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

The Gift of the Magi Writing ProjectGift 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.

The full unit will be provided over four blog posts as part of Christmas in July.

The posts will include:

 

I hope your students will enjoy this unit.

 

Instructions for the Writing Project

Have students select one famous couple. The couple may be nonfictional historical couples or fictional ones from literature. Printables are provided for the following couples:

  • The Little Mermaid and the Prince
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Beauty and the Beast
  • Mark Anthony and Cleopatra
  • Lancelot and Guinevere
  • John Smith and Pocahontas
  • Robin Hood and Maid Marian
  • Napoleon and Josephine
  • John and Abigail Adams
  • Helen of Troy and Paris

Students will rewrite the story of The Gift of the Magi with the famous couple as the two main characters of the story. 

Gift of the Magi Writing Project ~ This packet contains free printables for ten different famous couples. Both full color and black line copies are provided.
This packet contains printables with ten different famous couples. Both full color and black line copies are provided.

Click here to download the resource.

Do you need additional teaching resources? Check out these Christmas resources at my on Teachers Pay Teachers store.

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Book Unit

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Book Unit

I Have Who Has Prefixes and Suffixes

Free Game for the Holidays

Compare and Contrast Christmas

Compare and Contrast Christmas

Compare and Contrast Christmas

This is a free sample from the Compare and Contrast Christmas pictured to the right.

Gay Miller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Divider by Teacher Karma

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