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Lesson Five – Santa’s Trip

This English teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to write a narrative story to describe one of the special places that Santa could visit on holiday after Christmas. The class can try using the conjunction and to link pairs of clauses and words in their sentences to list what might happen on Santa’s holiday.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write a narrative story to describe one of the special places that Santa could visit on holiday after Christmas

Learning Objectives

Beginning to punctuate sentences using a capital letter and a full stop.Composing a sentence orally before writing it down on paper.

Learning Outcomes

I can sequence sentences to write a story with a familiar setting. I can discuss what I have written with the teacher to make improvements to my writing.

Santa’s Trip

Teaching sequence to help the children write a narrative story to describe one of the special places that Santa could visit on holiday after Christmas

Holiday Problems

Display posters to help the children discuss the sequence of events in a narrative story and suggest what might happen next following the presented scenarios

Story Pages

Template to help the children write and present sentences to use in a narrative story about one of the special places that Santa could visit on holiday

Santa’s Trip

Interactive activity to help the children write a narrative story to describe one of the special places that Santa could visit on holiday after Christmas

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write a narrative story to describe one of the special places that Santa could visit on holiday after Christmas

  • 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