I was lucky to get a street photography lesson-planning assignment, which naturally developed into a lesson idea, rich in images, storytelling and juicy grammar practice. Enjoy! … Continue reading Lesson | Wordy streets
This lesson about serious conflict is actually on the funny side. Unsuspecting students are discussing issues related to conflict resolution and vlogging, not quite realizing that … Continue reading Lesson | Locked in battle
This lesson deals with sensitive topics of the recruitment of underage soldiers, the situation of contemporary war veterans and the ambiguous role of the miliary forces. … Continue reading Lesson | Character toys
Imagine you have a lot going on and time is definitely not on your side. You decide to commit to the project(s) closest to your heart, … Continue reading Lesson | “HELL YEAH!” or “NO!”
This lesson uses a real-life gut-wrenching story hidden within a TEDx talk. Students play with contrastive evidence, flashbacks and flashforward narratives to put pieces of the … Continue reading Lesson | What makes the green grass grow?
Through a story of a mystery man ( a real-life artist Gianni Motti) based on his photograph and a list of his controversial art projects students encounter a new grammar point. Continue reading “Lesson | Mystery man”
Using their imagination, simple drawings and sticky notes , Students create two character profiles and the story behind their rocky relationship. Continue reading “Lesson | Stickies”
Using photographs of windows and doors, students create the profiles of three flatmates before they watch a YouTube video which reveals the true story. Continue reading “Lesson | Flatmates”
Using your own ( imperfect!) drawings, Students work out facts from your life.