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Best of Christmas, 5-7

A Theme Page about mostly secular Christmas celebrations for elementary-level students, A1.2.-A.2.1, year 5-7 in Sweden

Related topics: Best of Christmas, 1-4, Winter Wonderland 1-9Best of Christmas, 8-B1, A Christmas Carol

Warm-up

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Santa’s Elves – Dogs and Cats with Human Hands Making Toys – Freshpet – YouTube (2:09)https://youtu.be/y6NS77HLjEEAdorable dogs and cats dressed as Santa’s elves with human hands making toys: just another thing to love about the holidays.

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Wawra Christmas Tree Lights Show MIX 2014 “FROZEN” “Shake It Off” “Let It Go” wawrachristmas.com – YouTube (2:31)https://youtu.be/88sthUSnogg It has always been a Wawra family tradition to get Monster Real Trees too big to fit in the room. – Lighting show with music from Frozen

 

Songs and Carols

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Disney Sing-Along-Songs: Very Merry Christmas Songs [P1] – YouTube (14:09)https://youtu.be/-4I3492PjDQTA narrator without subtitles and Christmas songs with sing-a-long lyrics. Part 2

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Top 33 Christmas Songs and Carols with Lyrics Playlist 2019 🎅 – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/0Z0wz_8DXP8Top 33 Christmas songs and carols with lyrics is a popular Xmas playlist! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! – Searchable List of songs below

 

Vocabulary

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Christmas | Learning Chocolatehttp://www.learningchocolate.com/content/christmas?st_lang=enChristmas vocabulary with matching activities fro Learning Chocolate

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Christmas ESL Printable Vocabulary Worksheetshttp://www.englishwsheets.com/christmas.htmlChristmas ESL Printable Vocabulary Worksheets, Exercises, Picture Dictionaries, Puzzles, Matching Activities, Flashcards, Games and Vocabulary Cards For Kids

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Christmas Vocabulary in English – ESL Words associated with Christmas – YouTube (5:03)https://youtu.be/r33MVi39A2gEnglish Vocabulary about Christmas – ESL Words associated with Xmas, The Christmas vocabulary

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Christmas Words: Useful Christmas Vocabulary Words List – 7 E S Lhttps://7esl.com/christmas-vocabulary/Christmas Words! List of useful Christmas vocabulary words with pictures and examples.

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Christmas Traditions | People Do This For Christmas | Easy English Conversation Practice | ESL – YouTube (2:10)https://youtu.be/HRpKK_USmrkThings people do for Christmas | Christmas Traditions Hello Everyone! This video is designed for students, teachers and anyone wanting to learn English.

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Christmas Traditions – YouTube (3:18)https://youtu.be/sToPX-bsBmkA Christmas vocabulary presentation for ESL students. More Christmas learning resources

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CHRISTMAS: The real meaning (English subtitles) – YouTube (9:13)https://youtu.be/V2FfwoNkAMwThis video shows and describes American Christmas cultural traditions and shows the background and purpose of Christmas.

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Traditional Christmas Foods – YouTube (3:57)https://youtu.be/Tly6suosH7YThe following video provides a brief introduction to some of the more traditional Christmas food items

 

Worksheets

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Christmas Worksheets for ESL Studentshttp://bogglesworldesl.com/christmas_worksheets.htmThis is a collection of free, printable worksheets for teaching EAL students language and traditions related to the theme of Christmas. – Requires time to explore but includes many gems 

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Christmas Word Searcheshttp://www.activityvillage.co.uk/christmas-word-searchesHere is our collection of fun, printable Christmas word searches for kids to enjoy in the classroom or home. We’ve tried to cover all aspects of Christmas here so that there is something that appeals to everyone! Where necessary, we provide both UK and US English spellings.

