teaching_guides

Find below the largest Repository for Teaching , or study guides. These guides were created by public school English language teachers in Colombia. You can search with key words, grade, skill, or age group to find the right teaching or learning guide for your next class.

Using Letters to Tell Stories in the EFL Classroom

Author: Dario Luis Banegas – Description: Activities with letters you can use in classes. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Using Mobile Phone Technology in EFL Classes

Author: Suleyman Nihat Sad – Description: A guide on how to use cell phones in your classes. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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A Reading Programme for Elementary Schools

Author: Rizwana Habib Latha – Description: A guide to promote reading en your classes and community. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Teaching Guide: Good citizenship practices

Author: Rafael Eduardo Acevedo Rivera – Description: This plan gives students a chance to use their knowledge in a practical way about modal verbs like should. Students can be an active actor of change in school by promoting good citizenship practices that other children in the institution can consider and apply to construct a better community. Besides, this lesson plan has plenty of activities that can measure students’ skills in different grades of difficulty by using formative and also summative assessment.

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Teaching Guide: Important people in the community

Author: Erinson Criollo Castaño – Description: This lesson plan focuses on developing reading strategies and raising awareness on the role of community workers.
Additionally, this activity provides Ss with the opportunity to know about their teacher, which can in turn, strengthen bonds.

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Teaching Guide: Common preventable diseases

Author: Euliser Hurtado Prado – Description: This lesson plan gives students the chance to deepen their knowledge about simple past experiences. Additionally, it highlights the importance of honesty and respect. Students are given the opportunity to assess their peers by using peer assessment. Finally, this lesson can lead to the development of a project that promotes creative writing.

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Teaching Guide: Social Leaders in Colombia

Author: José Alexander Arcila Valencia – Description: This plan is an opportunity to have your students put into practice grammatical knowledge they have gained in previous classes (past simple). It also helps them gain new vocabulary, develop teamwork skills, and most importantly, it helps your students to be aware of the difficult reality of social leaders in our country.

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Teaching Guide: Eco-friendly Homes

Author: José Ignacio Rojas Vera – Description: This lesson plans focuses on sustainability since students are given the opportunity to analyse the actions that affect the environment. Additionally, this lesson plan promotes critical thinking since students also suggest actions to protect the environment. Formative Assessment techniques are suggested to make learning more meaningful to students.

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Teaching Guide: Sensible Shopping

Author: Diego Alejandro Ariza Devia – Description: This activity plan gives students the opportunity to learn new vocabulary about shopping by playing a board game. Also, this activity gives the opportunity to the teacher to implement Formative Assessment techniques and involve students in their learning process.

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Teaching Guide: Everybody has the right to…

Author: Vanessa Alejandra Claros – Description: This activity plan provides teacher ideas about Human Rights. Students develop creativity and critical thinking because they design a Bill of Rights. Additionally, this activity plan incorporates Formative Assessment by using the Feedback Sandwich technique that promotes peer assessment.

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Teaching Guide: Eating habits

Author: Lyda Nuñez Fuentes – Description: This lesson plan allows students to give information about the nutritional value and health benefits of food. It also gives the opportunity to integrate the four communicative skills and use different assessment strategies (self-assessment/peer-assessment and classroom assessment techniques CATs).

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