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Using Favorite Songs and Poems with Young Learners

Author: American English – Description: A guide on songs in the classroom. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Teaching Guide: Healthy eating habits

Author: Daniela Ramos Gómez – Description: This lesson plan helps teachers who look for a fun and innovative way to practice countable and uncountable nouns about food items. Additionally, it offers different activities that will help students practice grammar and pronunciation.

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Learning Guide: What do you do?

Author: Sandra Guerrero Céspedes – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practise the written description of your daily routine and
makes you able to ask and answer questions about the things you do. All the activities are
aimed at improving your understanding of the topic “what do you do?” presented in Way to Go
Student Book 6, module 1, unit 2, page 20. First of all, you will find some vocabulary revision
activities; secondly, you will read some descriptions and answer specific questions to verify your
reading comprehension. Finally, you will have a chat to introduce yourself, describe your routine
and ask some questions to your teacher and partners.

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Learning Guide: My daily routine

Author: Jhon Miguel Rosero, Pastora Alicia Unigarro, Yanneth Mercedes Guerrero – Description: This English self-study guide helps you to describe your daily activities in written form. All the
activities are related to the Way to Go Student’s Book 6 Module 1 Unit 2 Lesson 1. It starts with a video and a practice about vocabulary related to daily activities you do every day. Then, there is a survey to answer about your daily routine. After that, you have to answer some questions about the language used to write sentences for describing daily routines; then you are asked to read and complete a short text about a daily routine; and it ends up asking you to write your own daily routine.

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Learning Guide: My daily routine

Author: Tránsito Berónica España Mueses – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice vocabulary about daily routines and the present simple tense. All the activities are related to the English, Please! Fast Track 9 page 49. You will answer some vocabulary review activities about daily routines. Then, you will listen to an audio and answer some questions about it. After, you will discover the uses of the present simple tense through some questions, and finally you will write short sentences to describe your routine following the example given. Have fun and learn a lot doing all the activities in this guide!

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Activate: Games for Learning American English – Use a Word Game Board

Author: American English – Description: The Board game, Use a Word. It is a game that promotes vocabulary. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Teaching Guide: Healthy eating

Author: Aleida Leonor Solano Mendoza – Description: This plan is useful because it gives the student the opportunity to know about healthy food in a creative way and it also promotes collaborative work. Besides teachers from other regions could adapt it to their context.

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Teaching Guide: Coexistence in the classroom

Author: Nancy Cerón – Description: This lesson plan gives the students an opportunity to learn more about their classmates since they are sharing information about their families, by practicing speaking and writing. In addition, it allows the teacher to know more about their students’ lives and it helps to build rapport, it is the human part of the teaching practice. According to the SEC, it is 6th grade, but if I am going to apply it in a school like mine, it is 8th grade because of the level of English in each grade.

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Teaching Guide: Coexistence in the classroom

Author: Lina Clemencia Romero – Description: This plan is an opportunity for SS to tolerate each other’s differences and live in coexistence in the foreign language classroom. Here, the activities are centred on all the skills to obtain a written product that shows the importance of solving conflicts in a peaceful way.

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Why English? Comics for the Classroom – Story 8: A Gateway to Success with Audio

Author: American English – Description: A story: Where are your former classmates today? When Mr. Lois discovers the new job of one of his former classmates, it changes him. These resources were originally created for English language learners and teachers around the world by the Office of English Language Programs in the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. Visit the American English page here: https://americanenglish.state.gov/

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Teaching Guide: Urban Tribes

Author: María Cristina Valdés Páez – Description: This lesson plan was created for 10th graders in order to allow them to express their opinion about urban tribes and compare them with their fashion style, music, common interest, ideology and activities they do.

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Teaching Guide: Knowing the city

Author: Carlos Mario Pacheco Martinez – Description: This lesson plan allows ss to enjoy sharing with partners, which helps them to be aware of the importance of group work and relationships. It also provides ss the freedom to speak about their daily context and the places and activities they really like.

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Teaching Guide: Let’s compare animals

Author: Juan Guillermo Álvarez Aguirre – Description: This plan guides students to interact in different ways to learn and practice vocabulary about animals and their habitats. Activities proposed in this lesson are engaging and fun for students, and allow them to practice the four skills. It also leads teachers to find out the students’ performance through the application of assessment techniques.

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Learning Guide: What do you do?

Author: Luz Astrid Torres Varela – Description: This English self-study guide helps you practice describing your daily routine and include other family
members. All the activities are related to the topic of Daily Routines presented in Way to Go Student
Book 6 Module 1 Unit 2, Lesson 1. It builds on the vocabulary, language analysis and writing tasks done
in the previous worksheet. It asks you to improve your vocabulary, writing and listening skills.
Remember to compare your answers with the answer key to check your comprehension and
performance.

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Teaching Guide: Animal Care

Author: Boris Yamit Perez Ortega – Description: This plan fosters the student communicative English skills. Also, it helps students become familiarized with animal vocabulary and how to care for them.

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Learning Guide: Our beautiful natural world

Author: Yolanda Lozano Llanos – Description: This self-study guide helps you to understand and practice the importance of taking care of the natural resources in our departments and towns through the topic Our beautiful natural word presented in Way to Go student and workbook 7 on Pages 91-92 and 31-32. It starts with two vocabulary activities, then you have to read a short paragraph and complete the missing words found the word bank and you must answer the questions according to the paragraph. Finally, you can choose in a traffic light the correct option according to your experience in this work.

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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: 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: 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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Learning Guide: Water conservation

Author: Nancy Encinales Ardila – Description: In this guide you will find all the activities related to the water conservation presented in Way to go,
Student book 7 module #3. You will become aware of water care and hopefully, change your habits toward
the environment and share with your classmates some ideas about the consumption of water at home. In
this guide you will find activities to improve your vocabulary, reading and speaking skills. Finally, you will
demonstrate your understanding recording a video or audio expressing the water consumption at home.

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