This weekend December arrived and along with it some snow. A lot of snow, actually! We also put up our Christmas tree and decorated the house.
At this time of year in the classroom, I love to capitalize on the excitement of the season.
- It’s time to introduce transformation stories using How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss and The Crippled Lamb by Max Lucado. After exploring these books, students can write their own transformation stories.
- It’s time to share Christmas poetry such as ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore.
- It’s also time to have students write recipes. Find a picture of a non-bake Christmas treat; students have to list the ingredients and write the steps to create the treat!
Happy reading… happy writing!