StoryPlanet English story: The Green Glow

Writer: David P. Steel                CEFR Level: B1

Synopsis: A science fiction adventure story about a young Laplander who has an encounter with an alien from outer space. Nothing less than the future of planet Earth is at stake! While the tone is fun, the message is about promoting peace through better understanding of “the other”. This story is in two parts in the app, so it has a total of 10 instead of the usual 5 chapters.

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What is life like in an arctic region? What do we imagine aliens look like? And how might they communicate? If you are an educator, you can get a Teacher’s Package that goes with this story as well as 9 others in the pro version of StoryPlanet English (click #Teacher’s Package below to see them all). The package includes the full texts of the stories, comprehensive vocabulary lists (all words and expressions in the stories levels B1 and up), suggestions for in-class activities, handouts for your class (to print out or share as PDFs) as well as links to related resources. The cost of the package is €15 or the equivalent in your local currency.

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