English Christmas Lesson: A Twisted Christmas
This lesson is all about imagination and creative writing. The students are to look at traditional Christmas songs, events and customs and invert or twist them to present an alternative. This produces great discussions and some really interesting pieces of creative writing. Alternatives include the Twelve Days of Christmas; Dickens A Christmas Carol; or just the life of a Christmas Tree.

The lesson encourages the students to be critical of the work and world before them and come up with an alternative. They then have to present that alternative in one of three ways.

At the end of the lesson is an opportunity for the students to think about their own Christmas traditions and write about what is important for themselves at Christmas
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Created: Dec 2, 2015

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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