"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity

"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
"Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" Inspiring Christmas Reading and Activity
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Looking to create a beautiful holiday tradition in your classroom?

Introduce kids to this beautifully written perspective on the existence of Santa and the meaning of Christmas. A lovely opportunity to discuss the meaning of holiday spirit with students.

Beautifully formatted as a gift to your students.

This is a great "day before the holiday" activity.

This resource is a 9 page document, two pages are background provided for the teacher's introduction.

Included is the text of the article "Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus."

Activities include:

• 10 reading check questions,

• 6 vocab words extracted from the article and set in a chart that requires

definitions based on context clues and original sentences,

• 10 higher-order thinking questions,

• an acrostic requiring the listing of concepts associated with the holiday season,

• and an "exit ticket" requiring summary of the article.

There are 4 graphics including one of the original article.

This is a lovely activity for kids who may have become a bit jaded and

too cool for Santa.

Seasonal and Holiday Resource Store

Enjoy and Merry Christmas!

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Total Pages
9 pages
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
55 minutes
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