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CHRISTMAS POEMS

 

(Updated on 22/11/2016)





 

 

  • Mother Christmas by Roald Dahl
    "Where art thou, Mother Christmas?
    I only wish I knew
    Why Father should get all the praise
    And no one mentions you..."

    (roalddahl.com)

     

  • Bob Welsh - My Christmas Eve - a poem (YouTube)
    "Bob Welsh spent 29 years as an Ohio State Trooper, and now is a professional storyteller. He has a spoken word poem about working on Christmas Eve."
    (Neatorama)

 

 

  • Christmas by John Betjeman
    "The bells of waiting Advent ring,
    The Tortoise stove is lit again
    And lamp-oil light across the night
    Has caught the streaks of winter rain"

    (robertarood.wordpress.com)
  • Christmas Poetry and Hymn Collection
    "This collection includes 40 different Christmas carols collected and read by Douglas D. Anderson, the creator of The Hymns and Carols... "
    (archive.org)
  • "Santa's Accident" - a short poem
    (fizzyfunnyfuzzy.com)

  • Talking Turkeys!! by Benjamin Zephaniah - with a VIDEO (BBC)
    or Benjamin Zephaniah - Talking Turkeys - a poem
    (YouTube)



    - avec des Fiches d'activités pédagogiques
    :
    Objectifs
    Culturel : découverte de la poésie anglophone des Antilles (Guyane, Jamaïque)
    Linguistiques
    - compétences : atelier d'écriture
    - lexique : la nature, le départ, les activités physiques
    - grammaire : rebrassage du gérondif (V -ing), du prétérit et de l auxiliaire modal can

    (CNDP)