Video-Based: What if everybody planted a tree? BBC IDEAS

This lesson plan combines English Language Arts, ESL, Earth sciences, speaking, vocabulary, listening, ecology, climate change, and research in one lesson. It's great for spring, seasonal, Earth Day-themed classes as well as an alternative for Easter lessons.

4/15/2022

Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting
Spring Earth Day listening speaking video-based lesson plan about tree planting

This lesson plan combines English Language Arts, ESL, Earth sciences, speaking, vocabulary, listening, ecology, climate change, and research in one lesson. It's great for spring, seasonal, Earth Day-themed classes as well as an alternative for Easter lessons.

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What is it?

  • a no-prep lesson plan based on a video by

  • BBC IDEAS - What if everyone planted a tree?

  • real-life content

  • ESL levels: B1+/B2+ - teenagers and adults

  • Speaking, Listening, and Vocabulary

  • PDF and PowerPoint

What's Included?

  • a fully designed lesson for at least 60 minutes that requires no preparation - 3 pages full of various activities

  • 2 versions of the lesson plan - one for your students and one for you (with answers!)

  • a fully animated PowerPoint presentation (same content) with answers provided - only the key is editable!

  • in both A4 and US letter formats

Activities:

  • Warm-up

    • discuss the pictures

  • Agree or Disagree?

    • discuss the statements

  • Watch the video

    • fill in the gaps

    • answer the questions

  • Vocabulary

    • fill in the gaps

  • Vocabulary+

    • word-formation

  • Follow-up

    • Discuss the questions

  • Project

AIMS:

  • to improve communication by discussing various topics related to ecology, climate change, and tree planting

  • to improve active listening skills

  • to get used to different accents in English

  • to learn new vocabulary

  • to discover new trends and ideas from around the world