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 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer


BORROWED FROM / INSPIRED BY: The animated Rudolph clay animation 


DATE ADDED: Dec 08, 2010


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50+ min.

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BRIEF OUTLINE: Watch the old old Bass/Rankin Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer claymation movie.



  • RudolphTheRedNosedReindeer worksheet
  • Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer movie by Bass and Rankin (not included): You can buy it on Amazon or your local DVD store. Other versions of Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer will be different. For example, Disney's version shows Mickey Mouse and doesn't have an elf who whose dream is to be a dentist.



  1. Explain the movie if you want - famous movie shown every year on American TV along with: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, Charlie Brown Christmas and Frosty the Snowman. Its been on the air for over 20+ years, etc.
  2. Put in the movie and skip to the 3:55 mark (when the snowman stops talking and the introductory credits finish)
  3. You can stop when the toys are being being parachuted out of Santa's sleigh. This should put you under 50 minutes.
  4. The worksheet is so the students don't completely tune out when watching the movie.
  5. The lyrics are also on the bottom of the sheet



  • Make it a two day lesson. Start with the songs both in English/Japanese (analyze, explain, translate, sing, etc.). The song is similar, but not exactly the same in both English/Japanese. Show the first half of the movie. On the second day, show the rest of the movie and go over the answers.
  • Make paper snowflakes if you have extra time (oddly enough the students don't really know how to make them).



  • The movie is 55 minutes long so you'll have to do some skipping or show the lesson over two class periods.



  • Skip the morning introduction/class greetings. You wont have enough time if you don't.

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