A Visit From St. Nicholas - No prep Google Slides and PDF - Mad Lib, Word Search

Grade Levels
4th - 5th
Formats Included
  • PDF
26 pages
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Revised in 2020 to include both a PDF printable and a fully digital Google Slide!

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Your students will love learning with this traditional holiday poem, and you'll love these easy, no prep activities that will keep your students learning during the holiday season. The activities are aligned to CCSS Language and Reading standards for 4th and 5th grade.

You get:

1. A Mad Lib of Clement C. Moore's "A Visit from St. Nicholas"

2. Supports for teaching Parts of Speech.

3. A copy of the original poem.

4. A Word Search with an Answer Key

5. A simile activity with a prompt for Reading Response

Just copy and go OR assign through Google Classroom, Seesaw or another LMS. NO PREP!


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Total Pages
26 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 days
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