Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)

Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Clause: Interactive Lesson (Grades 7, 8, 9)
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Focus on the spirit of the season with 6 engaging activities and everything else needed to teach non-fiction texts based on The New York Sun's 1897 editorial "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus."

This lesson includes thoughtful and meaningful activities that can be integrated in December even with students who do not celebrate Christmas!

This 22-page product contains:
-Full text of “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” in easy-to-read font

-6 Activities including pre-reading and numerous post-reading activities

-A study of "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" as rhetoric, with a persuasive writing activity

-A study of "Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus" as a cultural icon, with analysis activities

-Links to additional free resources, including a radio interview with Virginia O'Hanlon, links to photos and documents, and a short animated film version of the story

-An 8-foldable book with critical thinking questions

-Unique writing prompts for “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” with 3 rubrics

-Directions for assembling foldable books

-Learning Objectives and Common Core State Standards

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