Ugly Christmas Sweater: Décor and Party Invitation Writing and Design Activity

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Imagine this: You or a character of your choosing, have just been invited to attend an ugly sweater Christmas party. You will now have the opportunity to evaluate and carefully select the décor for this festive Christmas event. There are four activities included in this file. They can be used as individual Christmas writing activities or as a complete unit, as they all go hand in hand, yet offer something different in each activity.

Four Christmas writing options to choose from:
• Ugly Christmas Sweater (design and character analysis)
• Ugly Christmas Party Invitation (design and character analysis)
• Ugly Christmas Sweater Essay (detailed character analysis)
• Ugly Christmas Sweater (personal design and reflection)

With purchase of this Ugly Sweater Christmas Writing Activity, you will receive:
• Teacher instruction page
• Sweater design activity
• Invitation planning activity
• Essay analysis assignment
• Essay writing templates
• Editable rubrics

There are several activities included in this file. The first two parts of this resource require students to analyze various elements of a character (different categories are provided within the assignment). The second, more challenging, portion of this resource asks students to complete an essay about their ugly sweater. This is where the real Christmas writing portion will come into play.

While this assignment is applicable to the outlined grades, it could be used for higher or lower levels depending on the ability of your students. The design portion of the activity will be the most fun and engaging for students this Christmas season.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.


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