Hopefully we will all have a smooth transition back to school in January! Start with the easy stuff. Plan your outfit- for me that involves conquering a mountain of laundry so all the better to start now!
Journals are a wonderful tool for students to explore the creative recesses of their minds, and to work out their thoughts and get them down on paper.
Students who journal are likely to express their ideas in more innovative ways and to develop better writing skills in all areas of their education. The holiday season is a fun time to mix up elementary writing practices with some Christmas-themed writing ideas. The journal prompts and writing ideas listed below range from the imaginative ideas of Santa and his reindeer to the nostalgic reflections on their own family traditions.
They are sure to put your students in a festive mood. I made a video about 25 Innovative Journaling Ideas for Kids. Does your family put presents under the tree throughout December or on Christmas Eve? My favorite Christmas song Write a story about the other reindeer besides Rudolph What do you like to get in your stocking?
Would you rather go sledding or skiing? Describe the taste of candy canes My favorite part of Christmas Does your family leave milk and cookies for Santa? When it snows on Christmas Do you put an angel or a star on your tree?
My favorite Christmas goodies to bake Is it more fun to give or receive gifts? Hearing jingle bells on your rooftop Have you ever had a Secret Santa? Your favorite Christmas ornament The gingerbread man who came to life What if there was an abominable snowman? The best snowball fight ever Where could you and Frosty the Snowman go?
What family traditions will you keep for your family when you get older? Would you rather be an elf or a reindeer? The funniest Christmas joke I ever heard Does your family ever go caroling? Describe the feeling of snow inside your boots When does your family give each other presents?
My favorite thing about winter Five things I could do to help someone less fortunate on Christmas Do you have any friends that celebrate Hanukkah or Kwanzaa? Would you rather be in a Christmas play or a Christmas concert? How many people do you buy presents for on Christmas?
Fun Christmas crafts to make How does your family decorate your house for Christmas? The best thing to do on Christmas day Have you been naughty or nice this year?
Would you like to have extra snow days if it meant you had more days at the end of the year? What would happen if Santa got sick on Christmas? If you were a Christmas tree, how would you want to be decorated?
Do you dream of having a white Christmas?Start with some simple post-break activities that help students get back into the rhythm of learning. Have students recap their breaks by hosting a 'show & tell' or creating writing prompts that. Fun Writing Prompts Christmas writing prompts Teaching writing Writing Workshop Writing Activities Classroom Activities Writing ideas Classroom Ideas Writing lessons Forward This fun writing prompt is a great activity for students as the days are winding down towards winter break.
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Discover 50+ fun and easy after school Christmas activities and crafts for kids that sneak in learning too. Christmas Writing Prompts and Crafts Take time over the holiday break do create some special memories with this Christmas Activities for your child.
After a long break: A one-to-one lesson format by Lindsay Clandfield Getting back into the groove of teaching and learning after a long break (like a. The two main activities we did were this Christmas Break Reflection form from Rachel Lamb.
This was very helpful to get them thinking and talking about different aspects of their break. This was very helpful to get them thinking and talking about different aspects of their break.