What’s the story about?
The writer had such a memorable Christmas that she spent with her granny before her granny passed away.
Read and Explore
Read and analyze the writer’s feelings on that Christmas.
I was just too excited that Christmas was on the way.
In December, our excitement grew each day.
On Christmas Eve
Before bed, Granny and I left a plate of sugar biscuits out for Father Christmas, and put a stocking at the end of my bed.
On Christmas Day
My stocking was full of small toys and sweets on Christmas morning, and there were presents under the tree. I was on my best behaviour as we opened the presents.
Read the last paragraph. Why does the writer think Christmas is “magical”?
The writer thinks Christmas is “magical” because of the memories of her granny. Whenever Christmas comes, she thinks of her granny and the happy time they spent during that Christmas.
Tell your partner about your festival memories. Focus on something special and unique.
the reason why you want to describe the event; the place, time, occasion and people of the event; sequencing; feelings…
Use the language you have learnt to write a short passage about your festival memories.
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