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! Pack your teacher bag.
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? What would Jack Frost do if he lived in Hawaii? Does snow falling have a sound? What if Rudolph had a green nose?
Or, would it light up to be green and red? The best Christmas light display The best time to listen to Christmas music How tall do you think elves are? Your favorite Christmas or holiday special If I could give a Christmas gift to the world, it would be… What do you do on Christmas vacation?
The best way to decorate a gingerbread house My favorite Christmas memory Describe the taste of hot chocolate What kind of technology should Santa use in his sleigh?
Who wraps the presents in your house? What do you like to do on snow days? Have you ever looked for the place where your parents hide Christmas presents? Finding a big surprise under the tree I hope you enjoy this list of compelling Christmas elementary writing journal prompts, and the creative connections your students will make by using them!Teach with the Grinch before Christmas break.
Here are 15 Grinch lesson plans, ideas, printables and resources to teach with the Grinch in your schwenkreis.com breaking down the story in a graphic organizer to making a Grinch day (or week) you’ll find fun and helpful resources from these fantastic teachers. Creative Writing Prompts A creative and calm activity to get your energetic students back into the grind is to have them write about what they did and received over break.
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4 Winter Break Homework Packet-Grade 4 Prince George’s County Public Schools STUDENT RESPONSES AND THE MSA READING RUBRIC Writing is a performance activity that allows students to reflect and elaborate on how. As crazy as the time leading up to Christmas break is, it’s easy to let the break slip away without having the fun and accomplishing the not so fun things that you'd planned.
While not necessarily a "break" for parents, this is your holiday season too. Fourth grade Christmas worksheets and printables are perfect for kids who want to draw, read, and write their way to an educational holiday. Help your child exercise his knowledge of parts of speech, geometry, and vocabulary with these fourth grade Christmas worksheets.