Can be used with dictionary skills... but we're doing Nonfiction Facts about Kites instead!

Dictionary Kites-- amp it up by having students find synonyms and antonyms or writing sentences using the word.

Jolly, brisk, mirthful, lively, alert, festive, lighthearted, cheerful, jovial,  joyous…all synonyms for Merry. It’s interesting we only use this word for Christmas…not Merry Birthday, or Merry Anniversary. This year, I hope we all have a very Merry Christmas!

Jolly, brisk, mirthful, lively, alert, festive, lighthearted, cheerful, jovial, joyous…all synonyms for Merry. It’s interesting we only use this word for Christmas…not Merry Birthday, or Merry Anniversary. This year, I hope we all have a very Merry Christmas!

jolly  ˈjälē/  adjective  1.  happy and cheerful.  "he was a jolly man full of jokes"  synonyms:cheerful, happy, cheery, good-humored, jovial, merry, sunny, joyful,joyous, lighthearted, in high spirits,bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, gleeful,mirthful, genial, affable, fun-loving;  informalchipper, chirpy, perky,bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, hail-fellow-well-met;   formaljocund,jocose;   datedgay;   literaryblithe  "he returned in a jolly mood"

Santa Claus comes from St. Nicholas, a Christian bishop living in (what is now) Turkey in the fourth century AD. Nicholas had inherited a great deal of wealth and was known for giving it away to.

The synonym of delight is joy.  I often don’t reflect the joy a Christian should have. Yet, I want to be that joyous person who leads others, especially my children, to Christ. While the two older kiddos have accepted Christ as their Savior, I do have a little guy to raise and share God’s love …

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Happy Marshal is based on a Chinese classical mythology novel (including Journey to the West). The drama tells the story of a clever pig (Leo Ku) who.

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