Skull Shape – ESL Lesson Plan


1. WORD SEARCH: Look in your dictionary / computer to find collocates, other meanings, information, synonyms … for the words…

‘skull’

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  • and ‘shape’.

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  • • Share your findings with your partners.

    • Make questions using the words you found.

    • Ask your partner / group your questions.

    2. ARTICLE QUESTIONS: Look back at the article and write down some questions you would like to ask the class about the text.

    •Share your questions with other classmates / groups.
    •Ask your partner / group your questions.

    3. GAP FILL: In pairs / groups, compare your answers to this exercise. Check your answers. Talk about the words from the activity. Were they new, interesting, worth learning…?

    4. VOCABULARY: Circle any words you do not understand. In groups, pool unknown words and use dictionaries to find their meanings.

    5. TEST EACH OTHER: Look at the words below. With your partner, try to recall how they were used in the text:

    • 1,200
    • older
    • constantly
    • 4.5
    • text
    • sore
    • so
    • enough
    • scientist
    • 20
    • frequent
    • hours