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Lesson Five – The Shepherds

This religious education teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to record special gift ideas for Jesus in response to a part of the nativity story. The class can select and draw an illustration of a gift that could have been given to baby Jesus to celebrate his birth.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to record special gift ideas for Jesus in response to a part of the nativity story

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate understanding when talking with others about what they have read. Retell narrative in the correct sequence.

Learning Outcomes

I can suggest what characters might have said in a story. I can explain the role of the characters in the story.

The Shepherds

Teaching sequence to help the children record special gift ideas for Jesus in response to a part of the nativity story

Good News

Shared reading text to help the children discuss and understand a key event in the nativity story about the shepherds visiting Jesus in the stable

Baby Jesus Gift

Template to help the children select and draw an illustration of a gift that could have been given to baby Jesus to celebrate his birth.

The Shepherds

Interactive activity to help the children record special gift ideas for Jesus in response to a part of the nativity story

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to record special gift ideas for Jesus in response to a part of the nativity story

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