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Teaching Guide: How to be a good citizen

Author: Claudia Raquel Tabares Ortega – Description: This plan will be useful for helping students to reflect upon their citizenship, considering their duties and rights (rules) for being part of a community. In this lesson plan the teacher will find strategies to promote ideas sharing regarding citizenships themes.

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Teaching Guide: Basic human rights and duties

Author: Marcela del Pilar Chacón Calvo – Description: This lesson plan gives the students the opportunity to think about relevant information related to their role as citizens, their rights and duties in different areas of their lives. Students will be working in groups and they will have to use their social skills to negotiate and come to agreements to present important information to the class.

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Teaching Guide: Social values

Author: Carolina Sánchez Pulido – Description: This activity plan focuses on Social values as 11th graders are finishing High School. This planning also promotes reading comprehension about the topic. Finally, the Classroom Assessment Technique (Application Cards) that is suggested provides teachers with information that will show them whether the students have just memorized the material or if they know how they could use it.

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Teaching Guide: GENDER EQUALITY

Author: Franquelina Cepeda Alza – Description: This lesson plan allows students the opportunity to use the language to learn not only about the gender equality but also to work on language skills. It also provides a good scaffolding to guide teachers throughout the lesson.

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Teaching Guide: Daily routines

Author: Cristian Jahir Méndez Castro – Description: This plan is designed to help students acquire vocabulary through listening. The activity is developed step by step to allow students to listen for more detailed information as they go through the activities. Even though it is designed for eighth grade, my students are only developing level A1, that is why I am using the sixth-grade content from the suggested curriculum.

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Teaching Guide: Daily Routines

Author: Sandy Giovanna Hurtado Gomez – Description: Even though this plan is for eighth grade, the level of difficulty is adapted for a very basic A1 level which is the current situation of my students. The idea is to use music as a strategy to motivate and engage in learning.

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Teaching Guide: Stairs to peace

Author: YENDY GRANADOS ARANZALEZ – Description: This is a task-based lesson plan designed with the purpose of developing values and cooperative practice in the classroom. It can be adapted; if you do not have internet access, you could read them a story, or show them magazines and newspaper articles. Teachers may change the topic according to students’ level, context and needs, such as; values, arts or social studies.

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Teaching Guide: A day in a famous person’s life

Author: Alcira Sánchez Arévalo – Description: This lesson plan gives the teacher a chance to integrate the skills of listening, reading, speaking and writing by taking the topic: “A day in famous person’s life” as the starting point to help students to ask and answer WH questions.

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Teaching Guide: The family

Author: Flor Isenidh Avendaño Avendaño – Description: This lesson plan gives the students the opportunity to talk about their family, to know about their classmates’ families, to share relevant information with other students in class, and to play and enjoy when learning.

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Teaching Guide: Bullying and conflict

Author: Valentina Correa Zacipa – Description: This plan is designed to work one of the most common problems in Colombian classrooms: bullying, through the vocabulary related to this topic. Students can work on what bullying is, why people bully and how to deal with bullying.

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