Middle and High School Christmas Writing: This discounted and
growing Ho Ho Holiday Bundle includes an array of different Christmas writing activities. These activities would be especially helpful around the months of November and December in an English Language Arts classroom, so unwrap a new activity for each of your classes!
Christmas Cookie Character Analysis
• Analyze your students' critical thinking skills by having them compare and contrast a character to a Christmas cookie. Bring the fun of Christmas into your classroom, while teaching the designated outcomes in a creative way. Students will analyze a character based on a variety of factors: personality, experiences, thoughts, goals and dreams, memorable quotes, etc.
Creative Christmas Newspaper Article
• Have your students create a creative Christmas story while at the same time, learning the proper format of a newspaper article. This would be a great addition to any creative writing or a festive writing assignment around the holiday season.
Christmas Bell Ringer: Interactive Advent Calendar
• Reveal a new writing prompt each day using one of two foldable advent calendars provided. Use this activity as a countdown to Christmas, while having students complete one prompt daily up to 25 days.
Christmas Tree Character Analysis
• This assignment gives students the opportunity to evaluate a character from any short story, novel, movie or play. Students get the unique opportunity to decorate a tree filled with all kinds of things that represent their character of choice. Creativity and thought are required!
Christmas Career Project
• The North Pole is hiring! This is a fun way for students to learn basic skills and requirements for a job or career. This is also a great way to bring the Christmas spirit into the classroom while completing course requirements in a creative way.
Christmas Escape Room
• HELP! Santa accidentally locked himself in the toy workshop and he needs your help to get him out! But, before he can be freed from the workshop, you will have to successfully complete a series of tasks and challenges.
Ugly Christmas Sweater Activity
• You, or a character of your choosing, have just been invited to attend an ugly sweater Christmas party. You will now have the opportunity to evaluate and carefully select the décor for this festive Christmas event. There are four activities included in this file. They can be used as individual Christmas writing activities or as a complete unit, as they all go hand in hand, yet offer something different in each activity.
Dear Santa - Friendly Letter Writing
• This is not your typical letter to Santa, so don't worry about whether or not you have been naughty or nice this year. Take on the persona of an acquaintance of Santa, while at the same time, learning the proper format of a friendly letter.
Favorite Things (Christmas Edition)
• Oprah has her list of favorite things. Ellen has her 12 Days of Giveaways. What if you had that same platform and could share your favorite things with the world? What are a few of your favorite things? The activities included will allow students to explore and explain their favorites in detail.
December Journal Writing Prompts
• Start your class off with some engaging, creative and thought-provoking writing prompts! These December writing prompts are a great way to establish routine in your classroom. Each page includes a section for teacher evaluation/comments, and each day of the week has a different topic/theme.
Persuasive Letter to Santa
• This persuasive writing activity gives students the option to either persuade Santa to consider changing careers, or convince him to stay in his current career. Students will have fun with this activity because it allows students to be creative, while learning the tools of persuasion.
12 Days of Christmas Countdown
• This activity gives students a new way to review the classic holiday carol, The 12 Days of Christmas, while at the same time, reflecting on their school year with some fun prompts. Use this activity as a countdown to Christmas, while having students complete one prompt daily for twelve days.
Create Your Own Christmas Carol
• This Christmas carol activity allows students to easily write their own carol based on a variety of their own holiday favorites. For some added fun, have your students record their carol and present their new holiday song to the class!
Christmas Short Story Writing Flip Book
•Are you looking for a creative way to teach the elements of plot, as well as short story writing around the Christmas season? Follow the directions and prompts in the flip book and successfully write a JOLLY
short story from start to finish!
Christmas Vacation Newspaper Article
• Get ready because Cousin Eddie is on his way! Are your Christmas vacations Griswold-worthy? Have your students share their memories about their winter holiday vacations, while at the same time, learning the proper format of a newspaper article. An actual 'vacation’; however, is not required for this activity. Students can write about a past vacation or make up details about a vacation that could possibly occur over their winter holiday break.
Christmas/Holiday Essay Outline
• This holiday edition essay outline will help to make sure your students stay on track while writing and at the same time, giving students an opportunity to write about their favorite holiday memories. This easy to follow step-by-step outline ensures students follow the proper steps, while completing their essay. The last few days before the holiday break can be hectic, so keep your students on task with this print-and-go essay outline.
Christmas Figurative Language
• Use this Christmas figurative language activity to practice and promote fun and creativity in a classroom. This would be a great activity to use during the month of December or during the first few classes leading up to the Christmas holiday break.
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