Marilynn Anderson’s School Newz: The Elf on the Shelf sees all!

Round up some words to fill in the blanks and have fun with this totally fictional story.

Here I am, kids:  Miss _________, your school librarian, telling you the _________ secrets about The Elf on the Shelf. See this elf?  He has been sitting on our library shelf for ________ years, watching you very _________ students searching for books to read, and doing much, much more!  He knows everything, so you might as well ‘fess up. Your _______ secrets are revealed!

LOOK! See his eyes? See how they stare? Everything our elf sees reaches the North Pole. YES! There is a _______ room in Santa’s Village with a wall of screens that show what the elf sees. Yes, and the screens are monitored by a whole _______ team of other elves who are keeping track of what you’re doing.

OKAY! Our Elf on the Shelf can see out of the library windows, too, and he can see through the walls with his especially _________ eyes! He sees EVERYTHING that happens on our _________ campus.

SO? Have you been naughty? Or, have you been nice? Have you been mostly nice once or twice? Did you feed our lunchroom mice? Did you eat the lunchroom rice maybe once or maybe twice? OR, did you drop it on the floor, and then scream out you wanted more? Then you slammed the lunchroom door?

THE ELF, the elf, he saw it ALL. AND not just YOU! He also saw Miss Suzy Q.

NOW, there’s the case of a boy we know named __________, who feeds our school mascot, our giant ________, who lives in our library! YES, he feeds our mascot the _______ things he does not like that are in his sack lunch!  THAT’s WHY our poor, _______ mascot weighs _______ pounds and spits up _______ and makes noises that sound like a __________.

OH, and I have to clean our mascot’s cage! I have to change the newspapers at least _______ times a day!

SO, The Elf on the Shelf sees it ALL, no matter where he sits, and what you do is being seen at The North Pole. Maybe you have asked for a ________ for Christmas, and after Santa sees your film, you might be lucky to receive a _______.

OK! Don’t be fooled by The Elf’s ________ smile. Just remember to be kind and good, yes, you should! Here’s a secret The Elf told me: Everybody at our school is getting a _______ for Christmas. Aren’t we special?  YES! By now.

— Marilynn Anderson is the author of many eBook holiday-themed stories and MORE, found at Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble Nook. PLUS, there are How-to Books to help students gain grade-level proficiency in reading, writing, and math: all easy and fun.

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