A wide range of Christmas songs and carols is performed every year in schools and communities in the build up to Christmas. Explore the lyrics of two of these popular songs using the comprehension resources included in this pack, helping pupils to understand the lyrics that they perform.
The Christmas songs in this pack are ‘Jingle Bells’ and ‘Away in a Manger’.
After reading, or listening to, the lyrics in the songs, pupils can answer the accompanying questions, either independently or as part of a whole class or group guided reading session. The songs could be explored at the same time, or each one could be used at different times during the festive period.
What is included in this KS2 comprehension resource pack?
- Christmas Carols text
- Christmas carols comprehension questions and answer sheet
National Curriculum English programme of study links
Pupils should understand what they read by checking that a book makes sense to them, discussing their understanding and exploring the meaning of words in context.