Low Prep Literacy Activities for the Holidays - Ideas for 3rd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade. Includes Christmas activities like snowball fights, singing Christmas songs, and more

Christmas Literacy Activities

Christmas in the upper elementary classroom often means making Christmas ornaments, watching Polar Express, or throwing a holiday party. However, there are many ways to celebrate Christmas that also allow for student learning. The low prep Christmas activities listed below are great ways to integrate literacy while at the same time celebrating Christmas. Many Christmas songs have multiple verses that …

Fun, no-prep ways to integrate writing into your character traits lesson plans.

Character Traits Writing Integration

When teaching students about character traits, we often focus on the reading aspect – how to identify character traits, how to find evidence from the text, how to build character trait vocabulary, how characters are described within a text, etc. However, integrating writing into your lessons on character traits can be a valuable, LOW PREP tool that requires students to …