The first day of Hanukkah falls on a different day each year because the Jewish calendar is lunar based.
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?
It is my hope that this writing activity will be a hit in your classroom. The writing activity is based around Mrs. Santa's New Suit Writing Activity Freebie. Subject. English Language Arts, Writing-Expository, Christmas/ Chanukah/ Kwanzaa. Grade Levels. 2 nd, 3 rd, 4 th, 5 th. Resource Type.4/5(). First grade or second grade students use a writing frame to write simple clues about something in Santa's sack, creating a "What Am I?" riddle. After adding a sack/flap to the page, they draw and label a picture of what's inside, under the flap. Nov 30, · Write a letter to Santa and bring back the lost art of letter writing. Learn how to write a carefully crafted wishlist using proper letter form. Second Grade. Reading & writing. Write a Letter to Santa Claus. Activity. Write a Letter to Santa Claus (77 ratings) Write a letter to Santa and bring back the lost art of letter writing! /5(74).
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?Explore Pinning Teacher's board "Letters to Santa" on Pinterest.
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Parenting» Education trends, Your 2nd grader’s writing under Common Core Standards. Your second grader’s vocabulary and word sense are blossoming – and just in time, as writing projects this year require more detail and nuance.
by: Jessica See what second grade writing looks like. . Mrs. Pugh's Second Grade Christmas Activities Try these Christmas activity sites. Try these Christmas activity sites. Have fun!
Mrs. Pugh's favorite TV Christmas memory!! This is from YouTube. Santa regardbouddhiste.com Read The Night Before Christmas. Send an e-card. Christmas Worksheets & Puzzles. Christmas Bingo. Students complete this graphic organizer by writing about the things they see, hear, feel, taste, and smell on Christmas morning.
Here's the Christmas spelling unit for second grade. Words include: Santa, Mrs. Claus, boots, sled, bag, toys, cookie, gift, and milk. Below you'll find fun and useful lined writing paper for regardbouddhiste.com've included blank lined paper as well as graphic themes like Christmas, Valentine's Day and Halloween.
We'll be adding more writing activity sheets in the future so check back often! Nov 30, · Write a letter to Santa and bring back the lost art of letter writing.
Learn how to write a carefully crafted wishlist using proper letter form. Second Grade. Reading & writing. Write a Letter to Santa Claus. Activity. Write a Letter to Santa Claus (77 ratings) Write a letter to Santa and bring back the lost art of letter writing!