Christmas Creative Writing Assignment
Use this Christmas creative writing assignment choice board to combine covering the writing curriculum and enjoy the holiday season with your classes. Students will select the role of one character – Santa’s Elf, Christmas Turkey, Gingerbread man, Christmas Tree, or Museum Curator – and create a written product (brochure, postcards, infographic, etc.) based on the character’s specific writing prompt. Students select from 1 of the 5 different writing options using the RAFT format (Role, Audience, Format, Topic).
This no-prep – just photocopy and teach – creative writing assignment excites and engages students during Writer’s Workshop or any ELA writing lesson.
- This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning, e.g. Google Classroom and Google Slides format.
This Christmas Creative Writing assignment is also included in the Creative Writing Year Long Bundle, the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 1, and the Full Year Middle School English Language Arts Lesson Bundle 2.
Christmas Creative Writing Assignment – Resource Includes:
- Detailed Teacher Instructions
- 1 Christmas Creative Writing Assignment
- 1 Standards-Based Grading Rubric (Level 1 – Level 4)
- 1 Points-Based Grading Rubric (Provides a final percentage mark)
- Google Classroom-ready PDFs
- Google Slides format
Christmas Creative Writing Assignment – Teacher Feedback:
- “My students had fun choosing and completing one of these writing options. It was a great way to keep them writing right before the break.”
- “These fun prompts are a great way to keep students writing during the busy time before Christmas!”
- “I really enjoyed this activity. It is fun, well prepared and easy to assess. My 7/8 class found it a lot of fun.”
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- Christmas Unit
- Christmas Non-Fiction Article
- Christmas Digital Escape Room
- Christmas Writing Prompts
- Christmas Truce of 1914 Media Analysis Unit
- Middle School Christmas Activities Bundle
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