The Twelve Days of Christmas Poem: PPT,  Worksheets and Activities

A Christmas poetry lesson based on the poem / song ‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’ with PPT presentation and comprehension tasks. Also includes guidance for four follow-up activities with links to literacy, art, music and maths. A flexible resource with the potential for extension into a short unit of work. Suitable for KS2.

The 32 slide PPT contains:
• The poem with supporting visual images
• Background information about the poem
• Discussion questions
• Details of follow-up activities.

The resource also includes:
• A copy of the poem. Useful for pupils to read, make annotations or highlight.
• Two differentiated comprehension worksheets. Worksheet A contains a straightforward literal task and an activity requiring pupils to visualise aspects of the poem. Worksheet B is more challenging and contains tasks linked to exploring the poet’s use of language and expressing opinion.

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Created: Nov 22, 2020

Updated: Dec 7, 2020

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