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Winter Wonderland, 1-9

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Lily & the Snowman - YouTube

Lily & the Snowman – YouTube  (2:21) https://youtu.be/qehqv13PJwIEvery winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved. Also as a lesson plan below.

 

Songs

I'm a Little Snowman | Winter Songs for Preschool | Kids Song | The Kiboomers - YouTube

I’m a Little Snowman | Winter Songs for Preschool | Kids Song | The Kiboomers – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/-b-U1eQqBmkThe Kiboomers! I’m a Little Snowman! Winter songs! Love to sing? Then, you will just love this fun kids song! (Yr 2-4)

 

Quia - The Snowman

Quia – The Snowmanhttp://www.quia.com/cz/84897.html?AP_rand=1177001559           ,,,                                                               
A song with a copiable gap-activity (Yr 5-6)

 

SNOW (Jesse Winchester) (for Sharron) (cover) - YouTube

SNOW (Jesse Winchester) (for Sharron) (cover) – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/_pIMAaLOYZk lyricsA different view on winter and snow – escaping to the south. (Yr 6-9) 

 

Freddie Mercury - A winter's tale - YouTube

Freddie Mercury – A winter’s tale – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/7dNMc2wHdcw                                         …lyricsA slow song by Queen with a lot of -ing forms. (Yr 8-9)

 

Vocabulary

Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Picture dictionary

Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Picture dictionaryhttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/winterDictionary.htmTry to guess the English words! Look at the pictures below. Do you know what these are? Basic vocabulary with several activities (Yr 1-2)

 

 

 

 

Worksheets

Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Printable resources

Winter vocabulary for kids learning English | Printable resourceshttp://www.anglomaniacy.pl/winterPrintables.htmChoose from five different types of worksheets designed to learn and practise English vocabulary related to the theme Winter. (Yr 2-4)

 

Lesson Plans

Lilyandthesnowman - THE LITERACY SHED

Lilyandthesnowman – THE LITERACY SHEDhttps://www.literacyshed.com/lilyandthesnowman.htmlLily builds a snowman and they share some great times, he comes to live and tells her stories.  Will their friendship endure as the years pass? Lesson ideas included

ESL Lesson | Winter Vocabulary

ESL Lesson | Winter Vocabularyhttp://www.elcivics.com/esl/winter-season-1.htmlWinter starts in December and ends in March. It comes after autumn and before spring. Lesson with vocabulary and several activities (Yr 4-5)

 

Reading

Snow Friends Read aloud/ M. Christina Butler/ friends/snowman. friends/esl/winter - YouTube

Snow Friends Read aloud/ M. Christina Butler/ friends/snowman. friends/esl/winter – YouTube (4:19)https://youtu.be/WqE4tN125dsWhen Little Bear wakes early from his winter sleep he has the most wonderful surprise – SNOW!  (Yr 3-4)

 

Listening

Winter: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lesson

Winter: Listen A Minute.com: English Listening Lessonhttp://www.listenaminute.com/w/winter.htmlWinter is my favourite season. I love everything about it. I like the cold weather, which always makes the sky seem so blue.
Listening Audio, Handout and Quizzes on Winter (Yr 5-6)

 

Learn English With Songs - A Winter's Tale by David Essex

Learn English With Songs – A Winter’s Tale by David Essexhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/songs/winter/winters-tale.htmlThe nights colder now, Maybe I should the door, And anyway the snow has all your footsteps, And I follow you no more, Video Listening Quiz (Yr 6-9)

 

elllo quiz #949 Life in Winter

elllo quiz #949 Life in Winterhttp://www.elllo.org/english/0901/Q949-Aiste-Winter.htmA dialogue between a Dutchman and a Lithuanian woman (Yr 6-8)

 

A short listening task with a video, natural speech (Yr 7-9)   

 

Britain's Big Freeze - Winter Weather Video Listening Activity

Britain’s Big Freeze – Winter Weather Video Listening Activityhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/weather/winter/winter-weather-video-quiz.htmlLearn and practise using English words for jobs and workplace situations. News Listening Quiz (Yr 8-9) 

 

Upper Intermediate English - The Northern Lights

Upper Intermediate English – The Northern Lightshttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/listening/upper-intermediate/northern-lights-lesson-activities.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitterThis lesson is about the northern lights. You will practise your speaking and listening skills, learn and review some useful vocabulary, and complete a listening comprehension…

 

Viewing

Oxford Splash A - Animated Story - YouTube

An easy story about snowmen (Yr 1-3)

 

Learn English words for snow - A snowy day - English lesson with Misterduncan in England - YouTube

Mr Duncan takes us for a walk (Yr 6-9)

 

 Writing

Winter Creative Writing & Blogging Prompts, Christmas Snow Photo Inspiration · Creativity-Portal.com

Winter Creative Writing & Blogging Prompts, Christmas Snow Photo Inspiration · Creativity-Portal.comhttp://www.creativity-portal.com/howto/writing/winter.writing.prompts.htmlCold, snowy winter weather! Looking for some inspiration or the “write” kind of prompting for the winter season? (Yr 6-9)

Interactive

Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides - FREE Template

Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides – FREE Templatehttps://shakeuplearning.com/blog/winter-magnetic-poetry-with-google-slides/Celebrate winter and get creative with winter magnetic poetry using Google Slides! Get your FREE Copy of the Winter Magnetic Poetry template to use with your students!

Final Words

Winter Holiday Posters! | Chris Jones

Winter Holiday Posters! | Chris Joneshttp://www.jonesid.com/winter-holiday-posters/Each year I like to come up with a unique holiday piece to send to my clients.

 

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