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New Jersey 4th graders view of Christmas

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New Jersey 4th graders view of Christmas H. Clark Here is some of the food we eat for Christmas celebrations in New Jersey: turkey, ham, pork chops, cranberry sauce, and apple sauce. In New Jersey most family traditions include Christmas trees and hanging stockings. Some of the fun activities we do on Christmas are open

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Marmora, N.J. 4th grade

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Marmora, N.J. 4th grade H. Clark We like to eat stuffing, mashed potatoes, and macaroni. The main parts of the meal are turkey, and ham. For dessert we like to eat cheesecake and brownies. We get to have no school and we always put up a tree. We hope it snows so we can have

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Memories of Christmas in South Dakota

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Memories of Christmas in South Dakota Elmira Smith When I was a little girl, we would get together with aunts, uncles and cousins at my grandparents place. I can remember when we had to hitch the horses to a sleigh and travel two and half miles to my grandparents place. It was cold out but

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Eastern Washington Christmas!

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Eastern Washington Christmas! normandale I live in a small town in Washington State. I feel like we have a pretty unique Christmas tradition and thought I would share! On Christmas Eve (this is the unique part, I think) my parents have a huge party where everyone they know is invited; friends, family, family-in-laws, neighbors, pastors,

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NJ 4th Grade UTES

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NJ 4th Grade UTES r.gillespie The most important foods we eat in New Jersey during the holidays are turkey, mashed potatoes, and veggies. Some activities we like to do are having parties, opening gifts, and talking to Santa. Several traditions that we have are hanging stockings and sledding. And finally, we like to decorate by

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NJ 4th Grade UTES

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NJ 4th Grade UTES r.gillespie A week before Christmas we hang stockings. My friends and I play Santa and hand out presents to people. All people open presents on Christmas Day, Dec. 25. We have a big family dinner on Christmas Eve. All the parents hang stockings on Christmas Eve. On Christmas day we open

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A Merry Christmas!

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A Merry Christmas! mary_444 I have always enjoyed Christmas ever since I was a little girl. There were always all the family members gathered at my grandparent’s house. We always took turns opening the presents, too. The kids would pass out the presents to our relatives who were there. This Christmas I have to work

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response to Michelle

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response to Michelle Marion Our 1st grade teachers are doing a project on Christmas around the world. They are studying Italy now. They have found that Italian families eat a meatless supper, pranzo della vigilia, which may include seafoods such as eel, cod, squid, octopus, and clams. I have not found an answer as to

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Christmas in Seattle

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Christmas in Seattle Laughs101 I love Christmas here in Seattle! Every year, we see the play “A Christmas Carol” at the ACT Theatre. It is cool because downtown is so pretty with all the Christmas decorations. We always get our tree at Westover Farm, which is near my house. They have great trees! We get

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A Missouri Christmas

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A Missouri Christmas barb Here in Missouri we celebrate like much of the US. We put up our tree a few weeks ahead of time so we can enjoy the pretty lites and colors. The children, although grown-up now still draw names and love to get together. The Christmas Story is read on Christmas Eve

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SCMS Christmas-Part 2

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SCMS Christmas-Part 2 Nan McNeill Karinzia’s Christmas: Christmas Eve my Grandmother lets me open my gifts before anyone else. That’s because I live with her and I go spend Christmas day with my mother and sister. Christmas Eve all of my family gathers together at my house for dinner. We have turkey and dressing, ham

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SCMS Christmas-Part 1

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SCMS Christmas-Part 1 Nan McNeill James G’s Christmas: My family celebrates Christmas by going to bed on Christmas Eve and getting up and opening some of our presents before Mom and Dad get up. Then we eat and after they get up we open the rest. We go see our Grandparents and we give them

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SCMS Christmas-Part 3

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SCMS Christmas-Part 3 Nan McNeill Tamara’s Christmas: We celebrate Christmas by giving everybody presents. We eat turkey, cake, other stuff with Papa, Graney, aunts, uncles, cousins, sisters, and brothers. We can eat and open presents at the same time. This year I don’t want presents. I want money. I am getting a nike ring. I

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Swedish Christmas Feast at Dad’s

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Swedish Christmas Feast at Dad’s deborah On Christmas Eve my sister and her family, my brother and his family, and myself and my family go to my father’s to a Swedish feast. We make our own headcheese two days before the feast and we have potato sausage, Swedish meatballs, lutefisk, bonust, lingonberries, cardamon buns, and

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One Final Christmas

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One Final Christmas BLEAU This, though the saddest, is also the most joyous of Christmas’ I can ever remember. Life has been good to me and my family. My wife and I have five wonderful and beautiful children along with the three greatest sons-in-law a family could ask for. Three are our own children and

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