English: Engaging ideas for the end of term

| December 3, 2018

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Fun, skills-focused lesson ideas to help you round off the year in style.It seems only a couple of weeks ago that you were setting up your classroom for the start of the new academic year and, just like that, it’s nearly the end of the first term! The promise of Christmas just around the corner, combined with tiredness at the end of this long term, can make it hard for students to settle and engage with lessons.If you're not quite ready to give in to Christmas fever yet but want to catch your students' attention with some one-off, engaging lesson ideas and have some fun with your subject, we are here to help. Have a look at these hand-picked resources, designed to inject some excitement into your lessons and help you - and your students - arrive at the end of term smiling!While the focus of end-of-term lessons might not include content within the syllabus, they still offer plenty of opportunities for recapping key literacy skills. This fully resourced murder mystery lesson, for example, gets students practising reading skills as they work together to solve a murder. Students can also practise their creative writing skills with the writing dice game, or recap spelling, vocabulary and poetic techniques with the taboo-style and bingo games.

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