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Christmas Worksheets for Childrenhttp://www.dltk-holidays.com/xmas/worksheets.htmThese Christmas worksheets are more fun than work. – Behind each link, there is a variety to choose from for printing 

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Read and Complete – Creative Santa Questions – English ESL Worksheetshttps://en.islcollective.com/resources/printables/worksheets_doc_docx/read_and_complete_-_creative_santa_questions/read-and-complete/63268Students answer the question, either individually or in group, either written or spoken (or both). Make sure to tell them there are no single correct answers. Creativity and imagination is needed to answer these sometimes – Free registration required

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Christmas – All Things Topicshttps://www.allthingstopics.com/christmas.htmlall things topics – Free printable PDF lesson plans, word banks, quizzes and games for EFL/ESL teachers & learners

Lesson Plans

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ESL Christmas Lessonhttp://www.elcivics.com/esl-christmas.htmlChristmas is celebrated on December 25. It is a Christian holiday, but it is also observed by many non-religious people who participate in its secular traditions. Three pages with short simple sentences and links to Worksheets and Activities 

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A Funny Christmas Storyhttps://busyteacher.org/26015-a-funny-christmas-story.htmlThis is a vocabulary gap-fill worksheet to help young learners retell a short animation film about Three Little Pigs and Santa.

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Listen A Minute: English Listening Lesson on Christmashttps://listenaminute.com/c/christmas.htmlListen A Minute: Free 9-Page lesson plan / worksheet on Christmas – Handouts, online activities and mp3. English Lesson on Boxing Day

 

Reading

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Christmas Tongue Twistershttp://xmasfun.com/TongueTwisters.aspxSeven Santas sang silly songs. Tiny Timmy trims the tall tree with tinsel. Santa’s sleigh slides on slick snow…

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How the Grinch Stole Christmas #readalong | Brightly Storytime – YouTube (15:07)https://youtu.be/YOpKuQO1FkA

Follow along as Ms. Linda reads the ultimate Dr. Seuss Christmas classic — no holiday season is complete without the Grinch, Max, Cindy-Lou, and all the residents of Who-ville!

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Gingerbread Man Story – Topmarkshttp://www.topmarks.co.uk/stories/GingerbreadMan.aspxA very well-known, traditional story in the English-speaking world – and a game for the IWB

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Reading: Santa Claus – All Things Topicshttps://www.allthingstopics.com/reading-santa-claus.htmlWhen I was a young boy, I knew exactly who Santa Claus was.  He was a fat, friendly, old man with a long, white beard that visited my home once a year to put lots and lots of toys under the Christmas tree.

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RUDOLPH THE REINDEER Short Christmas Story – YouTube  (4:08)https://youtu.be/MICFS-dJaLQWatch this great short Christmas video with your kids – Audiobook. Mute the sound, pause and read together with the class 

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Christmas Traditions in England, Scotland and Wales (A British Christmas)http://projectbritain.com/Xmas/Every year in December we celebrate the birthday of Jesus Christ. – Everything there is to know and links to more reading (Yr 6-7)

 

Listening

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ELLLO Views #21 English Villagehttp://www.elllo.org/english/0001/021-Steven-Home.htmSteven: Well, they don’t actually….my mom and dad live in the town. My brother and sister actually live pretty close to this town, so my family is all in that general area.

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Christmas is Coming | Randall’s ESL Cyber Listening Labhttps://www.esl-lab.com/easy/christmas-gifts/Buying Christmas gifts for family members, especially children, can be difficult, but fun. Listen to this conversation with two children and their father.

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My favourite day – Christmas | LearnEnglish Kids | British Councilhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/short-stories/my-favourite-day-christmasChristmas is this boy’s favourite time of year. How does he celebrate? Watch and find out! – Activities to download below 

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Learn English With Christmas Songs – Winter Wonderlandhttp://www.esolcourses.com/content/topics/songs/christmas/elementary/winter-wonderland.htmlAn easy video listening lesson for adults and kids, with a gap fill practice test. – Multiple Choice Listening  Songs with Gap-fills

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ELLLO Views #843 Christmas Day (2:23)http://www.elllo.org/english/0801/T843-Fred-Day.htmFred: Well, Anja, the routine in Canada for Christmas is quite simple. The kids get very excited on the 25th because early in the morning, at around seven o’clock, that’s when we open the presents.

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I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas (4:55)https://learningenglish.voanews.com/a/im-dreaming-of-a-white-christmas/1795953.htmlMusic fills the air. Colorful lights shine brightly in windows. Children and adults open gifts from loved ones and friends. These are all Christmas traditions.

 

Viewing

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The Snowman 1982 HD – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/baaxRJzq4zw

Animated adventure about a young boy who makes a snowman one Christmas Eve, only for it to come to life that night and take him on a magical adventure

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Freshpet Holiday Feast – 13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands – YouTube (1:53)https://youtu.be/vhg7Xm4FXAY13 Dogs and 1 Cat Eating with Human Hands Watch the Behind the Scenes video here to see how we did it!

