Lithuanian language



VIMS - Vilnius International Meridian School

Grade and age

7th grade - 12-13 years old


Lithuanian language

What has been done?

Within this cross-curricular lesson other subjects were touched on (physics, fine arts, history). Students read various texts related to the book to find answers to the questions from different areas. For example, why Robinson wears a fur coat even though it is hot on the island (physics), how capitalism is reflected in the novel, which mathematical devices are used by the main character (maths), how the tides are calculated (geography), what was the state of printing at that time compared with today (fine art), etc.

What kind of dl or sel skills did you cover?


  • Speaking, reading and writing in their mother tongue and English.


  • Communication
  • Cognitive and social competences

Which results can you expect?

Students read extracts written in Old English. They therefore improved their knowledge of the English language and learnt various phrases and terms from across the different fields.

What do students say?

‘There should be more lessons like this!’

What do teachers say?

‘Integrated learning delivers better results.’


Wikipedia, lesson plans, student-generated paragraphs, answered questions.

This open-lesson material (in Lithuanian) is included here:

(lessons ID 2602).

English language

Country: Lithuania
School: VIMS – Vilnius International Meridian School
Grade and age: 7th grade – 12-13 years old
Discipline: Lithuanian and English languages
Topic: Anne Frank: The diary of a Young Girl


Country: Lithuania
School: VIMS – Vilnius International Meridian School
Grade and age: 12th grade / 4th gymnasium grade – 17-18 years old
Discipline: Psychology
Topic: What is schizophrenia?

Love in Literature

Country: Italy
School: Istituto Cassarà Guida
Grade and age: 2° grade of first level of secondary education – 12 years old
Discipline: Literature
Topic: Love