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Christmas Grammar Task Cards - Common and Proper Nouns

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: 2 - 5

Practice identifying common and proper nouns with Christmas Noun Task Cards!

Common and Proper Nouns…With a Christmas Twist!

Christmas is coming up, and what better way to celebrate is by integrating a bit of cheer into every subject? We’ve created a fun set of Christmas-themed common and proper noun task cards to help your upper elementary students review common and proper nouns. 

Students read through the task card and determine whether the underlined noun is common or proper. They will then record their answers on the recording sheet.

An answer sheet is included with your download for students to self-check their answers. 

Scaffolding + Extension Tips 

Support struggling students by providing them with reference materials such as a Parts of Speech anchor chart.

Are you looking for alternate difficulty levels for this resource? This resource can be easily modified for more accessible or challenging readability by editing the Google Slides file!

More Ways to Put Their Writing Skills to the Test!

A dedicated, experienced educator team created this resource for students to work on independently in your Christmas Writing Centers or stations. However, check out our suggestions for using this activity to reinforce your small group and full-class lessons, too: 

🏫 Whole Class Instruction

Project the task cards on a whiteboard and work through each together, discussing different ways of approaching and completing the questions.

🧮 Small Group 

Teach concepts in a small group setting. Students can use mini whiteboards to “show and share” their work for each problem.

✏️ Individual Practice

For an independent task, students can use their writing notebooks to record their answers.

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between PDF, or Google Slides versions of this resource. An answer key is included with your download. 

Print on cardstock for added durability and longevity. Place all pieces in a folder or large envelope for easy access. 

Punch a hole in each corner to keep the task cards out of pockets or under desks to place them on a binder ring. 


This resource was created by Anna Helwig, a teacher in Arizona and Teach Starter collaborator.

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