1 Write the word Christmas on the board and elicit as many Christmas words from your class as they know. If they do not name any of the following, draw pictures to teach them the words and ensure understanding: star, tree, tinsel, baubles, presents, holly, stockings, cards, advent calendar, turkey, Christmas pudding, mince pies, Christmas crackers, carols.
Any new Christmas vocabulary could be left on the board for reference.
2 Give out the worksheet and ask the pupils to look at the picture. Call out Christmas words and ask the class to point to the corresponding picture.
3 The pupils read the text and choose True/False in the activity below.
Answers: 1) F; 2) F; 3) F; 4) T; 5) F; 6) T
Complete the sentences
1 Elicit prepositions of place by drawing simple pictures on the board eg ‘A pencil is under the desk’, etc.
2 The Complete the sentence activity can be done by memory by folding over the paper and the children have to try to remember where things are in the picture or you can make it simpler by asking them to refer to the picture.
Answers: The star is on the Christmas tree; Tom and Maria decorate the tree inthe living room; The Christmas presents are under the tree; The Christmas cards are on the shelf; Maria is next to the Christmas tree; Tom is next tothe Christmas tree.
Find the letters in the picture
The children look for all of the letters in the picture and unscramble them to spell: Christmas Star
As an optional follow-up activity, the pupils can write about what they do at Christmas using the text as a model.