Individual lessons and fun quizzes to engage learners with the different traditions of Christmas throughout history
Why not bring some festive fun into your classroom and take your students on a journey through time to discover how Christmas has been celebrated, banned and interpreted over the centuries. As well as one-off lessons, it is the perfect time of year to encourage group work with a range of fun activities and quizzes.
One-off Christmas lessons
Investigate how people in the Middle Ages celebrated Christmas and encourage students to compare it to modern traditions with this overview presentation.
Christmas fun through the ages
Build upon students’ interpretation skills with this series of lessons, tackling a variety of Christmas traditions from trees to pudding, as well as thinking about why there are many versions of Saint Nick.
Cover the Christmases of the past with this engaging quiz, an ideal treat to wrap up a term’s hard work. Alternatively, embrace the festive season with this comprehensive KS3 quiz*, which is best answered by small groups working together to answer multiple-choice questions.
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