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Samuel F. B. Morse Elementary #98

Sheri Burton  Mary Shell, Assistant Principal

School Newspaper

December 2013

Facts about December

·     Christmas is celebrated

·     Kwanzaa is celebrated

·     December 31st is New Year’s Eve

·     December 3rd is Let’s Hug Day

·     December 5th is National Blue Jeans Day

·     December 21st marks the beginning of Winter

·     The 1st Nobel Prize was awarded in 1901

Question: What is the Nobel Prize?

Poem of the Month

A Chubby Little Snowman

A chubby little snowman

Had a carrot nose

Along came a rabbit

And what do you suppose?

That hungry little bunny

Looking for his lunch,

ATE the snowman’s carrot nose…

Nibble, nibble, CRUNCH

Word Knowledge

Write ten or more words using the letters in instrumentalist. Each word must have four or more letters.

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Riddles and Jokes

Question: Why are calendars so popular?

Answer: Because they have a date every day!

Question: Why did the tired worker tear off part of the calendar?

Answer: Because he wanted a month off!

Question: What do you call Santa when he stops moving?

Answer: Santa Pause

Question: Why do mummies like Christmas so much?

Answer: Because of all the wrapping.

Words   Words    Words   Words

Match the words with the definitions. Work with a partner.

1.     the space set apart for the audience in a school

2.     to stop; discontinue; to come to an end

3.     a member of a state or country

4.     a person who lacks courage

5.     to demolish

6.     an attempt

7.     to lose brightness and color

8.     to build

A.     effort

B.     citizen

C.     auditorium

D.     construct

E.     coward

F.     cease

G.     fade

H.     destroy