Theme: Bonfire Night in the UK
Lexical area: Festivals

This lesson is aimed at lower level students with a variety of activities related to Bonfire night. Students will do a jigsaw reading to complete a text about Bonfire night, they will then discuss their own opinions about it. Students will design a Bonfire night menu, thinking about the food they would like to eat whilst watching fireworks. They will learn a popular Bonfire night rhyme and focus on pronunciation, before a final group work activity where they will produce a firework safety poster.

• To develop reading skills
• To practise question formation
• To practise speaking skills
• To focus on pronunciation

Age group: 10 - 15

Level: A2 / B1

Time: 60 minutes

Bonfire Night student worksheet and jigsaw reading texts

By: Jo Budden


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My students found the bonfire activity interesting, they hadn't heard it before. We decided on a assigment to find more information about bonfire through internet and to prepare postcards

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