Thursday, December 4, 2014
Full Text of 20 Famous (and not so famous) Christmas Stories
According to this site, "Over the years, Christmas has inspired many authors to write about its spirit and significance. The spirit that embodies charity, forgiveness, friendship, unselfish love and generosity. In the stories that follow, you will find many examples of what makes the Christmas Spirit so unique and special. Though most of these stories have been written for children, readers of all ages will enjoy these skillfully told tales."
OR click on a story title below to link to it:
20 Famous (and not so famous) Christmas Poems
As you go through this selection, you will find that these poems are actually about a variety of different human emotions, ranging from love, loss, humor, politics, beauty, art and of course, charity and forgiveness. But the common thread that runs through all these wonderful pieces of writing is the underlying and overriding spirit of Christmas.
Link: http://osr.org/christmas/20-beautiful-christmas-poems/ OR click on the poem title below to directly link to it:
This site contains the following games and more!
Link: Click game name to link directlyhttp://www.wartgames.com/themes/christmas.html
You can find even more games on the link below:
Christmas Trivia and Jeporady
A Christmas Story
Click on the names below to link to other Christmas Games:
Internet Christmas Scavenger Hunts
Here are 4 different Christmas Scavenger Hunts about Christmas traditions around the world. Although each hunt has links to pages with information, the links don't work. Perhaps that is better because-without having the links provided, the students must find their own, in turn, practicing their own search skills.