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Christmas Activities for Reading Grades 4-8

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A Common Core Christmas! 9 Christmas Activities for Reading Grades 4-8, No Prep!

This product includes 9 fun, challenging, and engaging reading activities that all have a Christmas holiday theme and are aligned to Common Core. Activities include Christmas Around the World, "Do the Santa" Dance Moves, "One Horse Open Sleigh" poem close reading analysis and summary activity, The Christmas Truce of 1914, and Infographic Analysis/Test Prep Assessment. See below for additional details on each activity.

This resource is a part a Christmas bundle: The Ultimate Christmas Bundle for Common Core Reading Grades 4-8 ~ NO PREP!

This Christmas activities packet includes lessons that are positive, upbeat, inspiring, and fun!

You will find that these Christmas activities are ready to teach tomorrow (or today!) and include everything you need, including complete teacher’s notes, content material, and all answer keys! They are every bit as fun, thorough, and rigorous as my Interactive Reading Notebooks lessons and my 7-Hour Sub Plans and are great to use throughout the month of December!

Download, print, and you're ready to teach!

Here’s a quick summary – See preview file for Table of Contents for comprehensive summary:

Christmas Around the World – Video Companion – Active Listening/Viewing Guides

“Do the Santa” Dance Moves, Cards, and Fun Scripts!

“One Horse Open Sleigh” ~ the “REAL” Christmas carol that wasn’t even a Christmas song! Close reading analysis & one-sentence summaries; Make a mini-book!

Spread the Joy – Nonfiction Infographic & Test Prep/Assessment

The Christmas Truce of 1914 ~ Fact vs. Fiction, Nonfiction articles, primary vs. secondary documents, comparing multiple accounts of the same event

With this lesson plan pack in your arsenal, you’re SURE to survive the month of December and your students will THRIVE with these just-right lessons for grades 4-8.

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Total Pages
43 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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