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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to write sets of instructions to explain how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day. The class can identify imperative verbs that can be used at the start of an instruction to compel the reader to perform an action.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write sets of instructions to explain how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Learning Objectives

Identifying themes and conventions in instructional writing. Composing and rehearsing sentences orally, progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures.

Learning Outcomes

I can say how to format and structure a set of instructions. I can choose imperative verbs to complete a set of instructions.

Boxing Day

Teaching sequence to help the children write sets of instructions to explain how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Christmas Day

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children explain how to structure and format a set of instructions about how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Boxing Day Scenes

Activities to help the children role-play and discuss instructions for different activities about how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Instructions Vocabulary

Vocabulary word bank to help the children write a set of instructions about how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Interactive activity to help the children write sets of instructions to explain how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write sets of instructions to explain how to celebrate a Christmas together as a family on Boxing Day

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