Saturday, November 26, 2022

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Write a Letter to Santa ~ from my Polar Express Mega Bundle”

by Teacher Karma
Pre-Kindergarten - 5th Grade

Write a Letter to Santa FREEBIE was designed to inspire your students to get excited about writing and have a little fun at the same time. Holiday writing FUN!


This freebie is part of a full-product download. If you are interested in taking a look at the full-product Polar Express Celebration, please click below, or keep reading to find out more information:

Polar Express MEGA BUNDLE

Using the Polar Express MEGA BUNDLE in your classroom will benefit your students in the following ways:

• Literacy centers have many opportunities for you to differentiate for your students... with NO or very little prep work from you.
• 8 Literacy centers that inspire higher level thinking skills in reading and writing, as well as being FUN!
• All of the centers can also be used in a mini-lesson with your whole class, small group instruction, or with your RtI groups.
• SAVE time and energy! You will have everything you need to provide reading instruction for the entire month of December!! This is a huge book study on The Polar Express.
• 60 printable handouts for your students. You will also find lots of instructions for the teacher and the students.

Included in The Polar Express full-product download:

* Polar Express invitation and tickets (3)
* Design your own Polar Express Ticket
* Polar Express Character
* Polar Express has Character (2)
* Center: Polar Express Sequence the Story {short version}
* Center: Polar Express Sequence the Story {long version}
* Polar Express: Beginning, Middle, and End
* Polar Express ~ Problem and Solution
* Polar Express Problem and Solution {draw it}
* Parts of Speech
* Polar Express ~ Movie Notes
* Polar Express ~ What's Different?
* Book vs. Movie
* Venn Diagram {compare and contrast}
* Polar Express ~ Vivid Language strips
* Visualize Train Writing
* Visualize Train {draw}
* Polar Express: Vivid Language {visualization}
* Vivid Language Helps You Visualize ~ Prove it!
* Vivid Language ~ What it Means Chart
* Center: Visualize and Draw!
* Writing Paper: For the first gift of Christmas, I would choose...
* Writing Paper: I Believe
* Writing Paper: My Favorite part of the Polar Express is... (2)
* Writing Paper: Magical Journey
* Writing Paper: If I could have one wish come true this Christmas, it would be...
* Writing Paper: The boy could ask Santa for anything in the world. Why do you think he chose a bell?
* Writing Paper: What do you think is inside of Santa's bag?
* Writing Paper: If you could go on your own magical journey, where would you go? Why?
* Writing Paper: 2 blank decorative papers for you or your students to add their own prompts
* Letter to Santa (2)
* Create a book cover / jacket with 2 templates to choose from
* Writing: My Polar Express book cover...
* Polar Express Book Cover Checklist
* About Polar Express (main idea)
* My Questions About the Polar Express
* Center: Polar Express Journal Topic Cards
* Center: Polar Express Memory Game
* The Polar Express Word Search (pre-made)
* The Polar Express Word Search (for students to make their own)
* Center: Polar Express ~ Write a Story!
* Center: Holiday Card FUN! (create and write holiday card) with 6 templates and graphics for students to choose from
* Polar Express Make a Main Idea Puzzle
* Center: Polar Express Discussion Cards
* Decorate a Bell activity for home or class
* Merry Christmas: How many words can you make?
* Polar Express: Home many words can you make?
* Hot chocolate recipe
* Just coloring: All Aboard
* Just coloring: Merry Christmas!
* Just coloring: Santa and tree
* Just coloring: Let it Snow!
* Winter Words: How many can you make?


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