'Twas the day before Christmas break and you need something else to do.... There are several activities included in this packet that you can use in your study of the famous poem, Twas the Night Before Christmas, also known as A Visit from St. Nicholas, by Clement C. Moore. Included are 2 versions of the poem. The first is written using numbered lines. This could be used for partner reading, fluency, or as a way of directing students to particular lines while choral reading or discussing the poem. The second Twas the Night Before Christmas poem is typed without the numbered lines.
There is a list of suggested vocabulary for your discussion of Twas the Night Before Christmas .along with vocabulary cards and a crossword puzzle that can be used for a variety of activities of your choice. There are pages with a story flow chart, rhyming activity, simile page, a storyboard page, poetry writing activity, and a quiz that includes both multiple choice and constructed response questions.
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updated on 11/21/2016