Themes: World of stories
Focus: Listening and Speaking
Topic: ABC Zoo
Content Standard: 1.3 By the end of the 6-year primary schooling, pupils will be able to
understand and respond to oral texts in a variety of contexts.
Learning Standard: 1.3.1 Able to listen to and demonstrate understanding of oral texts by: (a) giving
Yes/No replies; (b) answering simple Wh-Questions.
Objectives: By the end of the lesson, pupils should be able to:
1. listen to a story
2. answer simple Wh-Questions
3. Match the animals with the first letter of their names
Time: 30 minutes
Teaching Aids: Computer/laptop, Projector, Internet, ABC Animal Zoo, ABC Animal Zoo
Activity Worksheet, ABC Animals Activity Worksheet
By Roupa Darshany
Activity Teaching & Notes
1. Teacher asks pupils whether they have visited a Zoo Listening &
2. Teacher tells pupils that they are going to visit an Listening & Teacher plays the story from:
ABC Zoo. The Zoo has all the animals that begins with Speaking http://learnenglishkids.british
letter A to Z. Pupils need to help the zoo keeper finds a council.org/en/short-
suitable place to keep the new animal. Teacher stories/abc-zoo
reminds pupils to pay attention to the story.
3. Teacher asks pupils questions about animals from
There are lots of unusual animals at the ABC Zoo,
aren't there? Would you like to tell us about an unusual
What's it called?
What does it look like?
Where can you see it?
What can it do?
Assessment: Recalling & ABC Animal Zoo activity
Responding sheet is downloaded from:
Teacher distributes ABC Animal Zoo Activity
Worksheet to pupils. Pupils cut and paste the correct http://learnenglishkids.british
animals under the right alphabet. council.org/sites/kids/files/att
The United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. A registered charity: 209131 (England and Wales) SC037733 (Scotland).
Remedial: Recalling & The group with most correct
Responding answers wins.
Teacher writes the names of the ABC Zoo animals on
the board according to alphabetical order. Teacher
groups pupils. Teacher says a letter and pupils have to
identify the animal whose name begins with that letter.
The first team with the correct answer gains a point.
Enrichment: Enjoyment & Pupils may look for
Appreciation information regarding the
Teacher distributes ABC Animals Activity Worksheet. animals from the library or
Some of the questions in the activity sheet require internet.
pupils to get extra information, not readily available
from the ABC Zoo story they have heard earlier. You The ABC animal activity
may only want to do activity one with your class. sheet is downloadable from:
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