Instituto Politecnico de Castelo Branco

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Title of OER (in national language)


Type of OER

Lesson plan for teachers

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Creative Commons BY-SA

Language (s)


School Year

Grade 6

Age group

From 11 to 12


Environmental problems: recycling

Specific contents covered

Environmental Education

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

Natural science / Environmental education, English, 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 recycling and to protect the planet.

Type of materials included

Images, Songs, Videos, Interactive worksheets [fill-in-the-gap, matching, .etc ..], e-games [online & offline]

How is it visually attractive for children?

In this lesson plan videos and games are proposed and children usually like this kind of activities.

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 proposes team activities that can be adapted to project-based learning and interclass collaboration.

Image(s) 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