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Holiday Lesson Plans for High School Bundle

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Twelve fun and engaging Holiday activities for middle and high school will have your students practicing growth mindset, writing, imagery, poetry and more! Including activities for Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years, Black History Month, and Valentines Day, this bundle is just what you need to keep your students engaged during the holidays!

This product is a bundle of 12 individual products. See the Product Description below for more details!

 

There are 16 products included:

  1. Halloween Party Menu using Imagery
  2. Halloween Fairy Tale to Scary Tale
  3. Halloween Black Out Poem using Fairy Tales
  4. Thanksgiving One Pager
  5. Thanksgiving Party Menu Using Imagery
  6. Thanksgiving Thankful Paper Tent/Digital Card
  7. Christmas Party Menu Using Imagery
  8. New Years Resolution One Pager
  9. Valentine’s Day Paper Tent
  10. Black History Month Research Project
  11. 150+ Black History Month Research Topics
  12. Women’s History Month Fact Card
  13. Black History Month Fact Card
  14. Research Project One Pager
  15. One Pager Activity for a Research Topic
  16. Holiday Acrostic Poem

Print and digital versions available!

  • PDF
  • Google™ Slides
  • Compatible with Easel by TpT

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RESOURCE BREAKDOWN

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HALLOWEEN PARTY MENU USING IMAGERY

A fun and engaging figurative language practice activity where students learn about imagery and the five senses by creating a Halloween themed party menu! There are figurative language worksheets included for students to:

  • Learn how to define imagery and identify the five senses.
  • Practice identifying examples of imagery by analyzing the menu of their favorite restaurant!
  • Put a Halloween spin on the food descriptions they find in the menu of their favorite restaurant (For example, vanilla ice cream becomes vanilla mice cream!)
  • Create their own halloween party food menu describing their favorite foods… with a scary twist

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HALLOWEEN FAIRY TALE TO SCARY TALE!

This creative writing high school resource tasks students with putting a Halloween spin on a fairy tale by making it into a scary story!

Students will:

  • Learn about common characteristics typically found in fairy tales focusing on setting, character types, plot and elements.
  • Choose a fairy tale and analyze it by identifying examples of the common characteristics.
  • Put a scary spin on the common characteristics they find and use that to transform the fairy tale into a scary tale! (i.e Their “scary tale” still has to have fairly tale characteristics, but with a Halloween twist!)

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HALLOWEEN BLACKOUT POEM USING FAIRY TALES

This creative holiday writing activity tasks students with creating a scary black out poem based on the common characteristics and theme of the fairy tale they analyze!

Students will:

  • Learn about common characteristics typically found in fairy tales focusing on setting, character types, plot and elements.
  • Choose a fairy tale and analyze it by identifying examples of the common characteristics.
  • Use the analysis to help Identify the theme of the fairy tale.
  • Create a scary black out poem based on the theme of the fairy tale they analyzed!

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THANKSGIVING MENU USING IMAGERY

Students will learn about imagery and the five senses by analyzing the food descriptions from the menus of their favorite restaurant! They will then use this analysis to help them create their own Thanksgiving menu using imagery (descriptive language) to describe their favorite Thanksgiving foods!

Students will:

  • Learn how to define imagery and identify the five senses.
  • Practice identifying examples of imagery by analyzing the menu from their favorite restaurant!
  • Create their own Thanksgiving party menu describing their favorite foods using imagery!

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THANKSGIVING ONE PAGER
Fun and engaging holiday activity for students showcase what they are thankful for in a creative and imaginative way! Instead of showing their understanding through writing, a one pager gives students the opportunity to express themselves through images, personal statements, quotes, short passages and more!

Students will:

  • Identify different things they are thankful for
  • Identify examples of conflicts in the novel.
  • Explain how the conflict is impacting the relationship between specific characters.

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THANKSGIVING PAPER TENT/DIGITAL CARD

This fun and engaging activity gives students a chance to uniquely express what and who they are thankful for in their lives via a paper tent!

