Christmas Activities Elf the Movie for Inference Skills, Schema, Video Clips

Danielle Knight
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Students in middle school and high school will love this fun holiday activity perfect for your busy December lessons! Elf The Movie, English Language Arts Inference Skills Activities, Video Clips, Notes, and Answer Key will get them to laugh.

December 5, 2021: ALL THE LINKS WORK. IF, you are having trouble accessing the Youtube links, the issue is on your end, within your school's firewall settings. The links and videos all work. Please work with your tech admin to get the links approved to use in your network.

English language arts Students like to be entertained while they learn!

Introduce English language arts students to the concepts of schema, inference skills, questioning, and generalizations. This English language arts lesson can be used prior to teaching longer, more complex short stories, poems, viewing films, creative writing, novel studies.

Includes: PDF File

★Presentation for the smart board or projector

★Active links to “Elf the Movie” scenes compilation (5:24) and an extended compilation around 9 minutes long.

★Inference activity handouts

★Generalization Statement handout

★Answer key

★Spotlight on Buddy the Elf

★Background notes for the film

File has a clickable embedded links to the movie clips on YouTube. You don't have to watch the entire film to have success with this product. Just use the clips provided. Enjoy watching it with your students (ALL video clips are highly appropriate and fun for English language arts 6-12 grade). --but you know your students best, and I recommend being familiar with the film.

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Total Pages
11 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
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