This 90 minute lesson teaches beginning ESL students 25 Christmas symbols with an emphasis on spelling and the silent "gh" word family. The plan includes 2 corresponding handouts and a Christmas Symbols Puzzle. To use this lesson plan, you will need to download a free Christmas Alphabetics PowerPoint presentation available on Teachers Pay Teachers. Find it by searching under Christmas, Adult Education, Free. There are also 2 free word searches available to download. You will see them once you have located the PowerPoint presentation. Suggested extension activities help you turn this lesson into a week's worth of Christmas fun.