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(Updated on 17/09/2013)

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+ War + Death + Justice (vocabulary and activities) + Torture
+ Police / Detectives / Prison + Scotland Yard + Firearms in the USA
Crimes (history - GB) + Civil Rights +
Blacks in the USA (civilization)

+ Prohibition + September 11, 2001 + Terrorism in the USA + US. GANGS + Bullying

Pirates - Jack the Ripper - Bowling for Columbine - JAMES Jesse

Chemical weapons



INTERACTIVE activities :



  • Phrasal Verbs - Crime - interactive exercise
    ex : To get into a building or car using force is to ___.
    a. break out
    b. break down
    c. break in
  • Crimes : vocabulary
    - with interactive activities
  • Weapons : vocabulary
    - with interactive activities
  • Violence - 10 irregular verbs (Michel Barbot)
  • Crime (Phrasal verbs) - Matching exercise (

  • Criminals - 3 pages (British Council)
    "Below are the names of 10 different types of criminals.
    Underneath are the definitions of these criminals.
    Can you put the words in the right spaces? "

  • Burglary - Multiple Choice Quiz - difficult, but interesting (
  • Robbery - Multiple Choice Quiz - difficult, but interesting (
  • Terrorism - Multiple Choice Quiz - difficult, but interesting (
  • Armes à feu et criminalité aux USA - multiple choice exercise - interactive (Ac. Caen)

  • SHOT DEAD (US rapper Jam Master Jay) - Multiple-choice exercise - Le texte est lu. (Ac. Poitiers)
  • The Art of Crime Detection.
    "You witness a crime, and the police ask you to help identify the culprit, using their new PDArtist tool.
    Learn how your left and right brain work and the best ways to use your brain as an artist.
    Can you create composite portraits that help identify the culprit?"

Activities TO PRINT :







  • Crime - Circle the correct answer.
    ex : "This is when you have to pay money so that a crime you committed is not reported to the police.
    A a ransom B blackmail C a bribe"

  • Crime and crime lexical items - a vocabulary activity (to print) and a text (


Lesson plans :

  • One in three EU women experienced violence (March 08, 2014) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "About a third of all women in the European Union have experienced violence at some time in their life."


  • Serial Taxi - a lesson plan
    "This lesson plan is designed around Serial Taxi a short animation by Paolo Cogliati and the theme of murder mysteries.
    Students predict what is going to happen in a film, watch a short film and write a murder mystery.

    Language level: Intermediate (B1) – Upper Intermediate (B2)
    Time: 60 minutes
    Activity: Watching a short film, reading, speaking and writing"
    Topic: Murder mystery


  • Bolshoi Ballet director in acid attack (January 20, 2013) - a lesson plan with AUDIO
    "The artistic director of Russia's Bolshoi Theatre is in hospital because someone threw acid in his face.
    Sergei Filin, 42, was attacked outside his apartment building as he was going home from work."


Bolshoi ballet director suffers acid attack - with a video
"Sergei Filin says assault must be linked to his work in latest incident at scandal-prone Russian theatre..."


  • U.S. gun association silent on Newtown massacre - December 17, 2012 - a lesson plan with audio
    "America's National Rifle Association is still staying silent on the mass shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, USA
    in which 27 people died, including 20 children aged six and seven."

  • What’s Going On in This Picture? - a lesson plan
    "Every Monday morning, we’ll be publishing a New York Times photo without any caption, headline or other information about its origins..."




  • Conspiracies
    "A conspiracy is when people secretly plan together to do something bad or illegal...
    Take a look at the article, story, cartoon, word game, trivia and links."
    (British Council)


  • British Youth Crime - a lesson plan - with interactive activities - some with audio

  • US child guilty of mother's murder - a lesson plan
    Warm-up : Crime / Punishment
    (Breaking News English)

    Boy guilty of shooting his mother
    "A 12-year-old boy has been found guilty in the United States of murdering his mother following a row over his household chores...
    According to prosecutors, the shooting happened after the boy had argued with his mother over chores.
    He got a pistol from a bedroom cupboard and shot Sara Madrid repeatedly."






  • Violence - a lesson plan
    - with the song "Where's the love" (Black Eyed Peas) as a warmer
    Activités envoyées par Maitê Oliveira from Brazil.

  • Bullying.
    "I suggest the use of the documentary by Michael Moore, "Bowling for Columbine", but if you can't find the movie,
    you can skip it and go straight to the "bullying" part."

    Travail envoyé par Maitê Oliveira from Brazil.


  • Cyber-bullying spreads in the US - a lesson plan
    (Breaking News English)

    Cyber-bullying : "- A bully is someone who hurts your feelings or scares you over the internet."


  • Crime.
    "Have a look at the article, stories, word games, cartoons, poems, history articles, trivia and links."
    (British Council)

  • Séquence : Murder at Walton Hall - Niveau 3ème (Ac. Lille)
    "Cette séquence constitue un entraînement à la compréhension orale et à la production orale...
    La totalité des activités proposées dans cette séquence relève des niveaux A2/B1
    tels qu'ils sont définis dans le Cadre Européen Commun de Référence.

  • The Copy By Paul Jennings (a British humorist 1918 - 1989) - UPDATED
    " Like most of Jenning's tales it centres on a hapless school student
    who, in this case, tries to find an ingenious way to shake off the bully who has been tormenting him
    and, at the same time, keep his girlfriend. His friendship with an eccentric inventor leads him into an unexpected adventure."
    - with pre-reading activities, reading activities and after reading activities.


  • Kill that noise or I'll kill you! - a text with a multiple-choice exercise (

  • Frankenstein - a lesson plan
    - avec un extrait du film
    " S'exprimer oralement en continu
    " Ecouter
    " Prendre part à une conversation
    " Ecrire"
    Activité créée par Annie Gwynn (Ac. Dijon)

  • Maradona breaks airport door in anger (Breaking News English)
    - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), podcast, communication activities,
    pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."


  • Using Literature to Teach About Bullying (Education World)
    "Use literature to teach students to recognize the different types of bullying, their causes, and ways of dealing with them."

  • Bullying an epidemic in the U.K. - a lesson plan
    with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    (Breaking News English)
  • Record bank robbery in Brazil (Breaking News English)
    - a lesson plan "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
  • London police shoot to kill (Breaking News English)
    - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."
    "The killing is a first for London, where police officers do not carry guns..."

    + harder lesson
  • Jail possible for Russell Crowe (Breaking News English)
    - a lesson plan with "a news article, listening (MP3 file), communication activities, pair work, discussion, reading and vocabulary exercises."

  • Strange fruit by Billie Holiday :
    "Southern trees bear strange fruit,
    Blood on the leaves and blood at the root,
    Black bodies swinging in the southern breeze,
    Strange fruit hanging from the poplar trees..."

    - with a lesson plan (Teachervision) :
    "This lesson focuses on Billie Holiday's signature song, "Strange Fruit," a protest song Lewis Allen (Abel Meeropol) wrote in 1938 about the ongoing and intransigent problem of lynching in the American South... Working in small teams, students analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of the anti-lynching campaign spearheaded by African-Americans."

    • Listen to it. ( :

    • "Strange Fruit" - the lyrics (

      - Séquence : Black History in the USA - Part 1 : slavery - 4ème/3ème