ESL lesson plans for teaching higher elementary students | A2+

A collection of ESL lesson plans and resources for teaching elementary-level students. All of the activity and game ideas that we include can be used in low-resource classrooms and require little to no preparation time. Each lesson contains a warm-up activity with board work, several classroom activities and a game.

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Grammar

ESL lesson plan for teaching countable and uncountable nouns
Countable & uncountable nouns
ESL lesson plan for using the present simple
Using the present simple
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ESL lesson plan for using the present continuous
Using the present continuous
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ESL lesson plan for teaching relative pronouns
Relative pronouns
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ESL lesson plan for teaching personal pronouns
Personal pronouns
ESL lesson plan for teaching Comparatives and superlatives
Comparatives & superlatives
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ESL lesson plan for using the past simple
Using the past simple
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ESL lesson plan for teaching past simple and past continuous
Past simple & past continuous
ESL lesson plan for talking about the future
Talking about the future
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ESL lesson plan for teaching the present perfect
The present perfect
ESL lesson plan for teaching the present perfect since and for
The present perfect: Since and for
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ESL lesson plan for teaching just, yet and already
The present perfect: Just, yet and already
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ESL lesson plan for teaching obligation, prohibition and advice
Obligation, prohibition and advice
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ESL lesson plan for teaching Expressing possibility: May and might
Expressing possibility: May and might
ESL lesson plan for teaching necessity
Necessity
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ESL lesson plan for teaching verb patterns
Verb patterns
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ESL lesson plan for teaching the first conditional
The first conditional
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ESL lesson plan for teaching indefinite pronouns
Indefinite pronouns

Functional language

ESL lesson plan for teaching question words
Question words
ESL lesson plan for teaching expressing quantities
Expressing quantities
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