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Penelope in the Treehouse


This ESL lesson plan is designed around a short film titled Penelope in the Treehouse and the theme of families. In the lesson students watch but don’t hear the start of a short film, decide what is happening and what the characters are saying, predict the rest of the story and write a story.

Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)

Learner type: All ages

Time: 90 minutes

Activity: Watching a short film, predicting and writing a story, discussing a film

Topic: Families

Language: Vocabulary related to families, past simple tense


Watch the film.

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