This engaging activity puts a fun spin on identifying the concepts of characters, setting, plot, and theme! It would also make for a great holiday-time activity!
I split this activity into two days.
Day 1- Students read the short story "Holiday Lights at the Henderson House". Then students complete a worksheet to identify the plot elements. (This plot diagram will eventually form the roof of the house in the craftivity.)
Day 2- Students complete the craftivity by following the student-friendly directions that the teacher can place under the doc camera. (This involves incorporating the theme, characters, and setting to their craftivity as well.)
This product also includes detailed instructions (with photos!!) for your students to follow. It also includes a teacher instruction page that lists the exact materials you need to prepare for this craftivity.
**IMPORTANT NOTE: Pages 2-3 of the story are included in the preview for potential buyers to determine if the text is at an appropriate reading level for their students.
This item is also one of the featured craftivities in my December Craftivity BUNDLE
Check out my Readers' Theater scripts that includes this story in a Readers' Theater format! Christmas Readers’ Theater BUNDLE: set of three holiday scripts
If you are looking for other PLOT products, check out my
Plot BUNDLE (includes PowerPoint, craftivities, foldables, and task cards)
Feel free to check out my other Christmas/Holiday products:
Christmas Readers’ Theater BUNDLE: set of three holiday scripts
Revising and Editing Christmas Craftivity: Santa’s Writing Workshop
Winter Main Idea Craftivity
Christmas Traditions Around the World: EIGHT Partner Plays for grades 4-5
Christmas Traditions Around the World (grades 2-3)
Greek and Latin Roots Holiday Craftivity
Character Trait Christmas Craftivity: Elf and Self Portraits
A Holiday Flipbook: My Family Traditions (includes non-holiday options)
Let's Make S'more Inferences with S'more Cocoa
Christmas Worksheet Packet (grades 3-4): Synonyms, Antonyms, Prefixes, Suffixes, Parts of Speech
December Worksheet Test Prep Packet: Main Idea, Context Clues, Author’s Purpose
Gingerbread House Persuasive Writing and Craftivity Project
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