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Christmas Adventure Writing

What adventures can a reindeer, candy cane, and a snowman embark on? Let’s find out! In this writing lesson, students will write a Christmas-themed narrative incorporating characters, setting, problem, and solution.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to write a narrative that incorporates characters, setting, problem, and solution into a Christmas-themed story.


(5 minutes)
  • Ask for students to share the titles of some of their favorite Christmas stories.
  • Ask for one student to summarize his or her favorite Christmas story.
  • Support the student to incorporate the setting, characters, problem, and solution into his or her summary of the story.
  • Remind students that:
  • the setting is where a story takes place,
  • the characters are the people or animals that are in the story,
  • the problem is a conflict that the characters need to solve, and
  • the solution is how the characters solve the problem.
  • Tell students that today they will be writing their own Christmas stories.

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