Are you looking for an assignment that combines the Christmas holiday theme with research, writing, and compare and contrast standards that need covered and practiced? You are in the right place! Students will research the United States Christmas traditions and history along with one other country of their choice. They will use provided website sources if needed, find similarities and differences while researching to put on their venn diagram, use their research to fill in the outline provided for the two paragraph essay writing, annotate rough drafts with an editing/highlighting list of requirements and key, follow the rubric guidelines for project expectations, analyze stellar writing models of compare and contrast essays, and put their essay together on a mini poster with Christmas, holiday, and country themes!
Websites for research
Venn Diagram graphic organizer
Two paragraph essay outline
Detailed Rubric for essay and project
Three Compare and Contrast student essay models for analyzing