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282 resources with the keyterm christmas

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Christianity--Christmas

For Students 8th - 11th
In this Christianity instructional activity, students study what the birth of Jesus means for Christians today. Students read and interpret five bible verses explaining this phenomenon.
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The Trafalgar Square Christmas Tree

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this language arts worksheet, students listen to a podcast about Trafalgar Square in London. They fill in the gaps on a cloze activity. Students match 7 adjectives with their subjects. They answer 8 comprehension questions.
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Words in a Word

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this holiday vocabulary game, learners create words using the letters in "Merry Christmas." Students cut out letter cards and use them to make words to fit the 15 clues. Example: Bashful--- shy.
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Different Ways We Celebrate

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine a variety of ways that families celebrate winter holidays. They complete a graphic organizer comparing Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, and write a five-sentence paragraph about one of the holidays discussed. Students...
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Around the World With Santa Claus

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover Christmas customs from different countries around the world. Each small group is assigned a different country to research. They create a puppet show to display their knowledge of Christmas customs and locate specific...
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Winter Holidays Around the World

For Teachers 2nd
How much do you know about the holidays around the world? Second graders put their knowledge to the test with a 14-day lesson about global celebrations. They read informational text, employ KWL charts, and compare and contrast the many...
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Christmas Tree Shaped Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners 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 ways...
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Celebrating Our Cultures

For Teachers 1st
First graders construct a Venn diagram, using KidsPiration, including at least one similarity and two differences between their own and others' family customs and traditions. They read the story, "Too Many Tamales" by Gary Soto and use...
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Unwrapping Reading

For Teachers K - 5th
Guest readers rip off the holiday wrapping paper and read aloud the book inside! The teacher prepares for the activity by wrapping a variety of books in wrapping paper. Guest readers are invited to unwrap a book and read aloud to the class.
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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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December Holidays:Create A Comparison Chart

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How are Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa, Las Posadas, and Ramadan similar? How are they different? Learners research the different December holiday celebrations around the world and compare the dates, symbols, countries, foods, and stories...
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Santa's Helpers

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners 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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World Celebrations-Focus on Christmas around the World

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders, in groups, research Christmas celebrations in countries from around the world. They follow guidelines to create PowerPoint presentations with their findings.
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T'was the Night Before Christmas (Poem)

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students read the poem T'was the Night Before Christmas, and then partner with another student to complete a poem of their own based on the original. The new poem has missing words and students fill in the missing parts of speech like a...
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Dear Santa Claus

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars watch the video Santa Claus is Coming to Town and create letters asking questions to Santa Claus. Other students answer the letters of their classmates.
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Smells Like Christmas, Exploring the Nose

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners discover that the sense of smell helps us to enjoy life and explore unsafe conditions. They smell Christmas by making gingerbread ornaments.
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Sounds Like Christmas, Exploring Hearing

For Teachers K - 1st
Young scholars see that the sense of hearing helps us learn from each other through communication. Also, students explain that sound can produce patterns. They engage in a wide variety of activities that focus on the sense of hearing.
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'Twasn't the Night Before Christmas

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Learners describe the elements that make up particular writers' styles. Small groups then choose an author, write something in his or her style, and invite other groups to play 'literary detective' in identifying whose style they have...
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Crystals, Christmas, and Science

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students 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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Christmas in Other Countries: A Venn Diagramming Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students diagram similarities and differences in Christmas celebrations around the world, and compare and contrast their celebration of Christmas with the celebrations of others.
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Holiday Market Basket Information

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice with calculation of a price index using a fictitious market basket. They apply higher level problem-solving skills and develop an awareness of multicultural holiday rituals.
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Christmas Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars explore Christmas celebrations in different countries. They create presentations giving information about Christmas celebrations in different countries. They compare and contrast traditional Christmas celebrations around...
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Tissue Paper Bows

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners create holiday gift bows using tissue paper. They demonstrate creativity in making holiday bows using tissue paper. They demonstrate the ability to follow directions.
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The Christmas Countdown!

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Combine an exploration of Christmas with a review of basic counting. Learners count to twelve using visuals relating to the holiday. As a follow-up activity, you could have your class create their own counting books and illustrate the...