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Write a Letter to Santa

French Class Project Idea

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Language classes are as fun or as boring as the teacher and students make them. Grammar drills, vocabulary tests, and pronunciation labs are the basis of many successful language classes, but it's also good to incorporate some creative interaction, and projects can be just the thing.

In the run-up to Christmas, it can be especially difficult to keep students interested. Instead of fighting it, why not incorporate Christmas into the classroom? One fun and easy way to do this is to write a letter to Santa.

Project
Write a letter to Santa, either individually or as a class.

Components
  1. Greeting and introduction
  2. Thank Santa for last year's present
  3. Ask for what you want this Christmas
  4. Explain good things you've done this year
  5. Apologize for bad things you've done this year
  6. Close the letter

Stuck for ideas? Take a look at my sample letter.


Resources
Notes

To receive a response from Santa himself, send your individual or class letter to his official mailing address:

Santa Claus
North Pole H0H 0H0
Canada

Of course, you don't have to be in a French class to write a letter to Santa - anyone can do it, in any language.
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