Plenty of seasonal ideas to keep your students entertained and ready to learn all year long.
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This is a 71-page, 3-column PDF e-book filled with seasonal and holiday lesson plans that include fun, culturally appropriate ideas for all levels.
- 65 lessons for every season, including popular and surprising holidays
- 365 step-by-step instructions for seasonal lessons and activities
- 215 tips to help you through lessons for fall and winter
- 150 more tips to teach perfect lessons on spring and summer
Several special lessons to choose from - for every season!
Do you know one of the best ways to help language learners integrate the skills that they’re learning? Give them a day planned just for a “fun” activity! Every season offers plenty of opportunities for you to plan special holiday lessons where your ESL students can work on their creativity, writing, vocabulary, speaking, and more. Knowing that a special lesson is coming, especially in the middle of a tough grammar or verb tense unit, can give students something to look forward to, while also teaching them about English speaking cultures!
Thinking beyond the basic holiday lessons
Seasonal and holiday lessons are important for the same reason that you should be using skits and role playing in your classroom: students understand what they’re learning more easily when they see it in context. Skits can help students get a grasp on difficult verb tense and grammar. Suddenly, the things they’re learning seem like they might have the benefit of helping your students enjoy a party or a cultural celebration and even make new friends! Holidays and seasonal celebrations make sense in a way that they couldn’t in a textbook.
When we say year-round, that’s what we mean. This book contains lessons for most major English speaking holidays, but there are also holiday ideas for every month of the year, like lessons for Grandparents’ Day in September and National Hobby Month in January. If that’s not enough, we go a step beyond and make sure there are plenty of activities that are appropriate for every season when you need an activity that might integrate learning terms for weather changes, temperatures, clothing, or travel.
When will I get it?
This is a PDF e-book, so you won't have to wait days for delivery. You'll receive your personalized download link immediately after payment. No shipping and no waiting involved.
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Great ideas, my pupils are delighted.
Great book, but it would have been helpful for the description to emphasize this is for ESL teachers based in the U.S., as most of the activities focus on U.S. holidays/seasons and don't fit when teaching ESL students abroad.
Just started using it. Very satisfied.