Lesson Plan Theme: Animals

On this page, you will find lessons plans relating to "Animals".

Young Learners

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Looking For The Dog

Target Language: Animal vocabulary, have/haven't got, I like, third person singular.
Description: Students practice using third person "s" and "like" when talking about pets and farm animals. They talk about their own pets and practice "have got" before they do a "find the dog" reading activity. The lesson finishes with a speaking practice of "like" and "have got".
Duration: 45 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: YL4


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The Crazy Zoo

Target Language: Present Simple affirmative sentences, third person singular, animal/verb vocabulary.
Description: The third person singular of the Present Simple is introduced by way of an unusual zoo where ordinary animals do extraordinary things. There is an error correction exercise and another animal-based speaking exercise to finish with.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 0G6


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Animal World.

Target Language: Animal vocabulary, comparatives.
Description: Students talk about different types of animals, learn vocabulary (adjectives) to describe animals and use comparatives to compare different animals.
Duration: 55 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 2V2
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Animal World Wordsearch.

Target Language: Animal vocabulary.
Description: This can be used as a follow up to lesson 2V2 and consists of a wordsearch containing all the animals from the final speaking activity in 2V2.
Duration: 25 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 2V3
Tags: Animals


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Stop Monkeying Around

Target Language: Animal Idioms.
Description: A lesson which looks at animal-based idioms. A reading forms the heart of the lesson and there is a fun speaking activity to finish with.
Duration: 50 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3V7
Tags: Animals | Idioms
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Raid On Dawson Industries

Target Language: Writing newspaper article from eyewitness accounts, bias in journalism.
Description: A writing activity based around a raid on an animal laboratory. Your students play the roles of journalists working for different newspapers and magazines - and each publication will present their own side of the story!
Duration: 70 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 3W3
Tags: Animals


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The Pet Caterer

Target Language: Unusual jobs, looking after animals.
Description: A lesson based around an interview on a radio program about Dan Smith's unusual job. What are the benefits or downsides of doing an unusual job?
Duration: 55 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 4L3
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The Animal World

Target Language: Giving opinion, agreeing & disagreeing.
Description: Students discuss controversial issues regarding animals such as circuses and zoos - and also learn how to agree and disagree with other students. A series of mini-debates on these topics ends the lesson.
Duration: 75 minutes. Lesson Plan Code: 4S1

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