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Students read the information about three boys and do the three exercises in which they have to answer questions, correct information and write sentences using the prompts. I hope you like it and find it useful.
Level:elementary Age: 12-14
Copyright 03/2/2009 Ana Isabel Valdés
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Dear katiana, I’ve downloaded your worksheet as it seemed to be really useful and visually attractive. And as far as grammatical content is concerned, I have no reservations. Unfortunately, when I took a better look at the content I was appalled to see how prejudiced the text was.
You compare three boys: two slim ones, who are likeable, popular and have cool hobbies. The third boy is fat, short and lazy and he’s ambition is to become a pizza delivery boy.
Katiana, who you reinforce such negatives stereotypes? Nowadays, we witness more and more kids getting obese, but does it mean we are allowed to stigmatize them?
Can you imagine using this WS in a classroom where one or more students have problems with weight?? How would YOU feel as an overweight kid presented in class with such an exercise?
Please, do not take offence, I do not mean to hurt your feeling – I just would like us, teachers, to be more considerate when it comes to playing with stereotypes…
Great work, I´ll use it tomorrow with my lower intermediate after introducing the comparison with short adjectives and it´ll fit perfectly! Thanks for your creative, beautiful and artistic work. I know it takes hours to find the right picture and to create the sentences to make students practice the topics, so I´m grateful for your efforts. Have a nice weekend!