This is a lesson plan to teach children about Lent and why Christians give something up during Lent. It is suitable for ages 7-11. The 5 page lesson plan (pdf) includes details of a starter, an introduction to an event in Jesus' life, a brainstorming activity, a poem writing task and a final drama activity. The plan includes learning objectives for three levels of abilities and assessment for learning strategies. There is also a 15 slide PowerPoint presentation included, which gives details about Lent and tells the story of an event in Jesus' life linked to Lent. This is non-editable. Please click 'Read Only' to open the PowerPoint. The plan also includes differentiated templates for the poem which the children write during the lesson. No further preparation required.
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