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Key Stage Two Christmas English

Discover lesson plans, classroom worksheets and interactive activities to develop skills in English for Key Stage Two to teach about using reading and writing skills on the theme of Christmas

Boxing Day

Write sets of instructions to explain how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Family Gifts

Select and use persuasive language to persuade parents to purchase special gifts for Christmas

Christmas Carols

Write new verses for a Christmas carol by editing traditional songs and choruses

Christmas Jingles

Select and use homophones and persuasive language to devise adverts that can be used to sell different Christmas presents

Toy Shop

Select special language and sentence structures to design and write a persuasive advert to sell different toys at Christmas

Christmas Deliveries

Plan and write recounts to describe how different characters might deliver presents at Christmas

Nativity Recounts

Write a recount of one of the events in the nativity story from the viewpoint of one of the characters

Shepherds and Kings

Select and compose prayers that could have been recited by different characters as part of the Nativity story

Nativity Play

Write and perform a play script to dramatise a scene illustrating what happened in one part of the nativity story

Family News

Practise writing a news report describing an event that might happen in a family home over Christmas

Christmas Candles

Select special vocabulary to use when writing Haiku poems describing candles at Christmas

Dear Santa

Write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve