Space – the sun, moon, stars and planets

This skills-based lesson explores the theme of space.

Author
Katy Simpson-Davies

In this lesson, children play a game using vocabulary about space, sing a song about travelling to the sun, listen to and read a story about a fictional planet, design their own story with support from a structured template and then write about it.

Aims

  • To help learners extend their vocabulary
  • To develop learners' speaking and listening skills
  • To develop learners' writing skills

Age group

Primary

Level

CEFR level A1

Time

60 minutes approximately

Materials

The lesson plan can be downloaded in PDF format below. In addition, you will need paper or card and to access the following online activities from the LearnEnglish Kids website:

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Submitted by Jason Jixun M… on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 15:47

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