A Holiday Play: A Day in the Life of Santa Claus
About This Product
A Holiday Play: A Day in the Life of Santa Claus is a play written with 14 parts. Originally written for students in 1st-3rd grades, but can be adapted according to abilities and interest. This resources comes with a complete teaching guide with questions to use prior and at the completion of the performance.
Other jobs for a Play may include:
- Sound effects
- Master of Ceremonies
- House staff (e.g., selling tickets, ushering, etc.).
Implementation can help with:
- Balanced Literacy
- Comparison and Contrast
- Choral reading
- Reading Comprehension
- Vocabulary development
- Character development
- Purpose and View
- Parts of a Story
- Strengthen creative/critical thinking
- Creative expression
- Summarizing skills
Play Summary: Santa Claus has a busy day getting ready for his favorite time of the year! Come meet Mrs. Claus, the elves, the train engineer, the postman, and Frosty.
Common Core Standards
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity:
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
A total of 16 pages.