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03 March B1 C1 climate change Earth Hour, 24th March

28th March. Earth Hour

Bring the environmental consciousness of #EarthHour into class while listening to spoken word artist Prince Ea with this lesson for young learners, teens and adults B2 and above.

Students will:

  • Discuss the good and less good things humanity has done.
  • Watch a video by a spoken word artist to check predictions.
  • Watch the video again within the excellent resource vizia.co and answer questions to check detailed comprehension
  • Create a survey and ask their classmates
  • Discuss the topic.

Use these interactive slides. It requires internet and a projector:

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03 March Activism B1 C1 School Strike for Climate

#Fridaysforfuture special: lesson plan

Did you know that school children across the world and in the UK going on strike on Fridays? Find out why with your students and:

  • Read an authentic text with support
  • Discuss what you feel strongly about
  • Write a set of demands
  • Read each others’ demands

Level: B1 upwards

Time: 60 – 90 minutes

Preparation and materials: Lesson Plan. Internet and projector. Photocopies of the worksheet. Downloaded HTML version of genial.ly slides if no internet.

Click on the slide show below. Lesson plan and worksheet included.

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03 March C1 Climate Change Dates and Occasions International Women's Day

International Women’s Day March 8th #BalanceforBetter

It is international Women’s Day soon. Why not celebrate women’s achievements this March using this touching lesson about Greta Thunberg, a Swedish girl who has mobilised thousands of young people to demand action on the climate emergency? This lesson will particularly appeal to teens but can be used with higher level adults and younger learners too.

Students will:

  • Watch a presentation to pick out the main message
  • Listen for detail to find specific information
  • Reflect on the message in a class discussion
  • Plan and deliver their own speech to the class

Slides containing teachers notes are here:

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