Grade Levels: K - 8
- Students will create a holiday poem.
- Paper, pencil
- Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa. Print these words vertically on the chalkboard.
- Have students work with a study buddy to create a
greeting, a sentence, or a poem using the first letter as the beginning of the
phrase. (Note: Hanukkah can also be spelled as Hanukah, Hanukka, or
Have holiday books handy so that students can locate words in them. For example:
Ice and snow.
Santa is coming
Shouts of joy!
Kids are all dressed up.
We are sharing
And making promises.
Now is a good day.
Zap! goes the match
And another candle glows.
All is well for we are together.
All the family is here.
Now is the time to light the candle.
Uncle Carl is humming
Kisses and hugs, and good food
All is right!
Hearts are glad!
Excerpted from Let's Read.
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