Christmas Writing Assignment - Elf Interview Holiday Winter Writing Activity

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Christmas Writing Assignment - Elf Interview Holiday Winter Writing Activity: This holiday season, use your students' Christmas excitement to have them do some creative writing. This Christmas writing assignment has students play the role of a newspaper reporter for the Christmas Chronicle who must conduct an interview with Santa's lead elf. This is an excellent Christmas lesson, and the students always get very creative with their responses!

Included With This Elf Interview Christmas Writing Assignment:

➡️ Elf Interview Student Handout: Give students this handout that explains the assignment with the backstory (the student is a respected reporter for the Christmas Chronicle and is tasked with conducting an interview with Santa's head elf about Christmas preparations at the North Pole). Students must transcribe their "conversation" interview style, being sure to create questions that focus on "who, what, where, when, and why". There is also a section on the handout where students can brainstorm their questions.

➡️ Two Elf Interview Writing Templates: Students can use one or both of these 2 eye-catching templates to write the transcript of their interview for their boss at the Christmas Chronicle.

➡️ Elf Interview Teacher Rubric: Use this teacher rubric to easily assess the criteria for the assignment: writing conventions, organization, and content.

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