What would you celebrate? Invent a December Holiday After sharing and learning about the holiday traditions your students enjoy during winter, invite them to research how holidays are celebrated around the world.
Many of these ideas were adapted from articles in Teacher magazine, published by Scholastic. Write about the most important thing in your life.
How would you like to help in our community? It reinforces the theme of generosity and good will.
Then we write about them," says Kathrine Ewers, who teaches in Lapel, Indiana. Then, they line up across the front of the room with their hats, and the show goes on.
Classroom Activities: Holiday and Winter Fun for the Middle School Classroom Seven festive ideas to capture the holiday spirit and connect it to the curriculum Grades 6—8 No matter which holidays your students celebrate this month, they are sure to be somewhat preoccupied with merrymaking and counting down to the winter break.
Write about a time when someone helped you. For more ideas on connecting literature to the holidays, turn to Bookshelf Bests. Write about something your parents always tell you.
Write a poem about love—what does it mean? What does it feel like to be wrong?
Could you ever be a vegetarian?