But what is paper tent?! Have you ever had your students create name tents during the beginning of the school year? Well imagine them doing the same thing except they use the tent to visualize things they appreciate the most in their lives!

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CHRISTMAS MENU USING IMAGERY

Need a fun and engaging Christmas activity for middle or high school? Have your students practice imagery and the five senses by analyzing the descriptive words in menus from their favorite restaurant! Students will then create their own Christmas menu using imagery to describe their favorite Christmas food, beverages or desserts!

Students will:

  • Learn how to define imagery and identify the five senses.
  • Practice identifying examples of imagery by analyzing the menu from their favorite restaurant!
  • Create their own Christmas party menu describing their favorite foods using imagery!

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NEW YEARS RESOLTION ONE PAGER

Fun and engaging one pager new year goal activity! A one pager activity allows students to create a single page creative and imaginative response to a text, prompt, concept, etc. Have your students set growth mindset goals as a New Years Resolution and showcase them via an engaging and creative one pager!

Students will:

  • Learn the difference between a growth mindset and a fixed mindset
  • The importance of having a growth mindset.
  • Create three growth mindset goals for the new year!

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROJECT

This fun and engaging print and digital Black History Month research project tasks students to work collaboratively or individually to learn about historical events related to African-American History! Included are two versions: PDF and Google Slides.

The following are the research topics included in this resource!

  • Jim Crow Laws
  • The Freedom Riders
  • NAACP, SNCC, SCLC, CORE
  • The March on Washington, 1963
  • The Selma to Montgomery Marches
  • Loving vs Virginia, Plessy vs. Ferguson, Brown vs. Board of Education

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BLACK HISTORY FACT CARD

This fun and engaging print and digital Black History Month activity helps students showcase their knowledge about an important person, event, era or movement related to African-American History! Students choose their own research topic and have the option of creating a paper tent (print version) or a fact “card” (digital version).

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH RESEARCH TOPICS

Check out this list of over 150+ Black History Month research topics focusing on articles, historical figures, movements, people and more! Suggested Black History Month activities included!

Also included:

  • Links to 32 articles
  • 143 Historical figures, movements, organizations, and people that contributed to African- American history!

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ONE PAGER FOR RESEARCH TOPICS

Fun and engaging one pager activity where students showcase their knowledge and understanding of a research topic! This nonfiction activity can be used for ANY research topic (public figure, historical event, an awareness month, a historical time period etc.)!

Students will:

  • Choose a research topic to focus on (person, event/movement, location/place, thing (like an invention))
  • Conduct research to learn about their topic.
  • Identify notable quotes from their research that directly relates to what they learn/resonates with them.
  • Create a one pager creatively showcasing their understanding and knowledge of their research topic.

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ACROSTIC POEM FOR HISTORICAL FIGURES

Have your students showcase their knowledge of a historical figure through this poetry writing activity! Includes an information sheet on acrostic poems, worksheet and acrostic poem rubric!

Includes:

1. An acrostic poem information sheet detailing:

  • The definition of an acrostic poem
  • The three different ways you can structure an acrostic poem
  • Three example poems (one for each structure)

2. Acrostic Poem planning worksheet to help students create their poem.

3. Three poem templates for students to use.

  • Examples for each template are also included!

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Valentines Day Paper Tent

Awesome Valentines Day activity for students to create a beautiful and touching memento for a person they are most thankful for!

Students are able to do this in a fun and engaging way – a paper tent! Have you ever had your students create name tents during the beginning of the school year? Well imagine them doing the same thing here, except students choose a person in their life they are most thankful for, and show why!

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Women’s History Month

This fun and engaging print and digital Women’s History Month activity helps students showcase their knowledge about an important person, event, era or movement related to Women’s History! Students choose their own research topic and have the option of creating a paper tent (print version) or a fact “card” (digital version).

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GREAT FOR ANY HOLIDAY!

Holiday Acrostic PoemGet your students in the holiday spirit with this holiday acrostic poem activity! This template can be adapted to any holiday and includes an information sheet, worksheet and rubric!
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File Type: PDF & Google Slides

Editable: No

Content Pages: 272

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