Christmas Writing Center Activities

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Are you looking for writing activities to use during a Christmas unit? The Christmas Writing Center contains 12 writing activities and other support materials.

Included in this package of materials are templates for:

- books,
- cards,
- diaries,
- fact books,
- journals,
- letters,
- lists,
- poems,
- posters,
- recipes, and
- stories.

In addition, a set of posters, activity cards, and a writing tic-tac-toe board are included to provide the different writing options. Word wall cards, a word bank poster, and a word list bookmark are also a part of this package.

Writing Center Activities

There are twelve activities included in this package of materials. All activities are provided in colour and in black/white and have both primary and regular writing lines.

Write a Book

Two different book templates are included in this package of materials. Students can write a book about Christmas.

Make a Card

Students can use one of the three provided card templates to make a card for someone they know. On the back of the card is a place for students to print their name.

Keep a Diary

Another option for students in the Christmas writing center is to keep a diary. Each day, students can make a diary entry from the point of view of an elf or Santa …. or they can keep a record of the Christmas activities they participate in … or their Christmas memories..

Write a Fact Book

Some students may want to record what they know about Christmas. They can write these ideas in their fact book.

Keep a Journal

Another option for students is to keep a journal. Students can make entries in their journal on a daily basis. Provide students with journal prompts … or let them think of their own ideas.

Write a Letter

A draft and final copy template is provided for writing a letter. Students can compose first compose a draft copy and later write a final copy. Templates for both one and two page letters are included.

Make a List

There are nine list templates that students can use to make a list related to Christmas. In addition, a blank template is included for students to create their own list.

Compose a Poem

Six different acrostic poems are included. Students choose the poem that interests them and write words or phrases that start with each letter of their poem. They can then draw a picture in the space provided.

Write a Postcard

Another writing activity that students might choose is the postcard activity. Students can write and address their postcard to a friend or relative. A blank postcard is provided so students can draw their own picture if they would like.

Make a Poster

Students can make a poster that illustrates a new Christmas symbol of their choosing. Students use the prompts provided to complete the poster.

Write a Recipe

Another activity students may choose is to write a recipe. Students list their ingredients and the recipe directions on the provided template.

Write a Story

A variety of different writing papers are included for students to use to write a story. Students can use one or more of the papers in their stories.

Activity Choices

There are three different ways to show students the choices they have in the writing center. Hang the full page posters on a wall for students to reference or use the smaller cards on a bulletin board. A writing tic-tac-toe board is also included that students can refer to when choosing a writing activity. You can also decide if students need to complete specific writing activities.

Writing Checklist Bookmarks

There are five different choices of bookmarks included in this package of materials. Give each student the bookmark that matches his/her learning needs. Four of the bookmarks have question prompts. The last bookmark is blank for you to customize if needed.

Christmas Words

Various Christmas words are provided in four different formats to support your students with their writing. Use the set of large word cards on a word wall. Students can reference the word wall to help them with their spelling. The second format is individual word cards. Provide each student with a set of word cards to help them develop their Christmas sight vocabulary. The third format is a poster of related Christmas words that could be placed in the writing center. The last format is a set of bookmarks that students could include in their writing folders to use when completing the different writing projects.

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Other Related Products:

Christmas Symbols: Tiered Math and Literacy Activities.

Christmas Journal: 25 Journal Writing Prompts.

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Christmas Writing Center Activities
Christmas Writing Center Activities
Christmas Writing Center Activities
Christmas Writing Center Activities