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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to select special vocabulary to use in a poem describing different Christmas tree ornaments. The class can identify and record synonyms for a range of descriptive vocabulary words that describe shapes, colours and patterns seen on ornaments.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select special vocabulary to use in a poem describing different Christmas tree ornaments

Learning Objectives

Discussing and clarifying the meanings of words, linking new meanings to known vocabulary. Select vocabulary to express ideas in poetry.

Learning Outcomes

I can explain the meaning of words from reading and identify matching synonyms. I can use descriptive vocabulary in a poem to describe an object.

Christmas Tree

Teaching sequence to help the children select special vocabulary to use in a poem describing different Christmas tree ornaments

Christmas Ornaments

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children describe shapes, colours and patterns on different ornaments

Christmas Tree

Example poem for shared reading and whole class discussion to help the children identify descriptive vocabulary used to describe Christmas ornaments

Ornaments Word Bank

Vocabulary word bank to help the children select special vocabulary to use in poetry describing different Christmas tree ornaments

Christmas Tree

Interactive activity to help the children select special vocabulary to use in a poem describing different Christmas tree ornaments

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to select special vocabulary to use in a poem describing different Christmas tree ornaments

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