Christmas Webquest: Santa's Home Has Been Listed on Zillow!
This is the perfect set of instructional materials
to work with your students in the last few weeks prior to the
Christmas break! Whew! It is a busy time of the year that’s for

Now, to let you know a bit more about this product. As
most of you are probably aware, Zillow has drawn quite a
considerable amount of attention to themselves in the last
week or so by creating a listing of Santa’s home at the North

So, I have taken that listing and capitalized on it as a
teaching and learning experience! This packet of materials
contains the following:

(1) 30 comprehension questions that travel and span the
different levels of complexity;

(2) 10 selected vocabulary words from the listing to complete
“word work” with to include fifteen different pages of
vocabulary graphic organizers to utilize;

(3) A performance based task that can be differentiated just
simply by student preference;

(4) 3 different performance based tasks which involve
“designing and creating” based on written descriptions from
the listing that include the topics of: (1) Santa’s garage; (2)
state-of-the-art toy making facility; and (3) toy prototypes;

(5) 2 argumentative/persuasive writing prompts complete with
organizers to frame thinking;

(6) An extended activity in terms of investigating the history of
Fisher Price Toys and sequencing major events within the

(7) An extended activity in terms of investigating the proper
way to roast chestnuts and sequencing major events within
the article;

(8) An extended activity in terms of utilizing a cake batter sugar
cookie recipe complete with comprehension questions; and

(9) An extended activity in terms of using analogies complete
with graphic organizers to frame the analogies.
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Created: Dec 6, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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