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Teaching Guide: Green Community

Author: Consuelo Doria Torres – Description: This plan can be used when people want to talk about where they live and how the environment in that area is affected and should be protected by good citizens.

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Teaching Guide: A normal day in a life

Author: Yolima Posada Salgado – Description: This lesson focuses are on daily routines activities, in a normal day of their life. Using the present simple in the first and third person. Firstly, students will review the days of the week. Language to describe routine activities will be introduced, and students will answer questions about their own daily routines and find out about their classmates’ routines.

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Teaching Guide: Environment

Author: Elizabeth Polanco Polo – Description: This activity could help the ELT teachers in rural contexts through increasing the students’ vocabulary. It was designed in a simple but communicative way. The students will have the chance to share ideas in English as well as talking about different vocabulary of their own contexts.

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Teaching Guide: Environment

Author: Maria Fernanda Trujillo Rojas – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to make self-conscious about the importance of taking care of the environment through identifying the main actions that people can do for it. Also, the students could share their ideas in a communicative way.

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Teaching Guide: Environment: Past tense

Author: Andrés Grisales Gómez – Description: This plan permits students and teachers to reflect upon some of the actions they have done in the past from an environmental perspective. Thus, this helps them to build a new action plan towards conservation and environmental consciousness.

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Teaching Guide: Actions for protecting the environment

Author: María Angélica García Mora – Description: This plan is mainstreamed with the area of Natural Sciences. The subject is about the Environment. This lesson plan gives different strategies for improving meaningful learning. It contents different activities for obtaining the knowledge and encouraging the participation. It also has assessment strategies that allow knowing the progress of students in learning. The students show acquired knowledge by using the imperative form and vocabulary related to environment, the elaboration of posters about protecting the environment and the participation in the different activities.

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Teaching Guide: Saving Energy

Author: María Isabel Gamboa Corrales – Description: This lesson will provide a non-conventional way to work with students on a relevant topic as it is saving energy; it will also reveal diverse ways of assessing students’ progress and understanding. In addition to the previous, it contains different moments which approach the diversity in the classrooms. The steps are given sequentially, so the different moments of the lesson are very clear and connected with the previous parts.

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Teaching Guide: Professions

Author: Lucy Milet – Description: This plan has been designed for students in urban and rural areas with little knowledge of English language. Here you can find an activity that will help students build vocabulary as they practice a little speaking. It is a hands on task that will allow SS to personalize language

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Teaching Guide: Taking care of our homes

Author: Miguel Ramírez – Description: This task plan focuses on describing the house. Additionally, it integrates Arts because students use origami to create a paper house. This activity promotes creativity and production skills. Finally, students can find it very meaningful because they will be talking about their houses.

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Teaching Guide: Touristic places

Author: Ricardo Yepes Carmona – Description: This task plan focuses on describing cities around Colombia. It also looks towards raising awareness on the variety of cities Colombia has. T can integrate social studies to make students identify key aspects about Colombia. Finally, this plan incorporates peer assessment techniques that make students provide feedback to other peers.

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Teaching Guide: Describing people and places

Author: María Velez Bolaño – Description: This plan is useful to introduce the topic “comparative and superlative” in a dynamic way and to motivate our students to use and learn this grammar topic in an implicit way within an appropriate context as it is “Our world”

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