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This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve. The class can explain how to layout a letter correctly and how to use special language to persuade somebody to support their point of view.

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Learning Objectives

Identifying how language, structure, and presentation contribute to meaning. Composing and rehearsing sentences 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 letter for a specific purpose. I can write a letter using persuasive language to achieve a specific aim.

Dear Santa

Teaching sequence to help the children write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve

From Santa

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children explain how to format and structure a letter written by Santa

Persuading Santa

Activity cards to help the children select the most effective phrase that can be used to persuade Santa to deliver presents at Christmas

Dear Santa

Template to help the children layout a letter when writing a reply to persuade Santa to deliver presents at Christmas

Dear Santa

Interactive activity to help the children write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to write a reply to a letter to persuade Santa to deliver presents on Christmas Eve

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