In this section you will find stories and poems to use in the primary classroom with your learners aged 5-11. Browse the most recent content or use our A-Z list.

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This lesson plan for primary-aged learners is designed to be used with the picturebook 'A Dog Day' by Emily Rand.

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This lesson plan for primary-aged learners is designed to be used with the picturebook 'Wild' by Emily Hughes.

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In this lesson, learners will be introduced to a traditional style story ‘The princess and the dragon’. They will watch the story,...

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In this lesson, children listen to and read the story of Goldilocks and the three bears, perform a play based on the story and sing a...

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In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story ‘Superhero High’. They will watch the story, complete comprehension...

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In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story ‘Dinosaur Dig’. They will watch the story, complete comprehension...

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In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story ‘Ali and the magic carpet’. They will watch the story, complete...

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In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story ‘Monster shopping trip’. They will watch the story, complete...

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This is an activity for primary classes based on an adaptation of the famous poem What is Pink? by Christina Rossetti.

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 5 to 6 years old at level A1 explores the themes of ecology, the environment and...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 9 to 10 years old at level A1 explores the themes of racism, prejudice and...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 7 to 8 years old at level A1 explores the theme of the rain cycle in the African...

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This story is an adaptation of the famous poem by American poet John Godfrey Saxe (1816 - 1887) The Blind Men and the Elephant...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 5 to 6 years old at level A1 helps in raising awareness about children who are...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 9 to 10 years old at level A2 explores the theme of bullying. Students will make...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 9 to 10 years old at level A1 helps in raising awareness about children with...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 9 to 10 years old at level A1 helps in raising awareness about recycling....

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students aged 7 to 8 years old at level A1 helps in raising awareness about the complexities of...

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This lesson plan for teachers of primary students at intermediate level and above explores the topic of monkey facts and abilities....

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This activity trains young learners to plan a very simple story by looking at the brainstorming process prior to writing, then allowing...

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This story is based on a well-known children’s joke. The joke has been expanded into a repetitive story and provides an ideal context to...

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All around the world children love listening to and reading fairy tales in their mother tongue. Whatever the reason, fairy tales provide...

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The four poems in this collection are all by Tony Mitton, and the materials are designed to be used with 9 – 11 year olds.

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Down by the Cool of the Pool is a rhyming text written by Tony Mitton. Join Frog and his farmyard friends as they dance around...

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Walking through the Jungle takes children on a whirlwind tour around the habitats of the world, through the jungle to the ocean...

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