Looking for something a bit different for your Christmas poetry activity? This Christmas Kennings lesson will make a fun English activity ready for Christmas time and the resulting pieces of work create a fab festive classroom display!

In this Christmas literacy lesson, pupils will learn about what kennings are and practise using them with a festive twist! Then they will make their own kenning poem about Christmas trees and turn it into a fantastic colourful kenning tree ready for a Christmas classroom display!

The Powerpoint provided guides you though the full lesson, including time to discuss ideas and vocabulary. Then pupils can use the templates and instructions provided to make their own colouring kenning trees.

This resource includes:
- A full lesson powerpoint
- A resource pack including teacher instructions and templates for the activity.

This is a fun activity easily adapted for KS1 or KS2.

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Created: Nov 10, 2016

Updated: Dec 14, 2018

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