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Christmas Celebrations

£10.00
SKU R2CS30003
Key Stage 1 Christianity Christmas Religious Education

This Christmas KS1 RE lesson planning pack contains five ready-to-teach lessons exploring Christmas celebrations. Your Year 2 class will learn about why Christmas is special for Christians all over the world, as well as exploring some of the ways in which they celebrate this religious festival, both in the UK and across the globe.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

With lesson plans, informative slides, activity ideas, worksheets and a variety of other fun resources, this KS1 Christmas Celebrations scheme of work is the perfect way to teach your class about the origins of Christmas and enable them to identify which parts of our Christmas celebrations come from Christianity and which parts from more of a cultural celebration.

#Lesson1Celebrations

This KS1 RE celebrations lesson, the first in our 'Christmas Celebrations' scheme of work, encourages your Year 2 class to think about some of the different things we celebrate, from football matches to new jobs to birthdays. It also explains that most religions have special things that they celebrate each year, looking briefly at some different examples from major world religions.

After the teaching input, your children can then work independently to think about their favourite celebration. Alternatively, challenge them to design a delicious cake for a particular celebration!

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2TheChristmasStory

This Christmas Story KS1 RE lesson explores the nativity story with your Year 2 class as they find out about Mary, Joseph, angels, shepherds, wise men and the birth of Jesus. Use the included slideshow presentation to read through a simple version of the Christmas story with your class, before challenging your class to retell the story of the nativity in a variety of ways. They can either draw pictures, order sentences, make their own storyboard or even retell the story with puppets!

This Christmas Story KS1 lesson is fully planned and ready to deliver to your class. There's a lesson plan with differentiated activity ideas, a slideshow for the whole-class input, and a range of printable resources to support children as they tell the Christmas story for themselves.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Blank nativity puppet characters
#Lesson3ChristianChristmas

This Christian Christmas lesson for KS1 children in Year 2 explores some of the ways in which a Christian might celebrate Christmas, from singing carols, to going to special church services, to sitting an angel atop the Christmas tree. It also gives your class the chance to think about why a Christian might celebrate in this way. They will also consider differences and similarities in the way Christians and non-Christians celebrate.

This Christian Christmas lesson planning pack comes with everything you need to deliver this lesson; there's a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable worksheets.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson4ChristmasAroundtheWorld

This Christmas Around the World KS1 RE lesson looks at how Christians celebrate Christmas in some different countries around the world. It also challenges your Year 2 class to think about those traditions that are based on religious beliefs and those that are more cultural. They will find out that even though Christmas is different in various places around the world, the message of Christmas for Christians remains the same wherever they are.

This fun Christmas Around the World KS1 lesson planning pack comes completely planned and ready to deliver to your class. There is a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation for the whole-class input, differentiated activity ideas for their independent learning activities, and a range of printable resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Differentiated information sheets
#Lesson5ASummary

By now, your children will have learnt a lot about Christmas. This lesson is their chance to recall and summarise everything they have found out to explain Christmas to a clueless alien using the questions who, what, when, where and how. It also gives them the opportunity to express what they have learnt in creative ways.

This exciting Christmas lesson for KS1 children in Year 2 contains everything you need to deliver this lesson, including a lesson plan, a slideshow presentation for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Challenge cards
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