Teacher Tips

ESL, EFL and TEFL Games – ESL Junction

ESL, EFL and TEFL Games – ESL Junctionhttp://www.esljunction.com/esl_games/index.htmlThis is a list of EFL/ESL flashcard games and activities, that can be used in the EFL/ESL classroom

 

Animal Facts for Kids | Endangered Animals

Animal Facts for Kids | Endangered Animalshttp://www.animalfactguide.com/animal-facts/Click on an animal below to learn more about it! Each animal facts article is printer-friendly and covers a range of topics, such as the animal

 

Warm-up

Walking In The Jungle | Super Simple Songs - YouTube

Walking In The Jungle | Super Simple Songs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/GoSq-yZcJ-4New Super Simple TV show…The Bumble Nums ► http://bit.ly/2rSKHOF Let’s take a walk in the jungle! “Walking In The Jungle” teaches jungle animals and action…

Vocabulary

Picture Dictionary Pictures with some wild animals, names in audio.
Picture Dictionary 2 Pictures with some wild animals, names in audio.

Let's have fun with English

Let’s have fun with Englishhttp://www.letshavefunwithenglish.com/vocabulary/wild_animals/index.html Wild Animals1. Learn the vocabulary.2. Match the words with the pictures.3. Match the pictures with the sounds.4. Do the crossword! Forest Animals here

Wild Animals FREE ESL Flashcards

Wild Animals FREE ESL Flashcardshttp://www.teachchildrenesl.com/flashcards/wild-animals/Downloadable flashcards of wild animals

 

Flash cards for children - Wild Animals - YouTube

Flash cards for children – Wild Animals – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/18qbKDryHjMGet introduced to the Wild Animals printed on each of these flashcards.

 

The Kids ABC's At The Zoo - YouTube

The Kids ABC’s At The Zoo – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/iWAtPMsk8_YPractise the Alphabet and animal names. You might let the students first brainstorm to find an animal for each letter and then watch the video to fill the gaps.

 

Songs

Five Little Monkeys | Kidsongs | Best Kids Videos | PBS Kids | 5 Little Monkeys | Counting Songs - YouTube

Five Little Monkeys | Kidsongs | Best Kids Videos | PBS Kids | 5 Little Monkeys | Counting Songs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/7Pdkha1UIvQFive Little Monkeys, one of the all-time most popular Kidsongs videos,!! A good articulation practice.

 

An old lady who swallowed a fly | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

An old lady who swallowed a fly | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/songs/old-lady-who-swallowed-flyListen to this traditional song about an old lady who swallows a fly.

 

Who's In the Zoo | Zoo Songs for Children | Animal Songs for Children | The Kiboomers - YouTube

Who’s In the Zoo | Zoo Songs for Children | Animal Songs for Children | The Kiboomers – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/PMGJIdESlvABy singing this song the students learn to make a question with “do”.

 

Bear Rap from Billy Bunny's Animal Songs - YouTube

Bear Rap from Billy Bunny’s Animal Songs – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/ASbR_-j2lJUThis one billy bunny learns how to sing the rap song what the bears sing about.

 

Lesson Plans

Animals: Traits and Habitats A close reading unit on an informational text
Animals: Classification A close reading unit on an informational text

Viewing

Andy's Wild Adventures| Show |CBeebies Global

Andy’s Wild Adventures| Show |CBeebies Globalhttp://global.cbeebies.com/shows/andys-wild-adventuresAndy’s Wild Adventures show from CBeebies including several videos and songs

 

The 25 Most Dangerous Animals In The World - YouTube

The 25 Most Dangerous Animals In The World – YouTube (2:13) https://youtu.be/FFdtRiOG2jYLet the students guess what the most dangerous animal is before watching this.

 

20 Wild Animals - Magic English - Disney - YouTube

20 Wild Animals – Magic English – Disney – YouTube (26:21) https://youtu.be/AFb4yE7mUXwAn episode in Magic English series from Disney with vocabulary and songs

 

Panchatantra Tales - Mean Friends - Short Stories For Children - Animated Cartoons For Kids - YouTube

Panchatantra Tales – Mean Friends – Short Stories For Children – Animated Cartoons For Kids – YouTube (12:24) https://youtu.be/8NTpfbcTMUYPanchatantra tells about five ways that help the human being succeed in life.

 

Baby Skunk Friend!! (ORIGINAL) - YouTube

Baby Skunk Friend!! (ORIGINAL) – YouTube (2:57)https://youtu.be/Dp7K37uQ3K4A bit random, I know. But I was out on a walk when this little dude came up and introduced himself.

 

Reading

English abc animals for kids | Fun facts

English abc animals for kids | Fun factshttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/animals-facts.htmKids like learning about wild animals. Our ABC Animals section connects English with kids’ interests.

 

Fun Animal Facts for Kids - Crazy, Cool, Funny, Amazing, Interesting

Fun Animal Facts for Kids – Crazy, Cool, Funny, Amazing, Interestinghttp://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals.html Crazy, cool, strange, weird, odd and funny information as well as did you know facts

What did you see: Learn English (IND) with subtitles - Story for Children "BookBox.com" - YouTube

What did you see: Learn English (IND) with subtitles – Story for Children “BookBox.com” – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/XpqFAX6vRlMAmma is surprised that Meera has seen no animals at the zoo – not a monkey, or lion, or even a giraffe…

 

Learn The Value of Friendship | Moral Stories | Learn English (US) with "BookBox" - YouTube

Learn The Value of Friendship | Moral Stories | Learn English (US) with “BookBox” – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/lcwT3sdW960Four friends: a deer, a tortoise, a crow and a mouse are worried about the hunter’s traps. The story is read very slowly and clearly with captions on screen.

 

The voyage of the animal orchestra | LearnEnglish Kids | British Council

The voyage of the animal orchestra | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/the-voyage-the-animal-orchestraWhen their boat sinks, the animal orchestra reach an island. Will they be able to escape?

 

Writing

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/rQuE1jBhGygLearn to describe an animal starting with “This animal…”

 

Describing Animals.wmv - YouTube

Describing Animals.wmv – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/WQ1riOh0y8MLearn to describe animals. Use the students’ descriptions as a guessing game.

 

Karl Pilkington Ultimate Animal - YouTube

Karl Pilkington Ultimate Animal – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/eBkipKFocT0Karl describes his ultimate animal from The Ricky Gervais Show. Let students come up with their own Ultimate Animal and describe it.

 

More Materials

Switch Zoo Animal Games

Switch Zoo Animal Gameshttps://switchzoo.com/Field Trips Take a tour to learn how to make new animals, go on a creative writing field trip, or explore music ‘performed’ by animals.

 

Animal Studies - WeAreTeachers

Animal Studies – WeAreTeachershttp://www.weareteachers.com/lessons-resources/animal-studies?utm_source=FB&utm_medium=Social&utm_campaign=keepwildanimalswildFree downloadable video, lesson plans and student magazine in three levels

Final Words

You Are A Human Animal | Mickey Mouse Club - YouTube

You Are A Human Animal | Mickey Mouse Club – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/t6nekgzaa5IThe only thinking animal who can think, who can reason, who believe? Listen.

 

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