Here are some activity and writing sheets for you to use after reading “The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree” by Gloria Houston.
*1* Comprehension Sheet – This asks students to draw their favorite part, answer some questions and write five adjectives.
*2* “Adjectives Describing a Tree” sheet. Use this whole class or individually. Students write as many adjectives they can about trees and decorate it.
*3* “My Family Tradition” writing page
*4* “How to Make a Christmas Tree” version 1: Students fill in materials needed and the directions.
*5* “How to Decorate a Christmas Tree” version 2: Students draw and color their own tree while they write a paragraph using first, next, then and finally.
*6* Generic “How to……” page for students who may not celebrate Christmas or to use with another unit.
*7* Generic writing paper with 3 styles of lines, including primary lines, for your own writing prompt.
*8* Story Map
*9* Word Search & Answer Key