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Easter Beginnings

£10.00
SKU R12CS40100
Key Stage 1 Christianity Easter Religious Education Year 1 Year 2

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Enjoy this colourful and engaging scheme of work for KS1, teaching your class all about Easter. Your class will find out about the last few days of Jesus’ life, his death and his resurrection. The children will complete some exciting activities and think about what Easter means to Christians, how Christians prepare for Easter as well as exploring various Easter traditions.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This downloadable lesson pack comes with detailed lesson plans, slideshow presentations and printable teaching resources.

This scheme of work is also part of a Topic Bundle. Perfect if you are teaching 'Weather' as a cross-curricular topic.

#Lesson1NewLife

During this first lesson in the series you class will explore the changes that happen to the weather and to their surroundings during spring. They will think about the different seasons and the differences between them. The children will also learn about how people celebrate new life at this time and start to explore Easter.

Your class will enjoy an engaging sorting activity as well as having the opportunity to go on a spring scavenger hunt and investigate what season they are in.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Season pictures
  • Season scavenger hunt list
  • Season investigation checklist
#Lesson2TheEasterStory

Learn about Christianity and the story of Easter. Explore with your class who Christians are and why Easter is so important to them. Question the children to decide if they believe the Easter story to be happy or sad. Enjoy hot seating and role-play activities to understand what certain ‘characters’ were thinking and feeling during certain points of the Easter story.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Easter story wheel
  • Sequencing pictures
  • 3D tomb instructions
  • Stick puppets
#Lesson3PreparingforEaster

Learn about the preparations taken in the lead up to Easter. Starting with Shrove Tuesday, where your class will learn about the traditions that are now celebrated, as well as have the opportunity to make delicious pancakes. The children will also explore what Lent is and think about how they could give something back rather than give something up.

This downloadable lesson includes a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Giving cards
  • Give back cards
  • Pancake recipe card
  • Pancake instructions
#Lesson4HolyWeek

Explain what Holy Week is and how Christians during this time remember the last few days of Jesus’ life. Your class will explore what Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are. They will enjoy learning about traditions during this time such as eating hot cross buns as well as have the exciting opportunity to make an Osterbaum tree.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Holy Week wheel
  • Holy Week description sentences
  • Osterbaum instruction sheet
#Lesson5EasterTraditions

Your class will enjoy learning about a variety of Easter traditions celebrated by Christians. They will find out about the Easter Bunny and why Christians eat Easter eggs, as well as learning about Easter bonnet parades and special food eaten during Easter. They will then be challenged to match Easter images and their descriptions, testing how much they have learnt about Easter over this series.

This downloadable lesson comes with a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation and printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Easter basket templates
  • Easter basket weaving strips
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