Culture activities – Secondary & Upper-Secondary
Lesson Plan: Urbanization
Speaking, map-labelling and classification exercises introduce students to world population growth. Using key phrases and sentence starters, students write up what they have learnt.
Lesson Plan: Charles Dickens
A worksheet about the life of the famous English author Charles Dickens, whose novels include Great Expectations, David Copperfield and Oliver Twist.
Lesson Plan: Shakespeare
This Shakespearean webquest by Luke Vyner includes activities on Shakespeare’s life, Romeo and Juliet, ’boy players’ and famous quotes from Shakespeare plays that we still use today.
Lesson Plan: Three capital cities
In this lesson plan, students explore three European capital cities – Copenhagen, Lisbon and Prague – to learn about their history and famous landmarks. Working in groups, students match photographs and descriptions to the correct city, and read texts to match meanings to the appropriate word.
Lesson Plan: Olympics
In this lesson plan, pupils learn about the history of the Olympic Games and the origin of popular sports.
Lesson Plan: In the city
In this group activity, students learn about India’s capital city and then write a web page to promote the city of their choice.