KS2 Christmas RE Lesson - The shepherds visit Jesus

This is a plan for a Christmas RE lesson, focusing on the part of the story when the shepherds learn the news about Jesus and visit him in Bethlehem. It is suitable for using with Key Stage 2.
The plan includes a starter, a drama activity, a written activity and a plenary. There is a PowerPoint presentation of the story to use.
A fun, interactive lesson, with a focus on how the shepherds spread the news about Jesus. It could be used individually or as part of a Christmas RE unit.

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Created: Sep 25, 2017

Updated: Nov 1, 2019

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