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Teaching Guide: Environment

Author: Maria Alejandra Cabrera Tovar – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to recognize themselves as a part of the nature or ecosystem, and it also provides the opportunity to identify or explore nature around the community, with their friends and family members.

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Teaching Guide: Conservation

Author: Magda Vasquez Ramirez – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to know more about the biodiversity that Earth has. It also encourages students to take actions, no matter how small are. It includes interactions among Ss and they could share many thoughts as well as practicing about interesting topics.

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Teaching Guide: A Place for Everything

Author: Yelithza Cedeño Salcedo – Description: This task plan gives the students a chance to have self-efficacy when doing a specific task whose main purpose is to make students be able to create reusable or recyclable things for environmental conservation in the community. It has a warm up which helps students to predict what the topic is by playing a nice game. The pre-task is made up of a short reading which objective is to clarify the difference of the three Rs, which is also supported with a video-listening exercise and a unscramble game that emphasise on the use of modal should to give recommendations and suggestions for preserving our environment. The while-task consists on a collaborative work in which students have to decide how to create a reusable or recyclable thing together by using some follow up questions. This will give them the chance of learning by doing. The Post-task consists on the presentation of each collaborative group to the whole group. All these activities are centred on students.

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Teaching Guide: Sustainability and Conservation

Author: Gladys Eugenia Imbago – Description: This activity is designed to meet the needs of a rural 7th grade class. It is simple to adapt and it provides a hands-on student cantered activity. It will also motivate Ss to work, as their posters will be displayed for everyone in the school to see.

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Teaching Guide: GLOBAL ISSSUES

Author: Julia Inés Barrios Rodríguez – Description: This plan gives students the opportunity to talk about global problems in our community and the world. Students are encouraged to propose possible solutions to these global issues.

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Teaching Guide: Earth Day

Author: Gleiber Martínez Arias – Description: This activity plans raises students’ awareness on positive actions to take care of the environment. It also provides students with some vocabulary about environment. Finally, teachers can use Classroom Assessment techniques to check that students have learnt some vocabulary.

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Teaching Guide: Natural Landscapes

Author: Nayire de Jesús Cárdenas Bermúdez – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to become familiar with vocabulary about geographical features, in addition they have the opportunity to describe landscapes in Colombia or places they know.

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Teaching Guide: The weather

Author: Rosario Rocha Sarmiento – Description: This lesson plan gives teachers the opportunity to make more dynamic classes and it also provides a valuable opportunity to students to develop their speaking skills. Students can develop autonomy as they are encouraged to choose the topic they want to talk about, negotiate with people in a group and work as a team.

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Teaching Guide: Geography

Author: Mary Sol Pérez Herazo – Description: This lesson plan gives students the opportunity to know their context through geography vocabulary and reflect on the use and care of natural resources. They will also learn to express their ideas on the subject using the present simple.

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Teaching Guide: Environment

Author: Piedad Patricia Padilla Pineda – Description: In this lesson plan students will have the opportunity to express ideas about what should and should not be done for the conservation of the environment. Assessment activities are carried out in order to check students understanding.

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Teaching Guide: Let’s take care of our Beautiful Natural World

Author: Andrea Moreno Pereira – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to learn about to take care of the natural resources and provides students with new environment vocabulary. It can also be a useful and productive class if students learn to become more conscious about the world they live and start implementing good actions in real live.

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Teaching Guide: Experiences

Author: Jonathan Jovanni Moreno Ramirez – Description: This plan gives students a chance to express something they have been doing for a while using the present perfect progressive, which is a complex structure that students need to practise a lot before mastering. It has different activities that will help students use the structure properly in a fun way.

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