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Roll to Create a Holiday Story

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1 page (PDF)|Suitable for Grades: 2 - 6

A fun, hands-on holiday activity using a die and a chart to create a narrative text.

Use this teaching resource to create a holiday narrative.

How to use this resource:

  1. Roll the die. Match the number rolled to a row on the chart, and see which story element is in the ‘1st Roll’ column. Write the element in the corresponding blank at the bottom of the page.
  2. Roll again. Match the number to a row on the chart, and see which story element is in the ‘2nd Roll’ column. Write this element in the corresponding blank at the bottom of the page.
  3. Continue in this same manner until you have all of the story elements.
  4. Write a narrative text that includes all of the story elements you have rolled.

This resource works great as a writing center activity during the weeks leading up to Christmas.

Looking for an activity for those students who don’t celebrate? Check out our Roll to Create a Gingerbread House activity:

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  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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