Santa Claus Comparison Exercise
Comparing A Christmas Story's Santa Claus with trained summer camp Santas:: Click here to examine the "un-Santa-like" demeanor of the movie's Santa, Then have the students click here to read about Santa Claus training. Then watch the video describing Santa Claus Summer School by clicking here. After watching the video compare the A CHRISTMAS STORY SANTA to proper Santa shopping mall performance. Using the article and viewing the movie will provide background in composing a comparison of an authentic with an exasperated department story Santa Claus. As an alternate exercise click here and compare the Santa in this video to the A Christmas Story Santa.