A Tree on The Door

I want to share another activity I did with my students last week.

I gave them a Christmas bauble template and told them they would do the following tasks: ( as we have recently done “perhaps”, “definitely”, “maybe” to talk about future)



  • Write the followings on your Christmas Tree Ornament, then decorate your ornament, cut it and hand in to your teacher. You will create a Christmas Tree on the wall.
  • Your name:
  • Presents you want to get at Christmas.
  • Presents you will give to your family and friends.
  • 2 things you will do during the Christmas break.
  • 5 things you will do in the New Year ( 2014)


I will also do “like” and “as” with another class tomorrow so I’m planning to assign them to write a poem on their baubles.

Here’s the skeleton of their poems

  • Christmas sounds like —
  • Christmas tastes like —-
  • Christmas feels like —
  • Christmas looks like —
  • Christmas smells like —
  • Christmas sounds like —-
  • Christmas is a time
  • When —


4 Comments on A Tree on The Door

  1. Claire Archibald
    December 15, 2013 at 5:57 pm (3 years ago)

    Brilliant idea, thanks for sharing!

  2. Sheila Burkett
    December 15, 2013 at 9:10 pm (3 years ago)

    WONDERFUL activity. This will tie in nicely with their holiday research projects. Thanks so much for sharing.

  3. Mirela
    December 16, 2013 at 5:40 am (3 years ago)

    Excellent idea, I’m going to try it today 🙂 thanks for sharing

  4. Susan
    December 16, 2013 at 6:01 am (3 years ago)

    The beauty of this idea is that classes with a wide range of proficiency levels can all make a great tree.


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