This lesson introduces learners to some of the main issues related to litter, through poetry, and raises awareness of what can be done to reduce it.
Pre-Intermediate and above
- To consolidate and extend understanding of vocabulary associated with litter pollution
- To develop an ability to understand and respond to poetry
- To be able make suggestions to solve problems
- To follow sentence stress patterns and rhythm to read a poem aloud
- To express their ideas on litter in the form of a poem
Lesson plan: guide for teacher on procedure including answers to tasks.
Download lesson plan 104k pdf
Worksheets: materials which can be printed out for use in class. These worksheets contain:
- Litter poem and word work
- Facts about litter
- Student poem worksheets
Download worksheets 435k pdf
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It's just perfect! I've tried this topic in one my classes and everybody just love it, not only my pupils but also my colleagues. thanks!
Looking forward to using this with my two Greek students. Can you help with getting an audio copy please?
Thanks for your effort. It's very interesting. Please can you help us getting audio poem to be able to use in our classes.
Here’s a lesson based on another of Levi Tafari’s poems: Celebr8. It has with audio, tasks and teacher’s notes:
Unfortunately there isn’t an audio version of the litter poem available at the moment. You can listen to Levy reading ‘Creator of Unity’ here:
Hope that helps.