Yuletide treats for December

Festive lessons, games and activities for the English classroom

Tes Resources Team

Yuletide Treats For English KS3 & KS4 Students To Celebrate Christmas In English Lessons

Succumb to the spirit of the season while practising key skills with these hand-picked resources

It’s a good job that Christmas comes but once a year as the upcoming holidays always seem to get students a little over-excited. As their minds become consumed with thoughts of tinsel and turkey, there’s really only one way to get through to them – by embracing it too!

Christmas English Quiz
Cre8tive Resources

Christmas English Quiz

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A Christmas English Themed Quiz . Quiz Contains over 53 Questions and 10 Different Rounds. Ensure you treat you students this festive period with this educational fun professionally designed Christmas English Quiz. **Round 1:** Identifying Matching Round - Pictures **Round 2:** True, False or Fak...
Descriptive / Creative Writing
EnglishGCSEcouk

Descriptive / Creative Writing

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A fully differentiated and resourced lesson for low ability KS3 and KS4 students to help them develop their sentence starters and use of language techniques to write a description of a winter scene. *Check out our [English Shop](http://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EnglishGCSEcouk) for lo...
Christmas Poetry
lizzie24

Christmas Poetry

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Two lessons aimed at Key Stage 3 analysing and writing Christmas poems. Lesson one is on Haiku poems and lesson two explores 'Twas the Night Before Christmas'. Enjoy!
Christmas themed newspaper articles
AcornTeachingResources

Christmas themed newspaper articles

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\- 11 Christmas themed newspaper templates with headlines and planning sheets \- Includes a blank templates for students to create their own \- Perfect for end of year Festive fun \- Create a literacy link to any Christmas topic \- Great display work
Christmas Special two minute word mine
20JET12

Christmas Special two minute word mine

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Presentation designed for potential use as a starter or a plenary activity in English or as an enjoyable tutor time activity. Pupils are challenged to make as many words as possible from a festive word. An embedded two minute timer ensures pupils need to work, perhaps in groups, at a reasonable spee...
English Christmas Revision
EnglishGCSEcouk

English Christmas Revision

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English Literature revision resource - could be used in a lesson, for intervention, at the end of term, as mock exam revision, as homework or for whatever purpose you want! Students design and create Christmas cards as if they are a character from An Inspector Calls, A Christmas Carol, Macbeth, Rome...
Christmas fun
andorian

Christmas fun

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Some literacy activities for Christmas - 'how many words can you make from...?&' with fly in answers. Jumbled words of Christmas vocabulary and two Christmas pictures for memory games, with questions.
Christmas Dingbats
Online_Teaching_Resources

Christmas Dingbats

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Christmas Dingbats (27-slide PowerPoint activity) Christmas Dingbats provides twenty more delightful dingbats all with a special Christmas theme and 2 accompanying worksheets. As well as a fun end of term activity, Christmas Dingbats provides a great way of developing deduction skills and foc...
Christmas Worksheets - Code Breaker
creativesquirrel

Christmas Worksheets - Code Breaker

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A set of 6 Christmas themed worksheets. Challenge students to crack the code and solve all 22 words in the fastest time! Perfect as a starter, plenary or simply a fun activity in the run up to Christmas. Teacher answer sheet included for each worksheet.