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Lesson Four – Palm Sunday

This religious education teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to explore a story from the Bible about the Easter story to identify how religious beliefs can be expressed through symbols. The class can design and make cards to welcome Jesus into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore a story from the Bible about the Easter story to identify how religious beliefs can be expressed through symbols

Learning Objectives

Explore how religious beliefs and ideas can be expressed through symbols and shapes. Discuss the meaning of a story from the Bible about the Easter story.

Learning Outcomes

I can say why the symbol of a cross is important to Christians. I can say how and why people celebrated Jesus’ arrival into Jerusalem.

Palm Sunday

Teaching sequence to help the children explore a story from the Bible about the Easter story to identify how religious beliefs can be expressed through symbols

Palm Sunday Story

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe how Jesus was welcomed into Jerusalem

Palm Sunday Card

Template to help the children design and make a card to welcome Jesus to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Messages

Activity to help the children select greetings to add to a card welcoming Jesus to Jerusalem on Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

Interactive activity to help the children explore a story from the Bible about the Easter story to identify how religious beliefs can be expressed through symbols

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore a story from the Bible about the Easter story to identify how religious beliefs can be expressed through symbols

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