• Merrick Wells

The Nineteenth of December

Updated: Jan 4, 2020

December 19th: Themes for celebration and contemplation

If you are looking for some themes and points of interest to add to your advent countdown, the Bulldogz Christmas spirit is in full flow and we can provide you with some of the fun, serious and little known points of celebration for each day on this magical countdown.

December 19

Re-Gifting Day

On the final Thursday before Christmas America encourages companies to hold their Christmas parties. It is called National Re-Gifting Day as research shows 40% of gifts distributed at office parties are given to someone else without any use.

The British Council and BBC have produced this class and video to explore the concepts of giving and receiving. A full hour class with worksheets and associated video activity. Literally perfect for that final Thursday before term finishes, don't you think?

A Christmas Carol

The 19th of December 1843 was the day that Charles Dickens published his classic "A Christmas Carol.

There are huge numbers of potential resources for teaching with this classic tale, Teachwire.net have a series of teaching ideas to be found here.

The British Council and the BBC have produced a 90minute class with materials for adults and older teens found here.

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