How does anticipation and preparation contribute to the Christmas experience?

Session 1: DiscussionSession 1: DiscussionOnline Students:
Please click on the link above to respond to the prompt (see below). After posting your initial response, please comment on classmates’ responses. Please respond by making constructive responses or by raising other questions that will promote further discussion and learning by all of us.Finally, it is best practice to post early and continually participate throughout the session. You will be graded not only for your posting, but your participation in this discussion. Your initial post is due by Wednesday at 11:59 P.M. (MST) of the session in which the discussion is assigned. A minimum of two (2) additional response posts are due on Sunday at 11:59 P.M. (MST). These are minimum requirements. Be sure to follow any additional guidelines posted by the instructor for the course in regards to discussions.Please review the rubric for the discussion.In-Seat Students:Review the discussion prompt below. Then prepare a list of talking points in order to be prepared for the class discussion. Please bring a printed copy to class.Discussion: Anticipating the SeasonHow does anticipation and preparation contribute to the Christmas experience?What can you draw from your reading this week about the role of anticipation in the Christmas experience?What are some common themes that emerge?As we near Christmas season, does what you observe in your day to day experience match what is in the reading for this session? How is it the same? How is it different?