In this pack, whole group, small groups and independent resources are used for a thematic lesson about the Christmas holiday. Lesson plans with mini-lessons, center activities, and an interactive page are available for each week of instruction.
Week 15 Plans
This is a template for lesson plans during Christmas week of school. Pick and choose what ideas and resources work for your learners.
Christmas – Whole Group
These resources can be used during whole group instruction for a Christmas theme. They include a poem, word cards, tracing page and table sign in sheets.
Christmas Interactive Poem
Use this poem during a thematic lesson, whole group or a literacy center and have learners choose gifts that can be under the tree.
Christmas Customs Thematic Plans
Use these plans as a guide for an engaging Christmas read aloud and activities in the classroom.
Read A Wish to be a Christmas Tree and use the book provided to allow students to learn and relate to this Christmas tradition.
Read The Night the Lights Went Out on Christmas and use the book provided to allow students to learn and relate to this Christmas tradition.
Read The Jolly Christmas Postman and use the book provided to allow students to learn and relate to this Christmas tradition.
Read The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving and use the book provided to allow students to learn and relate to this Christmas tradition.
Christmas Candy Canes
Read The Perfect Christmas Mistake and use the book provided to allow students to learn and relate to this Christmas tradition.
Christmas Sensory Charts
Explore Christmas with the five senses. Complete the charts together and have learners draw and write about the holiday using their senses on the interactive page.
Christmas Predictable Chart Class Book
Use this resource to create a class book from the predictable chart created during the week.
Literacy Center | Letter Sort
Have learners sort the letters on a pocket chart by capital or lowercase.
Literacy Center | Sentence Counting
Have learners count the words in a sentence by matching Christmas manipulatives.
Literacy Center | Sight Word Write the Room
Have learners find and write the sight words they find around the room.
Math Center | Number Counting
Have learners use manipulatives to count the number on each tree.
Math Center | Number Match
Have learners match the numeral and picture on the mat and write the numeral on the lines provided..
Math Center | Number Puzzles
Have learners put the pictures in order by using the numbers on the strips.
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