Jokes of the Day
Common Core Aligned
What does the gingerbread man put on his bed? (Cookie Sheets!)
My holiday gift to you . . . a compilation of 35 Winter and Holiday-themed jokes to tell your students during the month of December!
Why tell jokes in class?
Jokes teach our students to play with words, which strengthens their writing.
Jokes help teach figurative language, such as idioms and metaphors.
Jokes help teach homonyms.
Joke-telling promotes language development.
Joke-telling promotes listening skills.
Figuring out jokes promotes metacognition and critical thinking.
It’s a great way to integrate other disciplines with literacy!
It builds positive rapport between teachers and students!
It builds a positive learning environment!
This 4-page product includes:
-35 holiday and winter-themed jokes
-Common Core State Standards (Yes! Jokes align with CCSS!)
Save yourself hours of searching through endless websites and joke books for school-appropriate jokes by using this resource!
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, a compilation of 405 school-appropriate jokes for the entire year, arranged by season!
Find 50 great holiday and winter freebies designed especially for 7th-12th grade teachers here: 2013 Winter Holidays Tips and Freebies: Grades 7-12 Edition
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