This lesson introduces learners to a popular story about a computer game with a series of structured activities.

Rachael Ro

In this lesson, learners will be introduced to the popular story 'Dinosaur Dig'. They will watch the story, complete comprehension activities, look at some lexis for computer games and dinosaurs, and review the story. Finally learners can do some extension work based on the story, finding out about dinosaurs, inventing their own, and presenting it to the class.




To develop and practise:

  • vocabulary: vocabulary connected with computer games and dinosaurs

  • structure: past simple

  • integrated skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing


Older primary (9-11 years)


90 minutes approximately

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