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The Gift of the Magi

The Gift of the Magi FREE Lesson Plans

The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who each sell his or her most prized possession to have money to buy a gift for his or her spouse. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season.

What Level is the Story Unit?

Not only is the message a good one, but the book lends itself to covering a number of CCSS skills. The original story measures 6.1 grade equivalent; however, it is a little challenging for sixth graders with its Lexile rating at 940. Due to this, I have also included a simplified version that measures a 4.9 grade equivalent. I made sure that both versions of the story contain the same vocabulary words, making this a perfect unit for differentiated instruction. Continue Reading

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Christmas in July ~ The Gift of the Magi ~ Part 4

Gift of the Magi Writing Project

The Gift of the Magi Writing Project

Part 4 ~ Gift of the Magi Writing Project

It’s not too early to plan your Christmas units. The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who sell their most prized possessions to have money to buy gifts for the other. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season.

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Christmas in July ~ The Gift of the Magi ~ Part 3

The Gift of the Magi ~ Free Lesson Plans ~ Part 3 Constructive Response Writing

Constructive Response Writing for
The Gift of the Magi

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Christmas in July ~ The Gift of the Magi ~ Part 2

The Gift of the Magi ~ Free Lesson Plans ~ Part 1 Vocabulary

Comprehension for The Gift of the Magi

It’s not too early to plan your Christmas units. The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who sell their most prized possessions to have money to buy gifts for the other. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season. The full unit will be provided over four blog posts as part of Christmas in July.

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Christmas in July ~ The Gift of the Magi ~ Part 1

The Gift of the Magi ~ Free Lesson Plans ~ Part 1 Vocabulary

Vocabulary for The Gift of the Magi


It’s not too early to plan your Christmas units. The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who sell their most prized possessions to have money to buy gifts for the other. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season.

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