Seasonal Resources – December

Seasonal resources that can be used throughout December. Most of the resources on this page are Christmas related. The Christmas resources are divided into literacy resources and math resources.

December General Resources

December Class Meeting Questions
December themed questions to use during class meetings or as a team builder. Can use with the whole group, small groups, or partners.

Christmas Literacy Resources

Jingle Bells Reading Comprehension
Students read (or sing) several verses of “Jingle Bells” and then answer a variety of questions based on the song lyrics.

"Jolly Old St. Nicholas" Reading Comprehension
Students read (or sing) several verses of “Jolly Old St. Nicholas” and then answer a variety of questions based on the song lyrics.

"Up on the Housetop" Reading Comprehension
Students read (or sing) several of “Up on the Housetop” and then answer a variety of questions based on the song lyrics.

Christmas Grouping Words Activity
Students sort Christmas words into groups based on similar topics – a way to practice main idea skills.

Christmas Main Idea Web
Students are given Christmas words. Students have to place the words on the correct place on a main idea web. Students must decide whether the words given are details or the main topic.

Christmas Tree Main Idea Graphic Organizer
A blank Christmas tree themed main idea graphic organizer that can be used with any text.

Snowman Writing Description Activity
Students decorate a snowman however they want, and then they write a description of their snowman.

Christmas Find Somebody Who
A Christmas themed Find Somebody Who where students talk to their classmates about which statements are true for them.

Christmas Find the Fib
Students come up with 2 statements and 1 fib about how they will spend their Christmas. Partners try to guess the fib.

Christmas A-Z
Students try to come up with words related to Christmas for each letter of the alphabet.

Christmas Acrostic Poem
Students create an acrostic poem about Christmas using the letters from “Christmas.”

Christmas Making Words
Students try to come up with as many words as they can using the letters from “Christmas.”

Christmas Word Search
A Christmas themed word search.

Christmas Writing Activity
Students write a short story using the Christmas related words provided.

Comparing and Contrasting Christmas with a Friend
Partners compare how they will be spending their Christmas.

Christmas Math Resources

Christmas Tree Fraction Scene
Students use their knowledge of fractions to create a Christmas fraction scene.

Snowman Fraction Scene ***FREE***
Students use their knowledge of fractions to create a Snowman scene.

Christmas Fireplace Fraction Scene
Students use their knowledge of fractions to create a Christmas fraction scene.

Christmas Fraction Task Cards
Christmas themed task cards that have students complete using their knowledge of fractions.

Fractions with Christmas Songs - "Jingle Bells"
Students answer fraction questions based on the song “Jingle Bells.”

Fractions with Christmas Songs - Jolly Old St. Nicholas
Students answer fraction questions based on the song “Jolly Old St. Nicholas.”

Fractions with Christmas Songs - "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
Students answer fraction questions based on the song “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.”

Create Your Own Christmas Fraction Questions
Students create their own fraction questions using their choice of a Christmas song. Should be used after completing at least one of the “Fractions with Christmas Songs” Activities.