This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled A Small Escape and the themes of creativity and imagination. Students predict the story of a short film, watch a short film, write a story inspired by a short film, discuss a short film, come up with imaginative and creative uses of everyday objects and reflect on the lesson.
Language level: Pre-intermediate (A2) – Intermediate (B1)
Learner type: Children, teens and adults
Time: 90 minutes
Activity: Predicting the story of a short film, watching a short film, writing a story inspired by a short film, discussing a short film, coming up with imaginative and creative uses of everyday objects and reflecting on the lesson
Topic: Creativity and imagination
Language: Past simple tense, infinitive to express purpose, everyday objects
Watch the film.