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Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)

Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts (Grades 7, 8, 9, 10)
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Writing Task Cards: Winter Holiday Writing Prompts

Common Core Aligned

My holiday gift to you . . . 12 days of writing prompts! These writing task cards are unique because they provide a bit of background information about each holiday, so they can be a teaching tool as well as a writing tool! Pique your students curiosity about traditions around the globe and give them the gift of a broader worldview by using these writing prompts to introduce them to the beauty and diversity of cultures around the world!

Description:

12 task cards, each containing a thoughtful, creative, and FUN writing prompt that commemorates winter holidays around the world, including:

Hanukkah

St. Nicholas Day

Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Winter Solstice

Festivus

Christmas

Boxing Day

Kwanzaa

Ramadan

Omisoka

New Year's Eve

Use Writing Prompts as Warm-Up Work, Bell Ringers, Class Enders, or for Writer’s Workshop!

Purpose:

Writing Prompts are used to . . .

Activate prior knowledge

Help students make personal connections

Promote reflection

Foster critical thinking

Prepare students for discussion

Increase background knowledge and broaden worldviews

Reinforce vocabulary

Informally assess student knowledge about a given topic

Increase engagement in Think-Pair-Share activities

This 10-page product includes:

12 Task Cards containing 12 original writing prompts

Learning Objectives

Common Core State Standards

These 12 prompts are excerpted from:

Writing Task Cards: December

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© 2012 (to present) Literary Sherri. All rights reserved by author. These materials are intended for personal use by one classroom teacher only. Printing and/or copying for more than one teacher is prohibited unless and until additional licenses have been purchased.

You're welcome to place this file on your own password-protected Learning Management System (LMS) or school intranet server, such as Canvas, Blackboard, or Google Drive, for access by your students only. However, if other teachers have access to the resource, the purchase of either additional licenses or a school-wide license is required.

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