Christmas Story Birth of Jesus & Why He is important - US Version

This resource relates to the Christmas story and the birth of Jesus and why Mary and Joseph had to go to Bethlehem. It explains the anger of King Herod, the joy of the shepherds and the Wisemen.

The summary notes can be adapted for comprehension worksheets.

  • Short introductory PowerPoint presentation

  • I have uploaded 3 sets worksheets for children to work in pairs to complete cloze activities - that way strong readers can help the weaker readers.

  • Simple activity - Children draw presents for Jesus and label and complete a mini word search.

  • Sort jumbled sentences - Answer key included

Learning Aim: To understand why we celebrate Christmas.

You may be interested in the full version of the Christmas Story with additional worksheets. Please click the link below:


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  • RE---Cloze-Activity-Sheet-A--To-Bethlehem-Judea.pdf
  • RE---Cloze-Activity-Sheet-B---To-Bethlehem-Judea.pdf
  • RE---Cloze-Activity-Sheet-A---Shepherds.pdf
  • RE---Cloze-Activity-Sheet-B---Shepherds.pdf
  • RE--Cloze-Activity-Sheet-A---To-Nazareth.pdf
  • RE--Cloze-Activity-Sheet-B---To-Nazareth.pdf
  • RE-Worksheet-Jumbled-Sentences.docx
  • RE-Worksheet-Jumbled-Sentences.pdf
  • RE-Worksheet-Presents-for-Jesus-Wordsearch.pdf
  • BirthofJesusPresentation.pdf
  • BirthofJesusPresentation.pptx
  • Summary-of-the-Christmas-Story.docx
  • Summary-of-the-Christmas-Story.pdf

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Created: Dec 15, 2013

Updated: Dec 16, 2019

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