This Christmas Holiday Writing Workshop unit is designed to teach students the many types of and purposes for writing! In 20 days of writer's workshop lessons your students will write daily in a Christmas Journal, and will write a Christmas list, a letter to Santa, thank you postcards, a gingerbread descriptive narrative and a fictional story, an opinion piece, a holiday recipe, an "All About" book and a "How-to book. This unit includes 20 days of complete Writer's Workshop lesson plans and culminates in a Writer's Celebration/Holiday Party. To ensure you have everything you need to teach the unit I've included Santa letter, postcard, gingerbread man, recipe, class recipe book cover and how-to book templates. There are also 2 student pre-writing planning graphic organizers and 2 parent letter templates for the teacher. There are 8 grading rubrics, a student Christmas Journal and essential vocabulary posters with the unit. In all there are 50 pages of lessons and supporting materials to teach this fun holiday unit!