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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!

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Christmas in the United Kingdom | Englisch-Video für den Unterricht – YouTube (2:38)https://youtu.be/okVpri6kkxwChristmas time in Great Britain! Two teenagers talk about their Christmas traditions. 

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Christmas in Sweden – YouTube (7:00)https://youtu.be/tLA4uNm6c7AThis video is about Christmas in Sweden. It is shown in first grade class presentation on Christmas Around the World in the US.

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▷ MY SWEDISH CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS – YouTube (6:23)https://youtu.be/M1ngRbfpetsA little Christmas clip about my Swedish Christmas Traditions, food, Christmas tree, beverages, the Swedish Fika and what not.

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Why Do We Celebrate Christmas On December 25? – Christmas Facts by Kids Video Show – YouTube (2:27)https://youtu.be/-iIJEiXEYFsDid you know why do we celebrate Christmas on December 25th? Christmas is celebrated to remember the birth of of Jesus Christ

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The Legend of Santa | Christmas | Holiday English – YouTube (2:04)https://youtu.be/plhtubH3cwILearn all about the Legend of Santa in this fun, animated lesson. A powerful tool for building language skills through visual aids.

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A Christmas Carol – YouTube (15:45)https://youtu.be/HqMfGq3okZYIt’s Christmas time, and the greedy Mister Scrooge is not feeling the holiday spirit. Three ghosts visit him overnight to change his ways.

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Christmas traditions for kids – YouTube (7:27)https://youtu.be/h24X5ywDQiwA short video about some Christmas traditions and Santa Claus

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The Polar Express – Book Adaptation – YouTube (8:52)https://youtu.be/UmUBGHtjGZ4A video chronicling the famous Chris Van Allsburg story of the same name. – Book Adaptation of the popular book and film 

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A Christmas Carol 1971 ~ Animated ~ Alastair Sim ~ Full Length ORIGINAL POST – YouTube (25 min)https://youtu.be/iN6IMZFwY50The excellent 1971 animated version of the Charles Dickens classic by Richard Williams.

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The 12 Labours of Santa Claus | Secret World of Santa Claus | ZeeKay Junior – YouTube (23:35)https://youtu.be/qV9LoWydtWUEvery 100 years, Santa Claus has to pass a test to make sure he’s still fit and healthy to deliver toys to children around the world. – No subtitles 

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Christmas Stories for Children and Kids – Christmas Car Stancer the Santamobile Santa’s Car – YouTube (6:26)https://youtu.be/MLHzxyy1VQYChristmas Stories for Kids and Children – A christmas story about Santa Claus and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer from the Santa Stories by Derek Buckham

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Christmas Around the World – An Interactive Video – YouTubehttps://youtu.be/OPxVxNMIaGgThis interactive video gives second grade students information regarding different Christmas traditions around the world.

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English Vocabulary and Pronunciation of Christmas – Santa – YouTube (6:30)https://youtu.be/blnGfJJqdUgThe most recognisable symbol of the English Christmas is Father Christmas. Santa Claus, as he is also known, has a long history that goes back to the Germanic gods.

 

Writing

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A letter to Santahttp://www.teach-this.com/images/resources/letter-to-santa.pdfStudents complete a letter to Santa, telling Santa the good things they have done this year. – A printable pdf to fill in

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The Christmas Shed – THE LITERACY SHEDhttps://www.literacyshed.com/the-christmas-shed.htmlLiteracy Shed Conferences 2019.  Several Short Films with Teacher’s Notes to inspire writing. ​Click the image for more details.

 

Interactive

 

Quiz

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Christmas Trivia | Holiday Trivia | ESL Games – YouTube (3:28)https://youtu.be/9ndG3bR0-uQA super fun trivia game to get students into the holiday season. A great resource to get students relaxed and warmed up for the holiday season.

 

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Baamboozle – Featured Gameshttps://www.baamboozle.com/search?param=christmas&fbclid=IwAR0kV6IwP_mZUECan5N91NUF4Vg6RfJ6h-fjtqB188axVkAn7JhU4C0Z4Y8Separate students into teams. Teams take turns choosing random questions. Press the Check button after an answer has been given. If the answer is correct press Okay, if not, press the Oops button.

More Materials

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Christmas Activity Packhttps://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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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.