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Teaching Guide: The weather

Author: Vicky Cantillo González – Description: This lesson plan gives students and teachers the opportunity to verify how the learning process is going and offers chances to learn not only the new language but a meaningful topic (the weather) in a very creative and productive way. Finally, it provides students with enough vocabulary to describe the weather and teachers with a bunch of activities to conduct a meaningful class.

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Teaching Guide: Past events

Author: Mireya Esther Dominguez Gomez – Description: This plan allows the students to improve their communicative competences through an effective process of scaffolding, such as modelling the writing process, eliciting vocabulary meaning and noticing grammatical structures, involving them in an enrichment and meaningful experience, learning about their own town and culture through cooperative work. It also gives the teacher the opportunity to assess students’ strengths and weaknesses. Besides, technology is implemented in the class by useful tasks.

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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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Teaching Guide: Environmental problems

Author: Oscar Javier López – Description: This lesson plan was based on the textbook Way to Go 8 allowing teachers to use it as a resource in their classes. On the other hand, it does not dependent on it, as activities are well explained and can be adapted at schools that don’t have it. The lesson is part of the unit 1 and it’s about things people would like to do to reduce the impact of human actions polluting the environment.

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Teaching Guide: Eco-tourism

Author: Arturo Echenique – Description: This activity plan can be used for introducing vocabulary about either landscapes or eco-parks in Colombia while allowing the students to practice their productive skills.

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Teaching Guide: Our beautiful natural world

Author: Sandra Patricia Salgado Pertuz – Description: This task plan gives the students the opportunity to learn about the natural beauties of their country and also allows the teacher to assess the students’ communication skills through different activities.

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Teaching Guide: Talking about my daily routine

Author: Yocabeth Roca Cortina – Description: This plan guides students to identify their own and their classmates’ daily routines by talking about different activities using the simple present tense and some expressions of time. It allows students to work individually and in pairs, which contributes to have variety of interaction. It also guides students to realize about their own level of performance by providing different self-assessment techniques.

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Teaching Guide: Animals are great!

Author: Marisol Alba Echeverría – Description: This lesson plan focuses on skills animals have. As students love Art, teacher can integrate art in this lesson. Students will develop their creative skills by designing a collage, which is fun to students. Additionally, Formative Assessment Techniques are suggested to involve students in their learning process.

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Teaching Guide: Saving Planet Earth – Dangers of plastic

Author: Diana Escobar Garzón – Description: This plan gives the students the chance to talk about the problems related to environment. It also gives you a valuable opportunity to teach new vocabulary while practicing the four communicative skills involved in a very interesting topic of study: “Saving planet Earth”.

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Teaching Guide: Landscapes

Author: Jorge Andrés Molina Tovar – Description: This lesson plan gives the opportunity to work on a topic that we can relate to objects that we see every day, which are the parts of the landscapes. The activities written here allow the teacher to introduce vocabulary and language functions in a way that is not boring to the students through the use of creative activities. Besides, at the end we also include an activity for researching about national parks in Colombia, in this way, they can learn about their own country in a different language.

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Teaching Guide: Don´t waste water

Author: Marco Tulio Jurado Flórez – Description: This lesson plan gives the students a chance to know about water and the different ways to save it and also invites to reflect about how to protect water sources like rivers, ponds and lakes.

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