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This literacy scheme of work for the Foundation Stage gets the children to record and sequence recounts to describe the activities of characters who live and work at the North Pole. The can make models and create cards illustrating some of the special things that happen on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day at the North Pole.

Record and sequence recounts to describe the activities of characters who live and work at the North Pole including Santa Claus, the elves and the reindeer

Lesson One : Santa’s Workshop

Make lists of activities that the elves might need to follow when making toys at the North Pole

Lesson Two : Reindeer Stables

Record and sequence activities that Santa can follow when caring for reindeer at the North Pole

Lesson Three : Mrs Claus

Complete storyboards using pictures and sentences recounting the daily activities of Mrs Claus at the North Pole

Lesson Four : Christmas Eve

Identify and sequence some of the different activities that Santa might need to perform on Christmas Eve

Lesson Five : Boxing Day

Devise storyboards describing what happens at the North Pole after Christmas

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