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Christmas Lessons 1

£10.00
SKU SD34CS40110
Key Stage 2 Christmas Special Days Year 3 Year 4

Get your class into the festive spirit with these 5 ready-to-teach KS2 Christmas lessons for Year 3 and 4. Starting with the Christmas story—and where it all began in Bethlehem—your class will then have the chance to find out about some of the traditions and festivities surrounding Christmas and where they came from. They'll then go on to think about what Christmas means to them and to millions of people around the world.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

With a wealth of lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and loads more, this lesson plan pack has everything you need to teach exciting Christmas lessons and get your class stuck into a winter wonderland of festive activities!

#Lesson1TheChristmasnativitystory

Journey two thousand years into the past as you remind your KS2 class of the Christmas nativity story and the origins of Christmas celebrations. This Year 3/4 lesson plan pack includes detailed planning, slides which tell the Christmas nativity story (and ask questions about it), activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and Story Sheets.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Nativity story sheets
#Lesson2GivinggiftsatChristmas

Teach your KS2 class about the origin of giving gifts at Christmas and how the tradition of giving and receiving gifts at Christmas continues today.

This lesson focuses on the presents the three wise men gave the baby Jesus, according to the nativity story, and includes ready-to-teach planning, slides, differentiated activity ideas and worksheets.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson3Christmastreetraditions

Teach your class about Christmas tree traditions including the symbolism of the tree for Christians, and the history of why having a tree became popular.

Everyone loves decorating Christmas trees but do your class know where the tradition came from? This informative KS2 lesson teaches your children the origins of having Christmas trees in the home during the festive season. This lesson contains a lesson plan, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, an Information Sheet and Christmas Tree Acrostics.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
  • Christmas tree acrostics sheet
#Lesson4Thehistoryofthe12daysofChristmas

Centred around the festive song, this KS2 lesson teaches children all about the history of the 12 days of Christmas, and how they are traditionally celebrated.

A musical medley of partridges, gold rings and leaping lords is used as the starting point for finding out about the traditional twelve days of Christmas and some of the traditions and festivities surrounding them. This lesson planning pack includes a detailed planning, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and a Song Sheet.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheets
  • Song sheet
#Lesson5ThetruemeaningofChristmas

What is the true meaning of Christmas? What does it mean to you? Challenge your KS2 class to reflect on what the festive period means to them and others.

The final lesson in this complete scheme of work gives your Year 3/4 class the opportunity to reflect on what Christmas means to them, what it means to people around the world and why it is such an important festival for so many. This KS2 lesson includes detailed planning, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and activity cards.

 

What's included:

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