Christmas resources

Seasonal resources to guarantee festive fun in your class. 

See our beautifully illustrated set of five Christmas resources
See the full collection of resources for A Christmas Carol


Christmas fun New!
A collection of Christmas-themed English activities for the end  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/11/2018 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Christmas advent calendar
An interactive advent calendar with festive starters, plenaries  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 23/11/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Structured essay question
Students plan an essay answer with detailed support and starter  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 14/09/2015 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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The best Christmas day ever
A series of questions based on a description of a Christmas lunch  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Reading | Writing | Published: 24/11/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Critical reading | Fiction texts | Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling | Imaginative writing | Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Pre-reading activities
A number of activities for students to complete before reading,  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 24/11/2014 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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An exam style practice question for WJEC
An exam style question (for WJEC English Literature Unit 2) based  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 12/05/2014 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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A Christmas Carol storyboard
A handy storyboard template for students to complete. The first  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Prose | Published: 14/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - A Christmas Carol
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A letter to Father Christmas
A selection of Christmas themed letter writing activities, with  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 04/12/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Letter writing | Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Pre-reading webquest
Students answer guided questions to research the social and historical  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 16/11/2012 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - A Christmas Carol
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Predictions
A lovely resource in which students make predictions about the  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Reading | Published: 09/11/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Comprehension | Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Descriptive writing activities
A selection of activities based on the weather and use of the  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 27/04/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Imaginative writing | Writing to inform, explain, describe and featured in our teaching pack(s) Creative writing pack
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Speaking and listening word games
A selection of word games which could be used as starters or  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Grammar and vocabulary | Reading | Published: 23/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Developing vocabulary | Dictionary skills | Speaking and listening tasks | Word games
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Christmas poems
A lovely 'one off' Christmas lesson. Students work on rhyme and  … read more
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KS3 | Writing | Published: 25/11/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Imaginative writing | Topical and seasonal one-offs
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'The Magic Wood' at Christmas
Use the Henry Treece poem as a starting point for creating an  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Writing | Published: 14/10/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs | Writing poetry
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Scrooge!
Focuses on Dickens' presentation of Scrooge. Includes a crunched  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 23/09/2011 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens and featured in our teaching pack(s) 6 week teaching pack - A Christmas Carol
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Christmas symbol
Consider how traditional Christmas imagery is subverted to explore  … read more
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KS4 | Prose | Published: 29/10/2010 | From the resource collection(s): Martyn Pig by Kevin Brooks
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Talking Turkeys!
A fun way of looking at Benjamin Zephaniah's poem in defence  … read more
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KS3 | Poetry | Writing | Published: 26/06/2009 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs | Writing poetry
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Ban Christmas! - persuasive speech plan
Beat the winter blues with this lively discussion. Includes a  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Spoken English | Published: 12/12/2008 | From the resource collection(s): Speeches and presentations | Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Letter to Scrooge
Write a letter to Scrooge to persuade him to celebrate Christmas.  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 09/07/2008 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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What would be on your chain?
Using Marley's chain as an example students make a chain to describe  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 09/07/2008 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Scrooge, what is he like?
Pick out the words that best describe Scrooge and find evidence  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 04/01/2008 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Comparing Christmas parties
Let the festivities begin... Compare and contrast the Cratchit  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 21/12/2007 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Scrooge's happiness chart
A happy miser? Plot Scrooge's happiness at various points in  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 14/12/2007 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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A Christmas Carol - interactive sequencing activity
Sort the events from A Christmas Carol into the right order.  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Prose | Published: 23/09/2005 | From the resource collection(s): Introducing Dickens
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A Christmas Carol - Christmas spirit. An interactive ranking activity
Rank these statements from 'A Christmas Carol' from best to least  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Prose | Published: 21/09/2005 | From the resource collection(s): Introducing Dickens
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Christmas carols
Write a new Christmas carol! A festive task to get your students  … read more
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KS3 KS4 | Writing | Published: 02/12/2004 | From the resource collection(s): Imaginative writing | Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Dinosaur advent calendar
Reading challenge - countdown to Christmas. (Note - fairly large  … read more
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KS3 | Reading | Published: 26/08/2004 | From the resource collection(s): Independent reading
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Christmas teaching ideas
17 fun, educational ideas for the run up to Christmas.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 02/12/2002 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs
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Christmas wordsearch
Find the Christmas words in the grid. [NB Amended version added  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 28/11/2002 | From the resource collection(s): Topical and seasonal one-offs
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"I'm sorry" says Scrooge
Scrooge writes his first Christmas card.  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 11/05/2002 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Three tableau activities
The Christmas pudding arrives | The family toast | The toast  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 11/05/2002 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Designing your Christmas display
How do you celebrate Christmas?  … read more
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KS3 | Prose | Published: 11/05/2002 | From the resource collection(s): A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
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Warm up and cool down games
Six pages of varied activities.  … read more
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KS3 | Warm-ups  | Published: 01/08/2000 | From the resource collection(s): Drama games
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