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Lesson Four – Christmas Eve

This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to practise writing different sentences to explain how and why Santa makes preparations for Christmas. The class can identify some of the special vocabulary that could be used to write an explanation and not a narrative story about something that happened.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise writing different sentences to explain how and why Santa makes preparations for Christmas

Learning Objectives

Discussing and recording ideas as preparation for writing and explanation. Identifying how language and structure contribute to meaning.

Learning Outcomes

I can record sentences and vocabulary to use in an explanation of an activity. I can know that explanations tell us how and why something happens.

Christmas Eve

Teaching sequence to help the children practise writing different sentences to explain how and why Santa makes preparations for Christmas

Christmas Eve

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify different types of sentences used in explanations to describe how and why something happens

Christmas Eve Preparations

Activity cards to get the children to select and record different sentences to explain why and how something happens

Christmas Eve

Interactive activity to help the children practise writing different sentences to explain how and why Santa makes preparations for Christmas

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to practise writing different sentences to explain how and why Santa makes preparations for Christmas

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