History of Christmas Lessons

bannedThis is a Snowman, Elf, Grinch free zone. Put them back in the cupboard or in your bag. They are to watch in the holidays with your family.

This is your one opportunity to teach a bit of history about a fascinating topic – Christmas. Christmas has a rich and weird history and as history teachers we should embrace this.

Below is a link to four of my history lessons on Christmas. One is a Puritanical Christmas for those of you who are teaching Cromwell or the Civil War. Another looks at an agricultural 18th century Christmas and requires a full staging of a Mummer’s Play. The third is a recreation of a Victorian Christmas party, with crackers, cards and decorations galore. The last is an austerity Christmas during the Blitz. Enjoy!

Kenradical Christmas Lessons

Bah humbug!

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s