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Christmas Lessons 2

£8.00
SKU SD56CS40110
Key Stage 2 Christmas Special Days Year 5 Year 6

This festive Christmas unit of work looks at Christmas traditions, and how it has been celebrated throughout history.

 
#TheCompleteSeries4lessons

Designed for Year 5 and 6 pupils, this set of four fascinating Christmas lessons for KS2 is sure to get your class up to speed with the origins and traditions of Christmas past and present! Start by taking an empathetic look at the nativity story before studying the pagan and Christian traditions of Christmas and how the two are intertwined. Then, step back to the world of Christmas past before looking at how Christmas is celebrated in different parts of the world today.

Full of informative and exciting resources, including lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and much more, these KS2 Christmas lesson plans are the perfect way to teach your class about this festive season!

#Lesson1Thecharactersofthenativitystory

Revisit the Christmas nativity story, focusing on the characters' thoughts and feelings, in this festive lesson plan pack. Includes role play activities. Most of the children in your class will be familiar with the nativity story, but this lesson builds on that knowledge by challenging your upper KS2 children to consider the characters' thoughts, feelings and actions throughout the tale. It includes activity ideas and printable resources for interviewing/role play activities. 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Interview sheets
#Lesson2ChristianandPaganChristmastraditions

Teach your class some fascinating facts about the origins of Christmas as a pagan winter festival, and how many Christian Christmas traditions come from them. This lesson plan pack includes resources to teach children about where many of the things we love about Christmas come from – including Christmas trees, presents and crackers!

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson3Christmasinthepast

Look at Christmas in the past, and how it was celebrated during different periods in British history with this festive KS2 lesson plan pack. Discover what Christmas was like in medieval, Tudor and Victorian times, as well as how Christmas was celebrated in war-time Britain. This is the third of four lessons in 'Christmas Lessons 2' unit of work for Year 5 and Year 6, but it can also be taught as a standalone lesson. It includes detailed planning, slides, activity ideas, worksheets, a Christmas in the past information sheet and some activity cards.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Information sheet
  • Worksheets
  • Activity cards
#Lesson4Christmasaroundtheworld

This festive lesson for upper KS2 focuses on the customs and traditions of Christmas around the world, including those of India, Poland, Denmark, Japan, Greece and the Netherlands. It is the fourth and final lesson in the 'Christmas Lessons 2' unit of work for Year 5 and Year 6, but it can be taught as a standalone lesson, too. It includes detailed planning, a Christmas around the world slideshow presentation, activity ideas and printable cards and worksheets.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Country cards
  • Christmas Around The World sheets
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