Don't take anything for granted in this assignment by assuming that your reader has already seen or experienced the same thing you have. Imagine that you are writing a description that will be read to someone who is blind. Your words will form the only image they have of whatever you are attempting to describe.
Word Bank - Santa; mistletoe; sleigh ride; candles; pines; bells; holly; chimney; reindeer; decorations; Christmas tree; eggnog; gifts; wrapping; Rudolph; icicles; manger; pageant; pumpkin pie; yuletide; toy-land; tinsel; Christmas stockings; Scrooge; turkey; parades; elves; ham; lights; fruitcake; poinsettia; snowflakes;
May we prompt you?
1. What is the best part of Christmas?
2. Tell about a Christmas gift that you were most excited about giving.
3. Share some of your family's Christmas traditions.
4. Describe the Christmas tree at your house.
5. What are some of your favorite Christmas games?
6. How do the sights and sounds of this holiday season affect your mood?
7. Besides home, where would be the perfect place to celebrate Christmas?
8. Plan (and describe) the perfect Christmas meal.
9. Re-tell your favorite Christmas story.
10. Tell about your first encounter with Santa.