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This literacy teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to select the design for a Christmas hat and record the matching descriptive vocabulary to identify the shapes, colours and patterns. The class can practise learning and using vocabulary to describe shapes connected to Christmas.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select the design for a Christmas hat and record the matching descriptive vocabulary to identify the shapes, colours and patterns

Learning Objectives

Use their phonic knowledge to write words in ways which match their spoken sounds. Identify descriptive vocabulary to match different nouns.

Learning Outcomes

I can spell some words using their individual phoneme sounds. I can choose words that can be used to describe the design of something.

Christmas Shapes

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify vocabulary that could be used to describe different Christmas shapes

Christmas Words

Activity cards to help the children select and match nouns and adjectives that can be used to describe different Christmas shapes

Christmas Shapes

Templates to help the children select and add a range of different themed shapes to the design for a Christmas hat

Christmas Hat

Template to help the children select and describe shapes used for the design of a Christmas hat [enlarge to A3]

Christmas Hat

Interactive activity to help the children select the design for a Christmas hat and record the matching descriptive vocabulary to identify the shapes, colours and patterns

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select the design for a Christmas hat and record the matching descriptive vocabulary to identify the shapes, colours and patterns

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