Christmas Writing Assignment - Designing Santa's Sleigh Holiday Activity

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Christmas Writing Assignment - Designing Santa's Sleigh Holiday Activity: This Christmas writing activity has students play the role of head elf in charge of redesigning Santa's sleigh to make it more functional, efficient, and modern! Students will complete a written plan for the design of 5 different elements of the sleigh and sketch their final plan to show to Santa! These elements include communication, navigation and speed, gift storage, reindeer-related features, and technology add-ons. This activity is perfect for students to embrace the holiday spirit, be creative, and practice their writing skills.

Included With This Santa's Sleigh Christmas Writing Assignment:

➡️ Santa's Sleigh Student Assignment Handout: Use this assignment handout to introduce this highly-engaging Christmas assignment to your students. It provides the background information and sets up the student to be the head elf and considers areas for improvement, what to include in the manual, and the assessment criteria for the assignment.

➡️ Sleigh Design Writing Assignment Templates: Students will use this to plan their design in writing, elaborating on what they would include for the 5 required elements of the sleigh update.

➡️ Blank Sleigh Outline: Students can use this blank sleigh to design, draw, and color their modernized sleigh! They will bring it to life by illustrating what the end result will be, using detail and color to show Santa's new sleigh.

➡️ Santa's Sleigh Assignment Rubric: Use this rubric to easily assess the criteria for the assignment: writing conventions, organization, and content.

What Teachers Are Saying About This Santa's Sleigh Christmas Writing Assignment:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Around holiday season, any resource is helpful! My students went all out! The sleigh designs I received were so creative! This is a must do before Christmas!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My students LOVED this Christmas writing assignment! They came up with very creative ideas. Highly recommend!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My classes really got into designing the sleigh and their design plan, perfect for right before break while still working on ELA skills!

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