The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree

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Vocabulary Word of the Day
venturesome - Involving risk or danger; hazardous; daring; adventurous; bold; brave
The balsam grows up the rocky craigs where only a venturesome man may go.
"Papa says the balsam grows high on the rocky craigs up near heaven where only a venturesome man will go," said Ruthie.
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Read The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree

 

Discuss the setting of the story and the main characters.
Complete the following character and setting chart.
Main Characters
Setting
Papa
Ruthie
Mama
Pine Grove
Appalachian Mountains
through a year of seasons

 

Links to Activities
Christmas Tree Background Information
Bonus Mentor Sentence Lesson: The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
Christmas Read Alouds for Upper Elementary {Free Activities}
THE YEAR OF THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS TREE
Discover Christmas Trees curriculum packet