Christmas Creative Writing Assignment


Christmas Creative Writing: Use this Christmas creative writing choice board assignment, to combine covering the writing curriculum and enjoy the holiday season with your classes. Students are provided with 5 different Christmas themed writing options using the RAFT format (Role, Audience, Format, Topic). This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom.

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.

This “no prep – just photocopy” creative writing assignment gets students excited and engaged during Writer’s Workshop or any ELA writing lesson.

Assignment sheet and rubrics are provided with multiple background options and with both landscape and portrait format options.

********** Teacher Feedback **********

1. “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.”

2. “These fun prompts are a great way to keep students writing during the busy time before Christmas!”

3. “I really enjoyed this activity. It is fun, well prepared and easy to assess. My 7/8 class found it a lot of fun.”


Included in this package:

-Detailed Teacher Instructions

-1 Christmas Creative Writing Assignment (with multiple background options)

-1 Standards-Based Grading Rubric (Level 1 – Level 4)

-1 Points Based Grading Rubric (Provides a final percentage mark)

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