Lesson 1: Pull all of your work together to complete the letter
Lesson 2: Who is your favourite character and why?
Lessons 3-5: Draft, edit and create a final letter to the local council to persuade them to give our school playground a makeover!
LO: To develop an awareness of the customs and traditions of major liturgical feasts and seasons.
What have you noticed in your local church during the Christmas season? Write key vocabulary on the board. What is your favourite symbol of Christmas and why?
Activities: Find out about some of the activities in your local parish that will help to proclaim the message of Christmas this year. Include Midnight and Christmas Masses, blessing of crib, carol services, etc. Research some of the different signs and symbols used in the Christmas liturgy, e.g. crib, Jesse or Christmas tree, Christmas lights, stars, angels, etc. Record findings in a table or mind map around a relating picture stimulus.
Research Daily life in Mexico and create a leaflet telling us about the following: