We can’t stop singing, “It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…” in our heads right now! Which means it’s also time for our Christmas Resource Roundup. We’ve got you covered this Christmas and holiday season with engaging and challenging reading and writing activities to get you through to that last day before the break! With these print-and-go lessons, you’ll have extra time to get your Christmas shopping done or just settle in for a Hallmark marathon.
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Transform your classroom into Reindeer Realty, and have your little realtors practice their descriptive writing skills as they try to sell a Gingerbread House in lovely Winter Park! Use the provided bulletin board poster and hang up these festive descriptions and drawings! P.S. How much would your students love munching on candy cane while completing this activity? CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
‘Tis the season to write a narrative! After doing a close reading of a chapter from Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder, students will practice many Common Core skills, including: establishing a point of view, using precise words and vocabulary, descriptive details, and sensory and figurative language to describe a Christmas memory or tradition. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
Use these 12 different Christmas activities with ANY novel, short story, or poem! All activities are evidence-based activities that are fun, challenging, and engaging for kids anywhere from fourth through twelfth grades. These activities get students to THINK, while having fun learning 🙂 CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
Get in the holiday spirit and have a Christmas Countdown in your classroom! We’ve provided you with 25 pennants to count down to the big day, which can be strung around your room or on a bulletin board for some holiday decorations! Each pennant contains a Christmas writing prompt for students to answer. We’ve also included journal pages with the prompt where students can write their responses. Simply choose which questions you like and how many days you want your countdown to be when you set up this project! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
Christmas Whiteout Poetry: Students will love creating Christmas poems using words from a variety of stories centered around the holiday! They will choose vibrant and strong words that will guide the theme of their poems and then proceed to whiteout the rest of the words that aren’t needed, resulting in unique poetry. This is always one of our students’ favorite activities, and we know it will become a favorite in your classroom as well! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
Read and analyze a holiday classic that your students are sure to enjoy! We’ve included everything you need to make this a fun and challenging unit for your class! This is a great unit to use anytime between Thanksgiving and Christmas! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD.
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We’re wishing all of you a very happy holiday season and a Merry Christmas this year! Thank you for stopping by!
Looking for more Christmas ideas for your classroom, check out last year’s Christmas Classroom Bucket List!