Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals contains a series of movie segments and activities to assess or practice grammar points through fun, challenging exercises. Here you will find the movie segments, the lesson plans, printable worksheets with answer key for each activity, and the tips to develop your own grammar activities with the DVDs you have at home. New activities are posted regularly. Teaching grammar with movie segments is inspiring and highly motivating.
Feb 15, 2017
Zootopia: Animals - Vocabulary
This activity is for very young learners. It is kinesthetic and fun.
I.Brainstorm names of
II.Slides with farm and
zoo animals. Give each student a letter, F (farm) or Z (zoo). Tell students to
stand up and touch their toes if the animal projected on the board corresponds
to the category they have (farm or zoo animal).
III.Students watch the
IV.Project on the board
the following chart and ask students to say what they have seen in the segment
(T: Is there a black cow?...)
V.Slides with the
animals in IV. Tell students to make a line to participate in a game. The T
projects the pictures and vocabulary from the chart in IV. The first student in
line chooses the ball that corresponds to the scene they’ve watched (green –
there is, yellow – there isn’t, red – there are, blue – there aren’t) and tries
to throw it into a basket. When he/she hits the basket, he/she has to say a
complete sentence (e.g. There is a chicken.).
VI. Ask students to
write sentences about the items in IV, using There is (isn’t) or
There are (aren’t).