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280 resources with the keyterm christmas

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Moore vs. Livingston:Who Really Wrote 'The Night Before Christmas'

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research an author and gather information that seems to support that person as author of The Night Before Christmas. They work in groups to gather the most solid evidence and they write a persuasive essay presenting their argument.
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Let's Celebrate Christmas

For Teachers K - 1st
A fun holiday lesson, this would be a perfect plan for right before the class holiday party. Begin by brainstorming everything your class already knows about Christmas, then read the book Christmas by David F. Marx. Include all of your...
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Allusion as Commentary: Richard Rive's "No Room at Solitaire"

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In Richard Rive's short story "No Room at Solitaire," based largely on the story of Jesus' birth, a poor Black couple seeks shelter at a white restaurant in apartheid-era South Africa and is turned away. Sets the stage for a fruitful...
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History of Toys and Games

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students research history of popular toys to learn when those toys were first introduced. They use measurement skills to create an accurate timeline.
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Giving Can Be Fun!

For Teachers K - 2nd
That it is better to give than receive can be a difficult concept for little ones, especially during the Christmas holiday season. A reading of Jan Brett’s, Christmas Trolls, helps children focus their attention away from what they want...
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Christmas Tree Shaped Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars think about ways in which they can spread joy during the holiday season. They create poems in the shape of a Christmas tree. Pupils use formatting tools in Microsoft Word to format the text of the poem. Students discuss...
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Ho Ho Poetry

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students read about the sights and sounds of a Las Vegas Christmas. They use words and phrases taken from articles in a recent issue of the New York Times to create a holiday-themed "found Poem."
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Crystals, Christmas, and Science

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine how different crystals are formed, observe crystals in the making, observe with a hand lens and cite the geometric qualities, and relate the necessary natural occurrences needed to create crystals.
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Find the Meaning of Christmas with Charlie Brown

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The spirit of the holidays can shine through with an exploration of A Charlie Brown Christmas and activities that focus on giving.
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Read-Alouds for the Holidays and Winter

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
These five titles will inspire creativity, research, and reflection in your classroom.
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Make and Shake a Snowglobe

For Teachers K - 5th
Students make a holiday or seasonal snow globe to give as a gift. Make it, then shake it! Students use small jars with lids. They use a glue gun or silicon glue to attach a small plastic toy to the inside of the lid. When the glue is...
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It's Almost Christmas

For Students Pre-K - K
Sheryl Crow and Elmo sing about Christmas. It's a true celebration of the holiday. Show this film to get everyone in the spirit.
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All I Want for Christmas

For Students Pre-K - K
Big Bird wants to talk to his best friend, Snuffy, but he's not around. Big Bird sings a song into Snuffy's answering machine telling him about his Christmas wish, that his best friend would come home.
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Santa's Helpers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students deliver toys to the correct houses (locations in the gym) in order to be the first team to effectively distribute all of Santa's toys for him.
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Hungry Holidays for Bella and Rosie

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students explore independent reading strategies. In this guided reading lesson, students share prior knowledge about Thanksgiving and Christmas and then independently read Hungry Holidays for Bella and Rosie. Students answer...
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Vocabulary Review #7 - Christmas

For Students 4th - 5th
In this vocabulary review #7 - Christmas worksheet, students interactively complete 10 sentences about Christmas by selecting the correct phrase with immediate online feedback.
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Christmas Complete The Paragraph Puzzle

For Students 1st - 2nd
In this Christmas complete the paragraph puzzle learning exercise, students write in six missing words from the word list at the bottom of the page to complete the paragraph, with more puzzles and answers available online.
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Spelling Puzzle for Christmas

For Students K - 2nd
In this spelling puzzle for Christmas worksheet, students read the clue, then color the letters to spell the answer, and write the answer word on the line.
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Christmas Rhymes

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this rhyming worksheet, students answer questions related to Christmas by the way of rhyming words. Students answer 16 questions.
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Gingerbread Man Connect the Dots

For Students K - 3rd
In this connect the dots worksheet, students start at the dot next to the letter a and connect the dots to the next letter in the alphabet. The final picture is of a gingerbread man.
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Christmas Word Puzzle- 4 Letter Words

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this holiday language arts worksheet, students read short clues and fit four letter word answers into the puzzle grids. There will be a secret message revealed on this Christmas theme worksheet.
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Here is Santa

For Students K - 1st
In this holiday reading worksheet, students learn the sight word "here" by making a book about Santa. Students staple the 8 pages, color and read the book which has the repetitious pattern of "Here is my list," "Here is my ___."
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What is Your Favorite Christmas Light Color? Bar Graph Recording Sheet

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this opinion bar graph worksheet, students receive a number and record their preference of Christmas light color in the worksheet. They examine the colored boxes at the bottom of the page to make their choice. There are no directions...
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What Is At the Top of Your Christmas Tree? Bar Graph Recording Sheet

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Christmas bar graph recording worksheet, students receive a number and record what is placed at the top of their Christmas tree. They chose between a star, a gingerbread man, an angel, a finial, a cross or a Santa figure. There...