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Lesson One – Christmas in Germany

This English teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to plan and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions. The class can identify and record comparisons between how Christmas is celebrated in Germany with customs that are followed by their own families.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions

Learning Objectives

Using prepositions to express time in writing. Composing and rehearsing sentences orally progressively building a varied and rich vocabulary and an increasing range of sentence structures.

Learning Outcomes

I can use prepositions to express the timing of events in a recount. I can select sentence structures and vocabulary to write a recount of an activity.

Christmas in Germany

Teaching sequence to help the children plan and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions

German Christmas

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and describe some of the Christmas traditions that are followed in Germany

Christmas in England

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children explain how to structure and format a recount about how Christmas is celebrated in a family

Time Vocabulary

Activity to help the children select vocabulary for prepositions of time to structure and sequence a recount about how Christmas is celebrated in a family

Christmas in Germany

Template to help the children structure and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions

Christmas in Germany

Interactive activity to help the children plan and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to plan and write a recount about visiting relatives in Germany to describe Christmas traditions

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