Do you want a fun Back to school unit? Have your students invent crazy excuses for not doing their homework for the first day of school! This is a fun yet challenging mini-unit for your students.
Your Fun Homework Excuses Unit in detail:
If you’re looking for a fun way to revise simple past with your students then look no further. From a fun poem – Excuses – have your students imagine the craziest and most unbelievable excuses in a fun and short lesson. The unit comes both in color and in B&W for your convenience.
Activities your students will complete:
❑ read a poem
❑ write a reversed poem
❑ watch a famous British youtuber’s suggestions
❑ listen to a poem
❑ play the excuses game
❑ write the best excuse ever
❑ edit, proof-read the excuse with your team
❑ display a colorful poster
How to use this resource:
This mini-unit can be done quite quickly from the very first day. You will find some writing prompts for your students in case they need any. Prompts are whether nouns or verbs to put in the past tense and use in a sentence. You will also find some nice illustration to organize a classroom display with all your students excuses. For explanations, read my blog or read the teacher’s notes on the first page of the resource. For your convenience, you will now find two grammar handouts.
This resource has been completely revised every year, its latest update being in December 2019. It includes links to authentic documents. The file is a PDF document. It is not editable.
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