Mexican Version of The Night Before Christmas (Middle, Language)
Students read a poem aloud called the "Mexican Version of the Night Before Christmas. They enact the scenes of the poem. They discuss variations of this poem both in English and Spanish.
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"Twas the Night Before Christmas": Retelling Through Thinking Maps
Second graders use sequencing skills to retell a story. In this story retelling lesson, 2nd graders read "Twas the Night Before Christmas" and use educational software to create thinking maps to tell the story in the their own words.
2nd English Language Arts
Descriptive Prompt: Precise Language
Incorporate sensory details into a piece of descriptive writing. First, elementary and middle schoolers improve a piece of writing by using precise, vivid language, as well as appropriate word choice. They then listen to a variety of...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
'Twas the Night Before Christmas Fill-Them-in Tale
In this language arts worksheet, students fill in missing words to create their own version of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas." There are 20 blanks for students to fill in according to the part of speech specified: noun, verb or...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History