This math and ELA unit was created around building and designing Gingerbread houses made from graham crackers. Students build their own house and decorate it with candy. Based on their experience and knowledge they will complete math and writing assignments that revolve around their own gingerbread house. This unit is related and/or adaptable to 4th, 5th, & 6th grade common core standards. Examples of student Gingerbread houses and directions are provided in this unit. This is a fun unit for the Christmas and Holiday season.