about pets
 
Farm Animals ESL Printable Worksheets For Kids 1
Farm Animals ESL Printable Worksheets For Kids 1http://www.eslways.com/farm-animals-p1.htmlDownloadable and printable worksheets about pets

Games

FARM ANIMALS GAME PPT worksheet - Free ESL projectable worksheets made by teachers
FARM ANIMALS GAME PPT worksheet – Free ESL projectable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/projectables/powerpoints_ppt_pptx/farm_animals_game_ppt/animals-beginner-prea1/52762This interactive Powerpoint presentation is a multiple choice game for kids about farm animals. Click on the speaker and guess the animal in the stable.  Free Registration Required
PETS PPT worksheet - Free ESL projectable worksheets made by teachers
PETS PPT worksheet – Free ESL projectable worksheets made by teachershttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/projectables/powerpoints_ppt_pptx/pets_ppt/present-simple-animals/47196This is a Powerpoint presentation on pets. It contains some audio flash cards on the most common pets and a guessing game. The students have to read the description and guess the missing pet. Free Registration Required

Songs

On the Farm (counting song) - YouTube
On the Farm (counting song) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/9uuh3zG21tsIt’s a counting song about the animals on the farm. How many are there? Can you count them all?
The Baby Animals Song - YouTube
The Baby Animals Song – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/cJg4YFtvOp8It’s a song for children about the names of baby animals. This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins.
 
Sounds of the Animals Song | Songs For Children by Hooplakidz - YouTube
Sounds of the Animals Song | Songs For Children by Hooplakidz – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/h6kssBH6rPo Discover the magic of the animal kingdom with music and animation.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm - YouTube
Old MacDonald Had a Farm – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/vPd7TaUhYTEThe traditional nursery rhyme. This song was arranged and performed by A.J. Jenkins. A slow version to learn the song with.
Old MacDonald Had a Farm | top nursery rhyme by Kidsongs - YouTube
Old MacDonald Had a Farm | top nursery rhyme by Kidsongs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/nhmXH6O8NIQJoin the Kidsongs Kids on an animal-filled tour of Old MacDonald’s Farm. Sing along with pig, cows, ducks and more on this classic nursery rhyme!
Bingo from Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals | Top Songs For Kids - YouTube
Bingo from Kidsongs: A Day with the Animals | Top Songs For Kids – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/JXurqlB5MlUHere’s the classic nursery rhyme “Bingo”! Join the Kidsongs Kids on a sing-along adventure and meet lots of animal friends!
My Dog Ben - Original Children Song by Hooplakidz - YouTube
My Dog Ben – Original Children Song by Hooplakidz – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/4SBHL5bv1W0This song is specially made by Hooplakidz creator for all of those who have pets
 

Viewing

America’s Cutest Pet | Animal Planet
America’s Cutest Pet | Animal Planethttp://www.animalplanet.com/tv-shows/americas-cutest-petAmerica. Funny cat clips with comments.
 

Reading

"The Three Little Pigs" and The Big Bad Wolf | Three Little Pigs - YouTube
“The Three Little Pigs” and The Big Bad Wolf | Three Little Pigs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/TrcWstqwA4M“The Three Little Pigs” and “Big Bad Wolf story” Short Story for Kids.
three little pigs - YouTube
three little pigs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/90Sf9saPuDI
A simpler version. Sing the song and let students act the story 
There's An Alligator Under My Bed-Story Time - YouTube
There’s An Alligator Under My Bed-Story Time – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/sNE8p0E4NVUMercer Mayer reads his picture book, There’s An Alligator Under My Bed
The animal shelter | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council
The animal shelter | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-animal-shelterThe animal shelter The script and a worksheet can be downloaded from the page.
 

Speaking

Pet Questions A printable handout to have the students interview two friends.

Writing

Describing animals - YouTube
Describing animals – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/CYMclpp9aQ8
Learn to describe an animal with easy sentences.      
Lesson 8: Adjectives & Animals - English Grammar Cartoon - "THIS ANIMAL HAS..DOES IT HAVE...?" - YouTube
Lesson 8: Adjectives & Animals – English Grammar Cartoon – “THIS ANIMAL HAS..DOES IT HAVE…?” – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/rQuE1jBhGyghttp://pumkin.com presents this: English Grammar Cartoon for Beginner English learners – Teaches how to use adjectives to describe animals.
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