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Free Resources for Teachers

Choose the level and book below and click on the links to access free lesson plans and other resources to help your students get the most from their reading experience.

Resource guide
  • ‘Video’ lets you watch a full-length video retelling of one story in your book.
  • ‘Classroom activities’ gives you a full lesson plan based on your book. If the lesson plan is for one story in the book, a clear symbol indicates activities which are reusable with any story in the same book.
  • ‘Student activities’ gives you a PDF full of comprehension tasks based on your book / one story in your book.
  • ‘Further research’ offers website links and ideas for how you or your students can find out more about each person in the book. These will be useful for project work, answering questions, and encouraging general interest in the topic area.
  • ‘Anytime games and fillers’ provides you with a range of fun and active games and activities which will get your classroom thinking, communicating and participating. These activities can be applied to any Amazing People Reader and can be used with most age groups.

Note that the links provided in the 'further research' PDFs are to websites and resources not controlled by Collins. Collins can take no responsibility for the suitability of the content of these websites – please use with caution.

Amazing People

Agatha Christie

Level B1 Intermediate

Murder on the Orient Express

Classroom activities Student activities

The Body in the Library

Classroom activities Student activities

Witness for the Prosecution

Classroom activities Student activities