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Simon's cat: Firework

mermaid72 December 27, 2017

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Task description & scene summary

The students are going to revise the prepositions of place, work with synonyms and Present Simple, Progressive and Perfect Tenses.
Scene summary:
Not everyone likes fireworks. To some cats it looks like a real trouble. The hardest thing is to find the place to hide.
Lesson type: Asking about the visuals ("What can/could you see?")
Level:
Student types:
Copyright license: iSLCollective Copyright License
First published: 2017-12-27, 11:59:50 (GMT+1)

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

Video quiz questions (printable)

1) Where is the cat?

Fill the gap: The cat is on ________________________ of the wardrobe.

2) What can you hear?

  • a fire alarm
  • a firework
  • a fire engine

3) Where is the cat now?

Fill the gap: The cat is hiding ________________________ the armchair.

4) Tap the cushion.

5) Where is the cat now?

  • inside the cat toilet
  • behind the cat toilet
  • beside the cat toilet

6) The cat likes the smell.

  • true
  • false

7) How does the cat feel? (more than one answer)

  • happy
  • scared
  • stunned
  • afraid
  • fearful

8) What is the kitten doing? (more than one answer)

  • jumping
  • joking
  • hopping
  • hoping
  • springing

9) What has happened?

Put the words in order: two made kitten the in The holes armchair. has

10)

Put the words in order: its plugged kitten has The accidentally. ears

11) Tap the necktie.

12) The kitten is .....its paws.

  • brushing
  • liking
  • licking
  • shaking

13)

Put the words in order: attention. cat draw The the wants kitten's to

14) What is the kitten doing?

  • meowing
  • yawning
  • roaring
  • growling

15) Tap a pair of socks.

16) The cat has ......the kitten. (more than one answer)

  • spooked
  • spoke
  • scared
  • frightened

17) Now they both can't hear the fireworks.

  • true
  • false

18) Now they can ... (more than one answer)

  • relax
  • chill out
  • calm down
  • play

About the author

iSLCollective is a member of The Visual Arts Circle, a community of practice made up of language teaching professionals, teachers, teacher trainers, writers, editors, researchers, designers, illustrators, artists, photographers, and filmmakers, all with a shared belief that visual arts – drawing, painting, sculpture, design, crafts, photography, video, and filmmaking – should have a larger role in language education. Click here to visit the website.

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Ptotivogunz
2017-12-27 12:05:07
Thanks a lot!
Ptotivogunz
2017-12-27 12:05:08
Thanks a lot!