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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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11 November Activism adults B1 Buy Nothing Day C1 Dates and Occasions Fashion reduce, reuse, recycle: cutting down waste shopping and consuming

November – Black Friday or #BuyNothingDay?

Black Friday is coming. Did you know that for many people it is international Buy Nothing Day? Why do people choose this? Find out more with this lesson Suitable for classes B1 upwards. Learners will:

  • discuss shopping habits
  • analyse an image about Buy Nothing Day
  • Persuade their friends to have a day without shopping

It contains teacher’s notes, lasts between 45 minutes and an hour and requires these slides, a projector and an internet connection. Expand below for the classroom slides.

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10 October Activism adults age of learners B1 Black History Month history

October: Black History Month: I will be a hummingbird, by Wangari Maathai

this activity you will

  • Watch a video and practice listening
  • look at expressions for motivation, or lack of motivation
  • learn about an environmentalist who has achieved a lot

October is Black History Month, in which we celebrate the history, achievements and contributions of black people across the world in all areas of life. SustainableEnglish looks at the great Kenyan environmentalist Wangari Maathai, who founded the Greenbelt movement and won the 2004 Nobel peace prize.

For more, open the presentation on sway.com below and scroll down:

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