Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas

Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas
Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas
Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas
Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas
Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas
Library Center - The Night Santa Got Lost : How NORAD Saved Christmas
Grade Levels
Product Rating
File Type

Compressed Zip File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

553 KB|8 pages
Share
Product Description

Here's a library center for 3rd, 4th, an 5th grade students. The resource contains a few simple activities for students to work on independently in a library center after they read the featured book. (The book is not included. :) One activity involves a template (in color and in black/white) for writing a Christmas thank you letter to an active member of our Armed Forces, or to a veteran. Another is a word search with military- and Christmas-themed words from the story. Within the resource, three other books are described that would be great choices to include in this center. There is also a website listed for students to explore while learning more about NORAD's "Santa Tracking" service on Christmas Eve. This website has information about how Santa is tracked as well as video clips and games about the military's NORAD program.

Background Information: Did you know that every Christmas Eve, an estimated 6000 kids and adults (per hour!) track Santa on the “NORAD Santa Tracker?" Over 1,500 American and Canadian military volunteers man the phones each Christmas Eve to answer questions from curious children who call 1-877-HiNorad.

(FYI -- NORAD stands for North American Aerospace Defense Command.” The letters don't match the acronym but that's what it stands for today. They changed the name years ago, but decided to keep the same acronym.)

In the featured book, NORAD is busy tracking Santa, as always, to make sure no harm comes his way. Suddenly, everyone is startled to discover that Santa has disappeared from the radar screen! Quickly, all hands are on deck as soldiers scramble to find Santa and save Christmas! 

Follow That Library Girl to hear about new resources, updates, freebies, and sales!

Did You Know You Can Receive FREE Resources by Earning TpT Credits! It’s easy!

- Login to TpT and click your username at the top.

- Find the “BUY” heading and click on your “MY PURCHASES” link.

- Under each purchase listing, find the “PROVIDE FEEDBACK” link.

- Click through the rating buttons and leave a quick, helpful comment.

- Each time you leave feedback, you'll earn one TpT credit.

- Earning 20 credits rolls over into a $1 credit to spend in any TpT store!

Thank you for taking time to offer resource feedback! I appreciate it so much! :)

Total Pages
8 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
Report this Resource
Loading...
$2.00
Digital Download
More products from That Library Girl
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Product Thumbnail
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign Up