Using a Story

Using a Story: Miko the Monkey

This lesson uses a story and quiz to develop the reading and vocabulary of primary age young learners.

Level - Primary learners at low intermediate

The lesson can be done in class using the paper-based materials or, to add an extra level of engagement, it can be done using the interactive materials on British Council's LearnEnglish Kids site.

Plan components

Lesson Plan: - guide for teacher on procedure including story text and answers to tasks.

Download lesson plan 78k pdf

Worksheets: - exercises which can be printed out for use in class. The worksheet contains:

  • Pre-reading quiz
  • Picture labelling exercise
  • Comprehension check questions
  • Text completion exercise
  • Vocabulary word search

    Download worksheets 82k pdf

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    Sue Clarke, British Council

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