Free Audio Holiday Stories!

December 14th, 2011 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi! It’s Wednesday, December 14, 2011 and time for Language Arts at ClickSchooling!

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Here is a selection free, audio holiday stories. They are available as audio recordings to listen to on your computer, to burn to a CD, or to download to your portable audio player (mp3). Choose from a great selection of classics including:

*A Visit From St. Nicholas by Clement Moore – This is also known as The Night Before Christmas. Written in 1822, this is the poem that named Santa’s 8 reindeer including, Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donder, and Blitzen.

*A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens – “This is the classic tale of what comes to those whose hearts are hard. In a series of ghostly visits, Scrooge visits his happy past, sees the difficulties of the present, views a bleak future, and in the end amends his mean ways.” (Summary written by Kristen McQuillin)

*Good King WenceslasListen to the Christmas carol Good King Wenceslas and the story behind the song.

*The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry – This short story is about a young couple who are very much in love and also very poor. For Christmas, they each make a sacrifice to purchase a gift for the other, with ironic results.

*The Elves and the ShoemakerThis traditional fairy tale is a short story about a Christmas
gift. A poor shoemaker receives some unexpected help just when he needs it most.

 

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