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Lesson Five – Christmas Preparations

This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to draft and edit an explanation about how Santa prepares for Christmas. The class can include sentences with apostrophes to indicate possession in their explanation describing how and why Santa gets ready for Christmas.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to draft and edit an explanation about how Santa prepares for Christmas

Learning Objectives

Composing and rehearsing sentences orally, progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures. Assessing the effectiveness of their own and others’ writing and suggesting improvements.

Learning Outcomes

I can select sentence structures and vocabulary to write an explanation of why and how something happens. I can identify and correct errors in writing to match a specific text type.

Christmas Preparations

Teaching sequence to help the children draft and edit an explanation about how Santa prepares for Christmas

Mrs Claus

Shared reading text to help the children identify and describe how to structure and format an explanation about how Mrs Claus helps Santa get ready for Christmas

Christmas Preparations

Template to help the children structure and write an explanation of why and how Santa prepares for Christmas

Explanation Checklist

Template to help the children edit and correct an explanation of why and how Santa prepares for Christmas

Christmas Preparations

Interactive activity to help the children draft and edit an explanation about how Santa prepares for Christmas

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to draft and edit an explanation about how Santa prepares for Christmas

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