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Christmas Checklist

This assembly teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to identify some of the special preparations that families could make to get ready to celebrate Christmas together. The group can describe how characters in the nativity story made preparations for the birth of Jesus.

Download this teaching pack including an assembly plan, teaching activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify some of the special preparations that families could make to get ready to celebrate Christmas together

Learning Objectives

Describe the key aspects of religions, especially the people, stories and traditions that influence the beliefs and values of others. Identify how religious ideas can be represented by actions.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain reasons for the actions of characters in the nativity story. I can make preparations to remember the birth of Jesus at Christmas.

Christmas Checklist

Assembly plan to help the children identify some of the special preparations that families could make to get ready to celebrate Christmas together

Christmas Checklist

Display posters to help the children identify and describe some of the special preparations that families could make to get ready to celebrate Christmas together

Nativity Story

Shared reading text to help the children identify and describe how characters in the nativity story made preparations for the birth of Jesus.

Christmas Preparations Prayer

Shared reading text to help the children discuss and reflect how families could prepare to remember the birth of Jesus at Christmas

Christmas Checklist

Interactive activity to help the children identify some of the special preparations that families could make to get ready to celebrate Christmas together

Download this teaching pack including an assembly plan, teaching activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify some of the special preparations that families could make to get ready to celebrate Christmas together

  • Family Households
    Discuss and respond to settings, characters and plot events in stories about family life, investigate words with common endings and practise writing sentences for character dialogue
  • Family Homes
    Practise writing a range of sentences to describe how families might use different rooms in their homes
  • Family Rooms
    Select and compose sentences to describe some of the household objects that might be used by the characters in a narrative story
  • Family Talk
    Practise writing a selection sentences to show what different characters might say about story events