Christianity - Visiting a Place of Worship - Church, Flash cards, Worksheets, Writing - Keystage 1
A set of detailed lesson plans and PowerPoint presentations with supporting worksheets for Year 1 and Year 2.

This product is useful if your class is visiting a church. So that the children know what to expect, this resource highlights features inside and outside a church.

UPDATED on 13th May 2019 with 3 new additional activities for early finishers. Worksheets now have answer keys.
Pictures are also in black and white for the children to colour in.

Complete resource with presentations and flexible detailed lesson plans.

The lesson starts off with getting children to discuss where their special place is - a gentle starter to lead into a special place for some Christians.

Lesson 1: My Special Place
Lesson 2: Places of Worship and Special Symbols
Lesson 3: Mains features inside/outside a church
Lesson 4: My Church Visit and activity sheets - ready-made list for children to tick off what they see and draw other features of the church
Lesson 5: Follow- up to Visit - Shared writing and individual writing

Worksheets/Activities for each lesson
Word Search with Solution
List of words relating to the church - select some of the words and ask children if they know the meaning of the word(s). Ask children about some of the tricky words to spell, e.g. aisle. Some words start with 'c' as in cat but has an 's' sound, e.g. candle and ciborium.

Additional worksheets
- Word Church Mat - Children unscramble the 8 words below the pictures and write it out correctly.
- Read and match pictures to sentences worksheet - Children read the six sentences which describe church objects and then trace over the words for each picture, cut out and glue the pictures opposite the sentences.
- Differentiated Alphabetical order worksheets - children write the 10 words in ABC order and then sort out the two jumbled sentences.

Please see preview pane for words on flash cards.

File Type: PowerPoint, Word and PDF

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  • Visiting-a-Church---Preview-Slide-1.pdf
  • Visiting-a-Church---Preview-Slide-2.pdf
  • Visiting-a-Church---Preview-Slide-3.pdf
  • Guidance-for-Teachers.pdf
  • List-of-Images-via-Creative-Commons-search.docx
  • Lesson-1-RE-Presentation.pptx
  • Lesson-Plan-1---A-Special-Place.docx
  • Lesson-2-RE-Presentation.pptx
  • Lesson-Plan-2.docx
  • Lesson-3-RE-Presentation.pptx
  • Lesson-Plan-3---Features-of-Church.docx
  • Lesson-Plan-4---The-Visit.docx
  • Lesson-5-RE-Presentation.pptx
  • Lesson-Plan-5---The-Follow-up.docx
  • Wordbank-1.docx
  • Wordsearch.docx
  • Worksheet-2-for-Lesson-2.docx
  • Worksheet-for-Lesson-2.docx
  • Worksheet-for-Lesson-3.docx
  • Worksheet-for-Lesson-4-Exploring-the-church.docx
  • Worksheet---My-Special-Place.docx
  • Worksheet---My-Visit.docx
  • Vocabulary-Flash-Cards.pdf
  • Vocabulary-Flash-Cards-2.pdf
  • Notes-to-lessons-and-descriptions.docx
  • Guidance-for-Teachers.docx

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Created: Feb 11, 2015

Updated: May 26, 2019


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