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Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Christmas and Winter Themes

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This product contains 10 reading passages and no-cook recipes centered on a variety of Christmas and winter themes, followed by 4 to 5 comprehension questions for each passage. The recipe passages are designed to be read by students, and then prepared by students with minimal teacher assistance. Passages can be used as center activities, home-school connections, test prep, Open House or Parent Involvement Night activities, reading comprehension assessments, or in other ways. The file contains 22 pages of reading comprehension practice, a page of teacher tips and suggestions for use, a page of shopping lists for the recipes, a parent letter to send home prior to using each recipe, and an answer key. Included passages relate to the following Christmas and winter themed topics: Yule logs, Christmas decorations (2 passages: Christmas Decorations and Make a Christmas Treat), Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (The Most Famous Reindeer of All), snowmen (Donut Snowman), history of the Christmas tree, Legend of the Christmas Spider (German legend), poinsettias, snowflakes, and penguins. Passages are appropriate for 3rd through 5th grade students.

This product is part of my "Recipes for Reading Comprehension" series. The series also includes "Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Fall", "Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Spring", and "Recipes for Reading Comprehension - High Interest Topics". All 4 products, containing 40 recipe passages with comprehension questions are available in my "Recipes for Reading Comprehension COMBO Pack". by Rebecca Bettis
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My speech kids LOVED making the christmas tree! Thanks so much for this! Also do you have any activities like this that don't involve food too :)???
On  December 4, 2013Rebecca Bettis answered:
Hi! Thanks for your feedback! My primary free product, downloadable from my store page, is called "Crafty Comprehension". It contains several similar passages with questions but rather than create snacks, students follow directions to make a simple craft. This may be something you're interested in!
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Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Christmas and Winter Themes
Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Christmas and Winter Themes
Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Christmas and Winter Themes
Recipes for Reading Comprehension - Christmas and Winter Themes