Holiday Writing Activity

Grade Levels
2nd - 5th, Homeschool
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8 pages
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Looking for a fun way to reconnect with your students after a holiday break? Well, look no further - this writing activity is the just-right thing for you! This writing prompt asks students to share about their vacations in a succinct way - and gives them practice with the writing process.

Packet Includes:

  • Graphic Organizer
  • Writing page: Rough Draft
  • Revising/Peer-Editing Checklists (2)
  • Writing page: Final Draft
  • Writing page (with box for illustration)

Classroom Use ideas:

  • Day 1: The students will brainstorm ideas and fill in the graphic organizer
  • Day 2: Rough draft – using the information in the graphic organizer, they will write a short essay about the highlights of their holiday.
  • Day 3: Revision/Peer-editing day
  • Day 4: Final draft writing day

This can be presented and/or posted on a bulletin board entitled “My Holiday Re-Cap”

Resources created by Jessica Lawler

Joy in the Journey

Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
4 days
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