Explore this Australian Christmas picture book by Maria Farrer and keep students engaged in the lead up to Christmas. This book study includes comprehension and reader response activities, looks at rhyme patterns and descriptive words and provides a wide range of creative and research activities.
You can also find this product as part of the Australian Christmas Book Study Bundle for Year 4-6
To use this resource you will need:
At least one copy of Santa's Aussie Holiday by Maria Farrer and Anna Walker (first published 2007)
These activities are designed for Year 4, 5 and 6 students. If you are teaching students in another year level, please check the previews to determine if it is suitable for your classroom.
This resource includes
✫ Teaching Notes
✫ Cover Page for Work Booklets or Book Title Page
✫ Comprehension and Reader Response Worksheets and Task Cards
✫ Interactive Response Questions
✫ Review Activity (with Task Cards and writing paper)
✫ Descriptive Words (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)
✫ Rhyme Patterns (Worksheet and Task Cards)
✫ Symbols of Australia (Worksheet, Interactive Notebook Activity and Task Cards)
✫ Why Is There a Crocodile? (Worksheet, Writing Paper and Task Cards)
✫ Show Santa's Holiday (Labelled Map and Unlabelled Map and Task Cards)
✫ Where Would Santa Visit Near You (Worksheet, Writing Sheet, Brochure Template and Task Cards)
✫ Create a New Holiday for Santa (Labelled Map and Unlabelled Map and Task Cards)
✫ Research Cards in colour and black and white (with Writing Paper)
✫ Write a Travel Article (Task Sheet, Writing Paper and Task Cards)
This resource is written in Australian English and available as a PDF file in A4 format, 57 pages long. It may work for classrooms in other parts of the world, but please check the preview first to see if it is suitable
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