Christmas Reading Bundle–Christmas Literacy Centers, Christmas ELA Activities

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3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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    This No Prep Christmas ELA bundle is a great way to make sure your students are still learning during this crazy time of year! It includes of 5 of my no prep, Christmas themed reading and writing resources. Students will practice their reading comprehension, reading fluency, oral language skills, writing skills, categorizing skills, and more.

    This resource is ideal 3rd grade students, but makes a great Christmas review for 2nd and 4th grade students as well!

    Save more than 20% when you buy this bundle!

    The no prep Xmas activities included in this resource are:

    Christmas Reading Fun

    Use popular Christmas songs to review various reading skills! Students use the lyrics to the Christmas songs "Jingle Bells," "Up on the Housetop, and "Jolly Old Saint Nicholas" to answer reading phonics and comprehension questions, and then use 5 of the words from the Christmas song to create their own winter story!

    Snowman Descriptive Writing Activity

    Students secretly create their own snowman and write a matching description of their snowman. Then, the classes snowmen are placed on display while students read their descriptions. If they use enough good details, the class should be able to figure out which snowman was theirs, just based on the description!

    This resource includes a descriptive writing mini lesson as well as scaffolded pages to help walk your students through the writing process as they write a descriptive essay about their snowman.

    Christmas Ready to Use Activities

    \This resource contains 8 easy-to-use activities to help students celebrate Christmas and practice different literacy skills. These are great for time fillers, for a Christmas packet, or for early finishers. The no prep Christmas activities include:

    • a Christmas acrostic poem
    • a Find Somebody Who Activity
    • a Christmas themed word search
    • an A-Z Word Activity
    • an activity that helps partners compare and contrast how they will spend Christmas
    • a writing activity
    • a making words activity
    • a Find the Fib team builder

    Grouping Words - A Christmas Center

    This no prep Christmas center is a fun way to practice an often overlooked skill while celebrating the holidays! Students will sort through a variety of Christmas and winter words, and then group then based on how they are related.

    This categorizing activity is also a great introduction to main idea, as it helps students practice distinguishing between details and a main topic.

    There are 3 categorizing activities that can be used for a Christmas reading center.

    December Morning Meeting Questions and Writing Prompts

    This low prep December resource is an easy way to make sure you are continuing to promote a positive classroom environment even through the holiday season! There are 24 fun, December-themed questions that make great morning meeting questions or team builders. As students ask each other questions and get to know each other better, they find out ways they are similar. This helps build trust and a welcoming classroom community.

    These cards present an excellent opportunity for students to practice speaking and listening to each other while also promoting a safe classroom environment and team building. Or, use some of the questions as writing prompts (writing paper included) for a no prep December writing assignment!

    Some of the questions cover popular December themes like Santa, reindeer, Christmas trees, holiday food, winter, candy canes and more. There are also other, lesser known December themes included.

    Kalena Baker, Teaching Made Practical

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