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The Christmas Book Flood Activities and Lesson Plans for 2024

Elementary teachers looking for lesson plans and activities for The Christmas Book Flood will find this post helpful. It includes resource recommendations, free teaching ideas, and information about the book. You’ll have everything you need to deliver engaging interactive read aloud lessons based on this story.

With themes of gratitude and patience, this The Christmas Book Flood picture book by Emily Kilgore is a favorite in 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms. It will be a big hit in your classroom too! Learn more about this book below!

Engage Your Students with The Christmas Book Flood Lesson Plans & Activities in 3 Easy Steps:

  1. Read a summary of The Christmas Book Flood. You can find it in the section below.
  2. Check out the teaching ideas for reading comprehension strategies, grammar topics and social emotional learning skills that can be taught using this children’s book.
  3. Download the book companion to make lesson planning simple with The Christmas Book Flood reading comprehension questions, writing prompts, teaching ideas & no-prep extension activities.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOK FLOOD SUMMARY

The story The Christmas Book Flood is about a community of people who are waiting for December 24th. They prepare by circling books that they want and asking others what books they are interested in. The characters go to the bookstore to buy magical and wonderful books for others.

On December 24th, the characters exchange books and the Christmas Book Flood begins as they dive into their new stories.

THE CHRISTMAS BOOK FLOOD LESSON PLAN IDEAS

Each of our 600+ Starts With a Story book companions come with a teacher’s guide to make lesson planning quick and easy, printable worksheets and digital resources that cover ALL of the standards-based reading comprehension skills.

When it comes to writing lesson plans and finding activities for The Christmas Book Flood, we’ve already done all of the heavy lifting for you.

We found this book was especially good at teaching the topics listed below.

READING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

The text-based The Christmas Book Flood reading comprehension questions focus on:

  • analyzing setting
  • making connections
  • author’s purpose

LITERATURE-BASED SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING LESSONS

We found this story to be a great SEL picture book to promote:

  • gratitude
  • patience

GRAMMAR, VOCABULARY & WORD STUDY

  • action verbs
  • adjectives
  • compound words

THE CHRISTMAS BOOK FLOOD ACTIVITIES

You’ll receive all of the following resources aligned to the story:

  • comprehension questions
  • 30 writing prompts with themed paper
  • vocabulary activities
  • word study print & go activities
  • ideas for grammar lessons with focus sentence printables
  • social emotional learning discussion topics
  • graphic organizers to target specific comprehension skills and strategies
The Christmas Book Flood book companion
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BOOK INFO FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS

What are the reading levels for The Christmas Book Flood?

  • Lexile® Measure: AD630L
  • Guided Reading Level: N/A
  • DRA Level: N/A
  • Accelerated Reader Level (ARC): N/A

Who is the author? Who is the illustrator?

The book was written by Emily Kilgore. It was illustrated by Kitty Moss.

What genre is The Christmas Book Flood?

It is a fiction book. You may want to check out our genre activities or read our blog post, How to Teach Genre to Elementary Students.

How many pages are in the book?

The story is 40 pages long.

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