This has reading sections about Christmas for each of 30 nations, plus basic statistics for each nation’s capital and largest city, language(s), currency, and approximate population. The nations are the following:
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Greece, Germany, Guatemala, Holland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Norway, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
This is not only super for the Christmas season but for social studies/geography etc year round!
Helpful suggestions page regarding CCSS as synthesized for 5-12 and with primary overlapping:
ELAS.R:IT.1 re support,
ELAS.R:IT.2 re central idea,
ELAS.R:IT.3 introduction of key persons, events, ideas,
ELAS.R:IT.4 meanings of words, phrases...,
ELAS.R:IT.5 how parts fit into overall structure,
ELAS.R:IT.6 author's point of view/purpose,
ELAS.R:IT.7 information in different media/formats,
ELAS.R:IT.8 list and evaluate arguments and claims,
ELAS.R:IT.9 comparing and contrasting events by different authors,
ELAS.R:IT.10 reading with good comprehension.
There's also a handy page of links for if you or a student(s) want further information.
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