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Lesson One – Special Visitors

This religious education teaching pack for the Foundation Stage gets the children to discuss and role-play different ways of preparing for a special visitor and how to get ready for a celebration. The class can produce cards welcoming someone new to the classroom to record how they might be supported.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to discuss and role-play different ways of preparing for a special visitor and how to get ready for a celebration

Learning Objectives

Respond to what they hear with relevant comments, questions or actions. Know about similarities and differences between traditions.

Learning Outcomes

I  can listen carefully to the teacher and others and say what I think about a topic or idea. I can explain ways to celebrate special occasions.

Special Visitors

Teaching sequence to help the children discuss and role-play different ways of preparing for a special visitor and how to get ready for a celebration

Welcoming Visitors

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe ways of making a visitor welcome to the classroom

Welcome Cards

Template to help the children produce cards that can be used to welcome a special visitor to the classroom

Special Visitors

Interactive activity to help the children discuss and role-play different ways of preparing for a special visitor and how to get ready for a celebration

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to discuss and role-play different ways of preparing for a special visitor and how to get ready for a celebration

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