Homestretch to the Holidays

By Storyworks 3 Editors
December 14, 2021

Dear Teachers,

The days are getting shorter, but Storyworks 3 can help you sprinkle cheer into your classrooms. Bring on the smiles with these joyful stories for the holiday season!

--The Gift of the Magi – In this play adaptation of the classic O. Henry holiday tale, students will learn the true meaning of giving.

--Those Shoes – Jeremy learns to put the needs of a friend above his own in a heartwarming fiction story by Maribeth Boelts.

--Toys or Treasures? – In these paired texts, students will learn about collectable toys and discover that happy memories are sometimes the most valuable treasure of all.

--The Big One – On an ice fishing trip, Joe reels in a special connection with his dad in this realistic story by Tommy Greenwald.

--A Christmas Carol – In this month's issue, Charles Dickens' classic story teaches us that kindness and generosity are the best gifts to give.

 

What other stories are spreading cheer for you? Let us know by emailing storyworks3@scholastic.com or by posting in our Facebook group.

 

Happy Holidays,

Tricia Culligan

Editor, Storyworks 3

tculligan@scholastic.com

Twitter: @triciaculligan

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