A variety of math and planning skills can be used to plan a holiday vacation.
Students will use different problem-solving strategies, and creative writing, in association with Brian Wildsmith’s song.
A simple dough that dries to create aromatic hanging ornaments. Please note that these items are not intended to be eaten, even though they smell good enough!
Reindeer are just one of many species that are well known for doing something they don’t actually do. In this lesson students do their own research about reindeer, including where they live, what their purpose is, and how they got such a lofty reputation.
The student will identify adjectives and adverbs and be able to use them correctly in a Christmas-related creative writing project.
Have your class do their own “Twelve Days of Christmas” by reading about another part of the world in the newspaper or magazines, and brainstorming Christmas gifts they would like to give to those people.
Older and younger students will work cooperatively in using listening and writing skills, and learning proper procedure for mailing letters.