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Christmas and Hanukkah

Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
Christmas and Hanukkah
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The holidays are here! December is the perfect time to teach your students about Christmas and Hanukkah. I like to cover both celebrations with my students to help them understand the various customs and traditions that go on during this time of year.

This unit includes a variety of activities that can be used to teach your students about Christmas and Hanukkah. It integrates Social Studies and Language Arts, and also includes a few fun extras.

These materials can easily be used with various books you may already share with your students during this time of year, but I have included a suggested reading list.

The following materials are included in this download:

-Suggested Book/Reading List
*Christmas*
-Contents/suggestions for use
-Merry Mingle (Christmas facts)
-Christmas Gallery Walk (students respond to poster prompts)
-Christmas Around the World mini book (United States, Mexico, Italy, Germany, England)
-Christmas Around the World Fact Organizer
-Christmas Around the World Comprehension Questions (questions are based on the included mini book)
-Christmas Around the World Constructed Response (students use the included mini book to respond to a key question)
-Christmas Circle Map
-Christmas Venn Diagram
-The 12 Facts of Christmas Chain (paper chain activity)
-Three Truths and a Lie (students write three truths and one lie about Christmas)
-Two different paragraph organizers (for Christmas writing prompts)
-Christmas writing prompt (informative writing; two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-My Holiday Traditions (narrative writing; two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-The Best Thing About Christmas (opinion writing; two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-Blank Writing Prompt (two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular line
-Take Home Tree Project (students decorate the provided tree template at home)
-Santa Cinquain

*Hanukkah*
-Contents/suggestions for use
-Hanukkah article
-Hanukkah Comprehension Questions (questions are based on the included article)
-Hanukkah Constructed Response (students use the article to respond to a key question)
-Hanukkah Circle Map
-Hanukkah/Christmas Venn Diagram
-My Hanukkah Dictionary (students create a dictionary of Hanukkah terms)
-Three Truths and a Lie (students write three truths and one lie about Hanukkah)
-Two different paragraph organizers (for Hanukkah writing prompts)
-Hanukkah writing prompt (informative writing; two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-The Magic Dreidel (narrative writing; two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-Do You Like Latkes? (opinion writing; two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-Blank Writing Prompt (two lined versions included: handwriting lines and regular lines)
-Dreidel Cinquain
-Design a Menorah
-Dreidel Game (directions and scoreboards)
-Holiday Traditions Sort (students sort traditions by holiday)
-Holiday Parts of Speech Sort (students sort Christmas and Hanukkah nouns, verbs, and adjectives)
-Peppermint Play-Doh Recipe cards (suggested student gift, or make it in class)
-Gift Tags (color and black/white versions)

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117 pages
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