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“ ’Twas the Night Before Christmas”


Mrs. Croon’s class studied the poem, “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Clement Clarke Moore. Then our class created a REBUS puzzle. A REBUS is a kind of word puzzle that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words.

Good luck figuring out the poem!


‘Twas the

+4 Christmas W+

a creature was stir+

The

even a

were

hopes that

by the

Nicholas soon

all through the

.

with care

there.

,


The

were

While visions of

+led

s

And mamma in her ‘kerchief’, and

Had just settled our

for a long

snug in there

in their

in my

nap.

,


W+

out on the

from

Away to the

Tore o+

there a+

such a clatter.

my to

what was the matter.

I flew like a fl+

the

and

up the sash


The

on the breast of new fallen

Gave the luster of mid-day to objects

W+

, w+

But a miniature

+low.

to my wondering

, and 8 tiny

+ s should a+

.

.


With a little old

+er, so lively and quick,

knew in moment it must

More rapid than

+ s his coursers they came.

And he

, and shouted, and

ed them by name!


“Now Dasher! Now

On

on

! Now, Prancer and Vixen!

on Donner and Blitzen

To the

of the porch to the

Now

away!

of the

away!

all!!


As dry

that

When they

So up

With the

+4 the wild

fly,

with an obstacle,

the

to the

+ top the coursers they,

full of toys and

too.

.


And t+

in a twinkiling I heard on the

The prancing and

As

drew in my

the

+ing of each little hoof

, and was turning around,

came with a bound .


He was

And his

A bundle of

+ed all in

, from his

were all tarnished with ashes and

to his

-f+s

he flung on his

And he looked like a like a

+er, just opening his

.

.


His

-how they

His cheeks were like

His droll little

And the b+

his

his

how merry.

like a

was drawn up like a

+d on his

was as white as the


The stump of a

And the

he held tight in his

it encircled his head like a

He had a Boarder

that sh+

Like a

and a little round

w+

he

+ful of

- dancer


He was chubby and

And

A wink of a

+p a right jolly old

w+

and a twist of his

Soon gave me to know I had

him inspite of myself.

,

+thing to d+


He

a word, but went

And filled all the

And laying his

And giving a nod,

to his

, then turned with a jerk .

aside of his

the

,

he

.


He sprang to his

to his team gave a

And away they all

like down a thistle

But I

him exclaim, ’ere he

out of sight.

Christmas to all and to all a good


TWAS