Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco

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Title of OER (in English)


Title of OER (in national language)


Type of OER

Lesson plan for teachers

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Conditions of use

authorised for education purposes

Language (s)


School Year

Grade 5, Grade 6

Age group

From 10 to 11, From 11 to 12


The richness of European cultures and the mutual understanding between students from different ethnic backgrounds.

Specific contents covered

Citizenship Education

You can use this OER in this/these subject area(s):

Social science / Social studies [Geography, History, etc...], English, Visual arts & crafts, Citizenship education / Personal development, Music education, Cross-curricular projects

English language skills

Listening - Spoken reception (Listening comprehension), Speaking - Spoken production (Oral production, interaction), Reading - Written reception (Reading comprehension), Writing - Written production (Written production)


Related to music, art and the cuisine of different countries.

Type of materials included

Lessons plans, The project kit description, pedagogical objectives, first steps, suggested activities, evaluation and assessment and follow-up.

How is it visually attractive for children?

Students are invited to create giant postcards, to listen to music, to dance, to sing, to exchange recipes, to record short videos and to create a mural.

Can the OER be customized and reused?



Each teacher can adapt the lesson plan to her/his own reality and to each different class.

Can the OER be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration?



The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration because in such a project several different participants can be involved: schools, teachers, and children.

Points of Strength

The OER takes the learner’s developmental stage, cognitive development and language competence into account., The OER integrates content and language, There is a varied number of items learners are expected to engage in, The response expected from learners is engaging (drawings, hands-on demonstrations, verbal, etc.), The OER makes it clear in which language learners are expected to respond, The OER includes notes on how the product and process of learning should be assessed, The OER can be used in project-based learning, interclass and intercultural collaboration