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Teaching Guide: Going camping

Author: Bertha Cecilia Agreda Peña – Description: This plan can be used in any kind of context. The teacher can adapt and use vocabulary and describe places that are closer to what students know. The idea is to give them a reason to communicate and to get them involved in a real-life task. If it is possible, it would be a great idea to actually plan a picnic or a small trip with your students and really go.

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Teaching Guide: Learning about fair trade products

Author: Aydee Barrera Plazas – Description: This lesson plan strengthens students’ communicative skills because the development of the activities makes students feel active and motivated. The topic encourages students to appreciate farmers´ labor and how fair trade may help them.

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Teaching Guide: Money makes the world go round

Author: Maria Consuelo Amaya Sanches – Description: This lesson plan has been designed to allow students improve their reading skills, identify important information related to spending money and present it to the class. Students have the opportunity to work in groups, interact with other students, make decisions, come up with conclusions and present factual relevant information to the class.

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Teaching Guide: Healthy food menu

Author: Olga Yaneth Parra Ramírez – Description: This plan gives the students a chance to know about healthy food and make choices regarding the food they want to eat to be healthy. They can also use their creativity and language skills to design and present a healthy menu to the class.

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Teaching Guide: Health education: eating habits

Author: Maria Elizabeth Mariño Camargo – Description: This plan has been designed for seventh grade students who have A1 level in an urban area who come from different places around the municipality, having very little knowledge of English. In this lesson plan you will find some activities to improve your students’ reading and writing skills. They will interact with their peers, they will do collaborative work, they will use all their creativity and the teacher will be attentive all the time to give them the necessary support. This is a different class where students will learn enjoying everything they do and I am sure they will feel more motivated in their real life situations.
I invite you to implement this new strategy, which can be very useful in your classes.

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Teaching Guide: Healthy and Unhealthy Food

Author: Beatriz Elena Giraldo Serna – Description: This This lesson plan gives SS a chance to know about harmful and healthy food so that they make choices about the food they are eating and how it benefits/harms their health. Also, they can practice a grammar form: should and shouldn´t.

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Teaching Guide: This is me and my community

Author: Diana Rocío Muñoz Hernández – Description: This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to foster cultural knowledge of the world throughout the creation of videos. Besides, it gives teachers a chance to integrate English grammar topics to the students’ real life throughout meaningful projects. All in all, this lesson plan is a simple and fun way to have the students engaged with the learning process while interacting and knowing their own community.

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Teaching Guide: Health

Author: Carmen Libia Beltrán Bravo – Description: This plan helps students to recognize positive and negative eating habits. By implementing it, you can share with the students new strategies for them to learn. This plan also provides tools to improve the learning and knowledge.

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Teaching Guide: Food

Author: Sussy Perez Guzman – Description: This plan guides ss to recognise different types of food including what is healthy and what it is not by identifying the benefits of fruits and vegetables and the issues that junk food can have. This plan allows ss to work individually and in groups in order to promote interaction inside the classroom. Additionally, it guides ss to get to know their own level of performance by providing a self-assessment technique.

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Teaching Guide: Healthy food versus junk food

Author: Isabel Orozco Hernández – Description: This activity could bring the ss the opportunity to know about which nouns have plural or can be counted, and which nouns don’t have plural or can´t be counted; besides to know about healthy and unhealthy food

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Teaching Guide: Healthy/unhealthy

Author: Beatriz Adriana Alvarado Figueredo – Description: This plan gives teachers a chance to energize the class. The students have a great opportunity to enjoy the English class and learn the topic in a different way by including the four skills.

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