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Best of Christmas 6-9

Christmas
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Related topics: Winter Wonderland 1-9, Best of Christmas 1-6, A Christmas Carol

Background

The Real Story of Christmas (Full Documentary) - YouTube

The Real Story of Christmas (Full Documentary) – YouTube (41:58)https://youtu.be/Inw2deKB-d8A video about everything you ever need to know about the history of X-mas

 

 

 

Christmas Facts: 15 Facts about Christmas ←FACTSlides→

Christmas Facts: 15 Facts about Christmas ←FACTSlides→http://www.factslides.com/s-ChristmasDid you know that Christmas was illegal in the U.S. until 1836 as it was considered an Ancient Pagan Holiday?

 

Warm-up

 

 

Christmas Around the World- One World Holiday - YouTube

Christmas Around the World- One World Holiday – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/iwlhgNcGss8An original Christmas song to celebrate the reflective joy and celebration of the holiday season.

Songs and Carols

Feliz Navidad- Jose Feliciano lyrics [HQ] - YouTube

Christmas Songs Collection   – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/RTtc2pM1boE?list=PLvYMrMBAe3IFlVJBnwRxISlNQ4CTM8YueListen to 19 popular Christmas Carols of all time in this video with subtitles (Yr 6-9)

 

 

Vocabulary

Christmas Picture Dictionary Vocabulary with matching activities (Year 6-7)

 

 

 

 

Worksheets

 

Lesson Plans

Reading: Santa Claus - All Things Topics

Reading: Santa Claus – All Things Topicshttps://www.allthingstopics.com/reading-santa-claus.htmlFree printable PDF lesson plans, word banks, quizzes and games for EFL/ESL teachers

ESL Christmas Lesson

ESL Christmas Lessonhttp://www.elcivics.com/esl-christmas.htmlThree pages with short simple sentences and links to Worksheets and Activities (Yr 6-7)

 

 

 

ESL Holiday Lessons: English Lesson on Christmas Eve

ESL Holiday Lessons: English Lesson on Christmas Evehttp://eslholidaylessons.com/12/christmas_eve.htmlESL Holiday Lessons: Free 14-Page lesson plan on Christmas Eve – Christmas Day Boxing DayHandouts, (Yr 8-9) also

 

 

 

ESL Lesson Plan on Santa Claus - Breaking News English Lesson

ESL Lesson Plan on Santa Claus – Breaking News English Lessonhttps://breakingnewsenglish.com/1712/171210-st-nicholas.htmlEnglish News Lessons: Free 27-Page lesson plan / 2-page mini-lesson – Santa Claus

Reading

 

 

 

RUDOLPH THE REINDEER Short Christmas Story - YouTube

RUDOLPH THE REINDEER Short Christmas Story – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/MICFS-dJaLQBook on YouTube. Mute the sound, stop and read together with the class (Yr 6-7)

 

 

Christmas Stories

Christmas Storieshttp://americanliterature.com/christmasWe have collected over 100 Great Christmas Stories, Books, Poems, and Christmas Carols for you to enjoy; Have students choose different stories and present to the others (Yr 8-9)

Funny Christmas Jokes and Best Christmas Stories • All Things Christmas

Funny Christmas Jokes and Best Christmas Stories • All Things Christmashttp://www.allthingschristmas.com/stories.html Classic Christmas Stories, Free eBooks, and Christmas Stories for Children. Have groups read different stories and retell to the others (Yr 8-9)

 

 

Listening

The Christmas Gift A listening comprehension activity (Year 7-9)

Learn English With Christmas Songs - Winter Wonderland

Learn English With Christmas Songs – Winter Wonderlandhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/songs/christmas/elementary/winter-wonderland.htmlOnline lessons, games and teaching resources (all levels) CHRISTMAS SONGS Multiple Choice Listening (Yr 6-9)

 

 

 

 

Christmas: The Most Wonderful Day of the Year?

Christmas: The Most Wonderful Day of the Year?http://learningenglish.voanews.com/content/christmas-traditions-and-music/1814060.htmlWhether Christian or not, most Americans treat Christmas as a special time to celebrate with food, family and music (Yr 7-9)

 

Christmas Day

Christmas Dayhttp://www.dailyesl.com/christmas.htmA short listening/reading text about the religious reason behind the Christmas celebration (Yr 8-9)

 

Intermediate English - How To Host a Christmas Dinner

Intermediate English – How To Host a Christmas Dinnerhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/how-to/christmas/how-to-host-a-christmas-dinner.htmlThis video listening activity about how to host a Christmas dinner for family and friends will help you to improve your general English listening skills. (Yr 8-9)

 

The True Story of Santa Claus: a documentary about Saint Nicholas - YouTube

The True Story of Santa Claus: a documentary about Saint Nicholas – YouTube (13:03) https://youtu.be/vPEiPxtLWxAMerry Christmas at Christian Youth Channel From St Nicholas to Santa Claus (Yr 8-9)

 

 

Viewing

The 12 Labours of Santa Claus (23:35) An animated story of Santa’s test, no subtitles, followed by several similar films of the same length (Year 6-7)

Christmas in Britain - YouTube

Christmas in Britain – YouTube (8:10) https://youtu.be/YzSGEeaYvJcWhat is Christmas like in Britain? Watch the video and you will know all there is to it! (Yr 6-7)

 

 

Christmas Stories for Children and Kids - Christmas Car Stancer the Santamobile Santa's Car - YouTube

Christmas Stories for Children and Kids – YouTube (6:26) https://youtu.be/MLHzxyy1VQY– Christmas Car Stancer the Santamobile Santa’s Car (Yr 6-8)

 

Freshpet Holiday Feast - 13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands - YouTube

Freshpet Holiday Feast  – YouTube  (1:53) https://youtu.be/vhg7Xm4FXAY13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands (Yr 6-9)

 

 

Christmas in Sweden - YouTube

Christmas in Sweden – YouTube (7:00)https://youtu.be/tLA4uNm6c7AThis video is about Christmas in Sweden. Images, vocabulary, Lucia and more images of Swedish Christmas (Yr 6-9)

 

How to Have a British Christmas - Anglophenia Ep 20 - YouTube

How to Have a British Christmas – Anglophenia Ep 20 – YouTube (4:54)https://youtu.be/v2W3QR9WXdAFrom explosives at the dinner table to burning letters to Santa, Siobhan Thompson looks at 10 ways Christmas differs in Britain (Yr 8-9)

 

Speaking

 

 

 

ESL Conversation Questions – Christmas (I-TESL-J)http://iteslj.org/questions/christmas.html A long list of Questions. Tip: Copy, select and enumerate for groups to discuss.

 

Writing

ESL Christmas Writing

ESL Christmas Writinghttp://www.excellentesl4u.com/esl-christmas-writing.htmlESL Christmas writing tasks so you can get practice of using Christmas vocabulary.

Quizzes & Games

Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quizhttp://www.carols.org.uk/0105.htm An interactive quiz starts over each time you make a mistake – with new questions (Yr 7-9)

 

 

Interactive

More Materials

Christmas Customs and Christmas Traditions, The History of Christmas -- whychristmas?com

Christmas Customs and Christmas Traditions, The History of Christmas — whychristmas?comhttp://whychristmas.com/customs/Find out how many Christmas Traditions and Christmas Customs started and how they are celebrated.

 

Oxford Christmas Activities

Oxford Christmas Activitieshttps://oupeltglobal.files.wordpress.com/2013/12/oxfordchristmasactivities2013.pdfIn this 11-page pdf-document there are activities on various levels, one for each.

 

 

 

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