Culture activities – Pre-primary & Primary
Lesson Plan: Human habitats
By meeting children other countries pupils learn how the houses they live in reveal key information about living in different environments.
Lesson Plan: Carnival festival
This lesson plan inspires creativity while consolidating important verbs such as ‘sing’, dance’ and ‘wear’. Students match phrases to pictures, learn a fun rhyme, and draw and describe a Carnival costume.
Lesson Plan: Summer solstice festival
Pupils match sentence halves, number a series of pictures and identify words hidden in a picture to describe the ways people celebrate the longest day of the year.
Lesson Plan: Comparing Spain and Australia
Pupils examine school calendars for Spain and Australia in order to understand the consequences of seasonal differences on the yearly school timetable.
Lesson Plan: Music
In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the different types of musical instruments and one of Spain’s most famous composers, Joaquín Rodrigo.
Lesson Plan: Nevruz festival
A lesson plan to introduce young learners to this festival, celebrated in Turkey and Iran to mark the beginning of spring. The activities consolidate sentence formation, the present simple and everyday vocabulary words.
Lesson Plan: May Day
To develop pupils’ reading for gist and specific information.
Lesson Plan: Christopher Colombus
Fun multiple-choice quiz tests students’ knowledge of Christopher Columbus. An information-gap reading activity gets them to check their answers to the quiz. Students then read an article on Columbus and correct the factual mistakes.