How Santa Got His Job

by Stephen Krensky

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Summary – Story which tells about all the jobs that Santa had prior to his current job, which prepared him and gave his the experience he needed.

Websites
How Santa Got His Job | KidsEcoPosters
https://www.kidseconposters.com/how-santa-got-his-job
connects this book with Economic concepts goods and services

Pitner’s Potpourri: How Sant Got His Job
http://pitnerm.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-santa-got-his-job-freebies-for.html
Sequencing, Cause and Effect Printables

Christmas in the Trenches

by John McCutcheon

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Video
Christmas in the Trenches
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9coPzDx6tA
Video of John McCutcheon telling the story and singing this song

Websites
Christmas in the Trenches, 1914
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/trenches.htm

Christmas Truce Lesson Plan

https://www.polk-fl.net/staff/teachers/tah/documents/MicrosoftWord-Maassen-TheChristmasTruceTAHLesson.pdf

McBookword – Christmas in the trenches
http://www.mcbookwords.com/books/christmasinthetrenches.html

The Story of the WWI Christmas Truce | History | Smithsonian
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-of-the-wwi-christmas-truce-11972213/

Teaching the 1914 Christmas Truces Resource Pack

https://research.ncl.ac.uk/media/sites/researchwebsites/martinlutherkingmlkpeacecommittee/documents/MLKPC%20-%20Teaching%20the%201914%20Christmas%20Truces%201-4.pdf

World War One Christmas Truce| Martin Luther King Peace Committee

http://research.ncl.ac.uk/martinlutherking/activities/worldwaronechristmastruces/

Polar Express

by Chris Van Allsburg

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Video
VID Polar Express

Polar Express – Storyline
http://www.storylineonline.net/polar/story.swf

Website
Chris Van Allsburg | The Polar Express
http://www.chrisvanallsburg.com/polarexpress.html

Polar Express Event
http://www.polarexpress.org/index.html
Ride on the Polar Express

Polar Express – Fun & Games
http://www.polarexpress.com/games-fun

Top 100 Picture Books #56 Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
http://blog.schoollibraryjournal.com/afuse8production/2012/05/25/top-100-picture-books-56-the-polar-express-by-chris-van-allsburg/#_