Online Magazines from National Geographic
Here is some help to find topics for elementary writing practice (yr 3-6)
A story to read, from Children’s Storybooks online (yr 3-5)
These are my favourite games that I have used for ages and they work well. They suit especially well if you are suddenly put in front of a class you do not know so well.
Short video clips to use as writing prompts
Listen and read easy tongue twisters, from Starfall.com
Listen to the Chronicles of Narnia free on this website (Year 6)
LESSON PLANS BASED ON MOVIES & FILM! Suitable movies categorised according to a major theme, mostly for yr 7-9, some for yr 5-6
5 hands-on ways to teach telling time to download and print
36 question cards to get your students talking
A playlist of short story videos with subtitles
A playlist of short story videos in British accent, with subtitles,
Choose words to make your own story, from British Council (yr 3-4)
Year 6: It happened to me. Best done digitally.
The Seven Best Silent Short Films for Language Teaching by Kieran Donaghy
Stories from British Council LearnEnglishKids (yr 3-4)
Suits year 6, but even slower readers in year 7.
Suits years 5-6, even slower readers in year 7. A film version is available at Amazon.co.uk.
Leveled Reading, book packages in pdf to read online or print out. 14-day FREE TRIAL.
Each of these 10 posters have pictures that correspond to the definition of each genre. Download free.
Question and Answer Cards to copy, laminate and cut. Copy the Qs and As on different colour papers (3 sheets each).
Games to play on Question Words.
Listening and learning activities for English learners and teachers
Free English Lesson Plan for this Mr Bean clip (yr 3-6)
Downloadable mini-book templates to get your student writing
A series with at least 10 books about a boy, illustrated. AdLibris has several.
Listen and read, from British Council, Year 3-4
Suits year 7, but even stronger year-6 students. One in a series of at least 12 books.
Listening skills practice with exercises on various levels. Level A2 (5-6).
A selection of audio books on YouTube. Some with text, some without.
Choose your story starter from a random selector machine. Great for year 6-8.
Click on the clock to hear the time
Various vocabulary games from British Council
For registered users: A large collection of flashcards categorised in various themes
Book suggestions for young teens, year 6-9. More categories to browse on the left.
Books with limited vocabulary for students in year 2-3
Very short videos from Cambridge University Press and Discovery
How to do close reading by M Kristin Houser
A series of 36 episodes with two siblings and their everday struggles, 10-11 min each. (yr 3-4)
A worksheet planned for 20-min clips of the movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Sold at TpT for $2.50
Forcing kids to keep track of their reading time can turn it into a chore.
100 fiction books all children should read before leaving primary school – according to teachers
Three free board games for speaking practice, idea adaptable to any age
34 Listening Lessons with straight forward questions and the script.
Several songs with lyrics on the screen, suitable for year 3-4
…and Writing Lessons to Accompany Them (yr 6-9)
Use this interactive presentation to have a new group chat every day (year 5-8)
Long list of simple activities. 1:1 or copy on paper.
An inexhaustable list of topics to use for example for daily writing, in pdf