Partner this activity with almost any holiday read aloud.
This FUN freebie asks your students to consider holiday wishes for themselves, family, classmates, community and the world. Wishes can include things AND ideas - forcing students to think more critically.
Each student is asked to illustrate and caption the wish he/she determines is MOST important. Tough decision.
Encourage students to discuss and debate their responses.
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