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HELP: Christmas words from A to Z
Old 12-03-2006, 10:09 AM
 
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I am trying to compile a list of Christmas words for each letter of the alphabet. My students are going to create their own A to Z Christmas books as a langauge arts lesson. I still need words for Q, X, and U. I could use a few more words for these letters: Y, A, I, and O. I am in pretty good shape on the other letters. If anyone has an entire list they can email me here is my address:
vlconrad50@yahoo.com

THANKS FOR ANY HELP YOU CAN GIVE ME
HAPPY HOLIDAYS


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Hmmm...
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How about Quiet, Quaint, Quilt, Quality.

The only thing I can think of for X is xylophone.

Under, Uplifting, Underwear , Useful, Understanding.

Yule, Yummy, Year, Yesterday.

Anticipation, Apple, Aunt, Another.

Icicle, Inspiring, Intimate, Ideal.

Open, Offer, Outstanding, Overload.

Cute idea for building vocabulary! Mind if I borrow it?
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Mellen--Borrow it of course!
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Of course I would love for you to use the idea in your classroom. When I get my whole list cimpiled I could possible email it to you!
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x word
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not the best but X-mas. Got that from a poem -the ABC's of Christmas the site was: http://home.att.net/~scorh5/ChristmasABC.html
Valerie could you put me on the e-mail list when you're done?
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Christmas Words
Old 12-03-2006, 12:47 PM
 
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Valerie -

I too would love to receive a copy of your list when you finish it.

In terms of words --- some letters are harder for sure --

How about the standard "x" type words - like "x-citing" "x-trespecial" I would probably also go with the x-mas, as it is commonly used.

For A -- angel, adorable, advent, animals, assembling, aromas

Y - yarn, yams, yuletide or yule log

I - iced cookies, ivy

O - ornaments, opening

U - Unity


Sounds like a great project


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mrsb203---I thought of x-mas but would never want my studetns or my community to think I was leaving Christ out of Christmas. I am going with xylophone so far---will have the music teacher drag one out to show the kids.
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Old 12-03-2006, 01:17 PM
 
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we make an ABC's of christmas book. here's what we use. we make two letters a day in our book. we started last week:

a=angel (read The Littlest Angel)
b=bell (read The boy of the Bells)
c - candy cane
d=dear santa (the kids write a letter and glue it in their book)
e=elf
f=fruitcake
g=gingerbread man (read any one of the many versions of the gingerbread man)
h=holly man (i have a cute pattern)
i=icicle
j=jack in the box
k= kris kringle (we show the move santa claus is coming to town)
l=lights
m= music
n=nutcracker (i read the story to them)
o=ornaments
p=pointsettia
q=christmas quilt
r=reindeer (read the story and watch the movie)
s=snowflake
t=tree
u=under the tree
v=visitors
w=wreath
x=x's & o's (kisses and hugs...i have the kids make a christmas card and sign it with x's and o's)
y=yule log
z= zzzz (we make a bed with a child sleeping in it and a little speach balloon that says "i'm dreaming of a wonderful christmas with you,zzzzzz)

then we wrap it up and give it as a gift to their parents for xmas.
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cute idea!
Old 12-03-2006, 03:01 PM
 
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I, too, would like to see your lists and maybe even hear more about how you incorporate it into your curriculum. Sounds really cute! patty6bo@aol.com thanks!
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Great Idea!
Old 12-03-2006, 06:00 PM
 
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This is a great idea! I want to use it too. It sounds like a lot of fun also. Thanks everyone for sharing super ideas.
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Old 12-05-2006, 07:35 PM
 
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z = zero degrees ...
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Old 12-14-2007, 02:21 PM
 
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X can be for X-Mas.
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Christmas A to Z
Old 12-16-2007, 12:58 PM
 
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angel
bell
carols
december
ever green
fruitcake
green
holly
icicle
jack-in-the-box
kris kringle
lights
mistletoe
noel
ornaments
presents
quilt
red
snow
tinsel
under the tree
visitors
wreath
xmas
yuletide
zipper (brrr cold)
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abc's of chrismas
Old 12-18-2007, 02:45 PM
 
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what would work for z stupid
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abc's of chrismas
Old 12-18-2007, 02:48 PM
 
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z=zeal i don't know wat that mean but oh well
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A-Z Christmas List
Old 12-17-2008, 01:04 PM
 
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A. angel,
B. bells, bows, boughs, baby (Jesus),
C. carol, caroling, Christmas, candle, chestnuts, candy cane, Cinter Clause (Dutch)
D. decorations, December, Donder, Dasher, Dancer
E. eggnog, each other, elves, evergreeen, Ebineezer
F. family, frankincense, fun, fa-la-la-la-la, frost, Frostie
G. gift, goose (Christmas), Ghost of Christmas past, present, future
H. holly, ho ho ho, How the Grinch Stold Christmas
I. incense, ice, icecicle, ice cream, infant, Its A Wonderful Life
J. Jingle Bells, Jack Frost, jolley
K. Kris Kringle, klondike, kids
L. love, lore, Lord, lights, lists
M. merry, mirh, hirth, mistletoe
N. noel, nutcracker, nog, nativity, nuts, 'naughty or nice', Nickolas
O. Ole St. Nick, ornament, ostentatious, open presents, observe
P. Polar Express, Prancer, present, poinsettia, package, post, parcel
Q. quiet, quaint
R. Rudolph, reindeer, red ribbons, red suit, requests
S. Suit, snowflake, sleigh, Santa, star, snow, snowman, surprise, sack, Scrooge
T. tree, trim, tale, toboggan, teddy bear, trains, toys, tanenbuam, tinsel
U. unwrap, under the tree
V. Vixen, velour, visitors
W. wrap, wreath
X. X's n O's, Xmas
Y. yule, yuletite, yule log
Z. Zooms (Santa's sleigh to make the time), Zzzzz'
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