Christmas Writing Assignment - Santa Survival Manual Holiday Writing Activity

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Christmas Writing Assignment - Santa Survival Manual Holiday Writing Activity: This Christmas writing assignment has students take on a task given to them by the North Pole government: create a survival manual for Santa on his trip around the world! Students must complete a written plan for the manual, which will include 5 different obstacles Santa may encounter: inability to descend a chimney, waking a sleeping child, reindeer injuries, weather conditions, and sleigh malfunctions. This activity is perfect for students to embrace the holiday spirit, be creative, and practice their writing skills too.

Included With This Christmas Writing Assignment:

➡️ Assignment Handout Sheet: This instruction page is for students and clearly outlines the assignment. It provides the background (North Pole government officials have tasked the student with creating the survival manual), the 5 obstacles Santa may run into, what to include in the manual, and the assessment criteria for the assignment.

➡️ Santa's Manual Design Templates: Students will use these eye-catching templates to write the manual, elaborating on what they would include for the five obstacles that Santa is most likely to encounter in his journey.

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

What Teachers Are Saying About This Christmas Writing Assignment:

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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Fun and engaging way to practice writing during the last week of school before Christmas!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ My students were so engaged doing this! The answers they came up with were creative and funny and they loved sharing them with the class. This is exactly what we needed right before break!

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