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FLEURS / FLOWERS

Encyclopedia / Facts - Museums - Cliparts - Meanings -
Interactive exercises
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Exercises to print - Lesson plans -
Poems
- Videos - Songs - Idioms and Proverbs
- Cards

(Updated on 18/03/2013)

 


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Country - Nature - Seasons

 

 

Encyclopedia / Facts :

 

 

  • Christmas plants: A berry merry season - with pictures
    "Sarah Raven considers the three British plants at the heart of our traditional celebrations."
    Holly, ivy, mistletoe...
    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

 

Museums :

  • Nature museum unveils 'cocoon'
    "London's Natural History Museum unveils the interactive centre
    that will soon house 34 million plant and insect specimens...
    The spectacular new wing of London's Natural History Museum
    has been unveiled."

    (BBC)

 

Cliparts :

 

Meanings :

 

 

INTERACTIVE exercises :

  • Plants - interactive quiz
    (BBC Learning English)

  • Flowers - "Match each picture with a name." (prof2000.pt)

 

Exercises TO PRINT :

 

  • The Parts of a Flower
    - gap-fill activity to print - NO picture

    (SCIENCE: Life Processes and Living Things:
    Green Plants / Reproduction)

    (Primary Resources)

 

  • "Label the flowers ,
    including the rose, daisy, daffodil, tulip, sunflower, lily, foliage, and vase."
    (enchantedlearning.com)

 

Lesson plans :

 

Poems :

  • I wandered lonely as a cloud (repeatafterus.com)
    by William Wordsworth (Read and listen) - (repeatafterus.com)
    "For oft, when on my couch I lie
    In vacant or in pensive mood,
    They flash upon that inward eye
    Which is the bliss of solitude;
    And then my heart with pleasure fills,
    And dances with the daffodils."

    William Wordsworth,
    British poet
    (1770-1850)

 

Videos :

 

Songs :

 

  • April Showers by Al Jolson :
    "Though April showers may come your way,
    They bring the flowers that bloom in May."
    (Proverb : 'April showers bring forth May flowers')
  • Bed of roses by Bette Midler or Bon Jovi :
    "I'm tired of trying to be free.
    Gonna lay down like a sigh in my bed of roses.
    Bed of roses I believed my life would be."
  • Daffodils (William Wordsworth) - (geocities.com/holidaysfun)
  • Kill Yourself by Stormtroopers Of Death :
    "Dig yourself a hole in the ground
    Push up daisies six feet down"
  • San Francisco (Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair)
    by Scott McKenzie ou Bob Dylan


  • She bangs by William Hung :
    "'Cause she walks like she talks
    And she talks like she walks...
    I go crazy 'cause she
    Looks like a flower
    But she stings like a bee...
    if it looks like love..."

 

Idioms and Proverbs :

 

  • Kill Yourself by Stormtroopers Of Death :
    "Dig yourself a hole in the ground
    Push up daisies six feet down"
  • April Showers by Al Jolson :
    "Though April showers may come your way,
    They bring the flowers that bloom in May."
    (Proverb : 'April showers bring forth May flowers')
  • Bed of roses by Bette Midler or Bon Jovi :
    "I'm tired of trying to be free.
    Gonna lay down like a sigh in my bed of roses.
    Bed of roses I believed my life would be."

 

Cards :