This download is a new Christmas edition to the History of Holiday packets. It includes passages on the history of favorite Christmas symbols, including the Christmas tree, Santa Claus, Candy Canes, Peppermint, Christmas Carols, and Gingebread Men. These passages are more difficult that the other history packets and are intended for upper elementary students and middle school. The download includes:
-The History of the Christmas Trees: Read the passage to your students to teach them about the history behind Christmas Trees
-The History of Santa Claus: Read the passage to your students to teach them about the history behind Santa.
-The History of Christmas Symbols (Gingerbread, Candy Candy, Carolers, & Stockings): Read the passages to your students to teach them about the history behind these symbols.
-Christmas Characters/Symbols: Match up the common characters/symbols in a matching game, or use them to learn new vocabulary!
-Christmas Bingo: Practice Christmas Story vocabulary or inferencing with this game!
-Preposition Background page and pictures: Use to work on prepositions, following directions, or story retell.
-Compare & Contrast Venn Diagrams: Compare Christmas with other holidays and more. A blank Venn Diagram is also included.
-5 Writing Pages: Work on writing with these writing prompts and illustrated blank writing page.
-Description Webs: Describe Christmas Story Characters/Symbols
-Adaptable Speech Sound Worksheets: Carry over your history lesson into speech…perfect for take-home practice! Also good for write-the-room and sight words1
-Coloring Page: Color a picture of the First Christmas for reinforcement, following directions, etc.
-Circle Reinforcer Pages: Have the students color or cover the dots when they say their words correctly or answer questions.
-Open-ended board game: Play as a reinforcer or just for fun!
***Be sure to check out the other Holiday History packets and the money saving Holiday History Bundle!***
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