We use the past simple to talk about things that started on finished in the past.
I had a snack with my best friend yesterday
Lesson 1 Amazing dinosaurs
What questions do you have about dinosaurs?
Write two yes or no questions. Begin each question with the words Did dinosaurs
Did dinosaurs Lay eggs?
Did dinosaurs eat plants?
Write two questions beginning with a question word (what, where or how).
What did dinosaurs ... ? Where did dinosaurs ... ? How did dinosaurs ...?
What did dinosaurs eat?
Where did dinosaurs Lay eggs ?
2 Use of English
Read the text. Choose the right words and write them on the lines. Millions of years ago, dinosaurs (walks / walked / walking) the Earth. (The / This / There) were many different kinds of dinosaurs. Some dinosaurs were very tall and others (is / am / were) very small. Some dinosaurs (ate / at / eat) plants. Some dinosaurs ate other dinosaurs. But there were some ways in which all dinosaurs were alike (The/Them/They) all lived millions of years ago. Some dinosaurs (live/lived /living) on the land. Some dinosaurs (has / had/ having) a long tail. Many dinosaurs did not (have/has/had) wings or fins.
Remember to start a question with a capital letter and end it with a question mark.
Are you ready?
1 Use of English
Write the questions by putting the words in the correct order
Then choose the correct answer to each question from below
Write a b or c next to the questions.
1 could / read / dinosaurs
Could dinosaurs read?
2 Diplodocus / run / could
could Diplodocus run?
3 make sounds / most dinosaurs / could
Could most dinosaurs make sounds?
a Yes, it could. It could run, but not quickly.
b Yes, they probably could. But we don't know what kind of sounds most dinosaurs made.
c No, they couldn't. They couldn't read and they couldn't write.
Read each answer, then write a question to go with the answer.
1 No, it couldn't. This dinosaur could not run.
Could this dinosaur run?
2 Yes, it could. This dinosaur could use its tail as a weapon.
Could this dinosaur use its tail as a weapon?
3 No, it couldn't. Some dinosaurs could swim, but this dinosaur could not.
Could this dinosaur Swim?
lesson 3 Dino cubes
Read the instructions. Now listen and draw your own dinosaur.
1 Draw a big potato shape.
2 Draw a neck and a tail on the body.
3 Draw two legs at the front of the body.
4 Draw two legs at the back of the body.
5 Draw a head, an eye and a smile.
6 What colour do you think this dinosaur was?
It was dark green, but you can colour it any colour you like.
7 Draw some plants and trees in your picture.
8 You can finish your picture by colouring the plants and trees
lesson 4 Dinosaur discoveries
Listen and write
Listen and complete the sentences.
1 In 2000 people in China found a dinosaur that climbed trees.
2 In 2006 people in Argentina found a huge dinosaur that was 35 to 40 metres long.
3 In 2012 there was a South African dinosaur found that was the size of a cat It had a beak like a parrot and very big teeth.
4 In 2015 a strange dinosaur was found in Oman. It had a duck's mouth and a wing shape on its head.
Match the texts 1-4 in Activity 1 with the pictures A-D.
Lesson 5 Describing dinosaurs
1 Use of English
Think of something that is very soft. Then read the three descriptions Which description do you like best? Underline it
a It's as soft as a pillow
b It's as soft as a baby chick.
c It's as soft as a cloud.
Choose six adjectives Write a description with each, using the words as ... as ...
lovely / green / noisy / wet / hot / old
tall / blue / quiet / dry / happy / hungry
Example : On my birthday I was as happy a bird singing in the tree
1 The sky is as blue as the sea.
2 My English teacher is as Lovely as my mother
3 The giraffe is as tall as the tree.
4 The dress is as green as the grass
5 The weather was as hat as an oven.
6 I was as hungry as a bear