Directions: *Ask students to wear pajamas the day that The Polar Express story will be read. *Give students their own ticket. They will need to turn it in to the conductor of the train (teacher) in order to board. These tickets can be earned throughout the day (or the day before) as students finish an assignment. *Line chairs in two rows as if students will be taking a train ride to the North Pole. *Students will line up to board the train. (They must have their tickets ready.