Christmas Vacation is Linda and Jess' pick. "Growing up, my family watched this every Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve. It got to the point where we would all be reciting the lines with the characters and still laughing hysterically. No matter how many times I see it, it's always just as funny as the first time I saw it," says Jess.
*** FREE #READERS THEATER: "The Twelve Days of Christmas...Vacation." This rollicking rendition may motivate students to clean their rooms by the time they finish! The curriculum links at the end even include math lessons for a variety of lesson plans. For more holiday Readers Theater scripts see www.ReadersTheaterAllYear.com
Mele Kalikimaka is an Hawaiian Christmas song. The most well-known version is sung by Bing Crosby. It was written in 1949 by Robert Alex Anderson who wrote and composed many other Hawaiian songs. The song is featured in National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation.