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Lesson One – Santa’s Sleigh

This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identity and describe how to compose a explanation about how Santa prepares his sleigh ready for Christmas. The class can practise writing sentences explaining how and why Santa makes different preparations for Christmas.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identity and describe how to compose a explanation about how Santa prepares his sleigh ready for Christmas

Learning Objectives

Reading texts that are structured in different ways and identify writing features. Composing and rehearsing sentences orally progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures.

Learning Outcomes

I know that an explanations tells the reader how and why something happens. I can select suitable vocabulary and sentence structures to explain why something happens.

Santa’s Sleigh

Teaching sequence to help the children identity and describe how to compose a explanation about how Santa prepares his sleigh ready for Christmas

Sleigh Preparations

Shared reading text to help the children identify and describe how to structure and format an explanation about how Santa prepares his sleigh ready for Christmas

Sleigh Preparations

Activity to get the children to practise writing a range of different sentences to explain how and why something happens

Santa’s Sleigh

Interactive activity to help the children identity and describe how to compose a explanation about how Santa prepares his sleigh ready for Christmas

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identity and describe how to compose a explanation about how Santa prepares his sleigh ready for Christmas

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