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If your school strictly follows the ‘no films until the last day’ rule, you may be scrabbling around for a bit of festive fun that still has a clear learning focus!

Our brand new Christmas fun PowerPoint contains five games to play with your classes which would work well with KS3 and KS4 (and perhaps even with a less cynical A-level group who want to wind down!).

Take a quick look at our other Christmas life-savers – including a lovely Harry Potter Christmas resource that would fill a lesson and a great 'one off' activity to create a Christmas poem.

Have a good break everyone; here’s hoping you find some space and peace away from your marking over the Christmas period.

Annabel
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Annabel Wall

Teachit English editor

Featured resources

Christmas Fun

A collection of Christmas-themed English activities for the end of term. Features a Christmas haiku, Christmas consequences and alphabet and speaking challenges.

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Christmas poems

A lovely 'one off' Christmas lesson. Students work on rhyme and rhythm to create their own Christmas or winter-themed poem.

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The best Christmas day ever

A series of questions based on a description of a Christmas lunch from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, exploring language and structure in detail and including a creative writing task. This would work as a stand-alone lesson - you don't need to be reading Harry Potter with your class.

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A letter to Father Christmas

A selection of Christmas-themed letter writing activities, with both formal and informal writing options and a writing frame.

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Need even more Christmas content for KS3 classes?

Our wonderful pack of illustrated Christmas activities is ready to download and hand to your over-excited KS3 classes (mince pies optional).

Free to subscribers or £5 for free members to download.

English news

 

Christmas cheer at Lady Lumley's School after ban lifted – BBC

One million children face 'Dickensian poverty' – BBC

Children as young as nine asked if Santa is real for homework sparking outrage from parents – Independent

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