O Christmas Tree is a traditional song that is performed every year in schools and communities in the build up to Christmas. Explore the lyrics of this popular song using the comprehension resources included in this pack.
After reading, or listening to, the lyrics in the song, pupils can answer the accompanying questions, either independently or as part of a whole class or group guided reading session.
What is included in this comprehension resource pack?
- O Christmas Tree text and comprehension - PowerPoint
- O Christmas Tree text and comprehension – PDF version
National Curriculum programme of study links
Year 1 – Pupils should be taught to develop pleasure in reading, motivation to read, vocabulary and understanding by listening to and discussing a wide range of poems, stories and non-fiction at a level beyond which they can read independently.
Year 2 – Pupils should be taught to understand both the books that they can already read accurately and fluently and those that they listen to by answering and asking questions.