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ESL Lesson - Containers

Containers hold things. Many containers have a lid. Containers can be made from glass, metal, cardboard, wire, or plastic. This lesson shows bottles, jars, cartons, bowls, cans, boxes, barrels and other types of containers. (3-page lesson)

Glass Bottle
Glass Bottle


Bottles are made from glass or plastic.

Bottles are tall and narrow.

This is a bottle of ketchup.



This is a jar.

Jars are made from glass or plastic.

Jars have lids. A lid screws onto the top of the jar.

This is a glass jar of pickles. Jars keep food fresh.

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