Give your students seasonal opportunities to develop and practice annotation skills while working with complex texts. Fun facts of Christmas customs in our global society also prepare students in being college and career ready. While encouraging creativity, thought processes are developed in synthesizing information to obtain knowledge.
Passages are based on Christmas customs of the following countries:
Africa Brazil China Egypt Greece
Australia Hungary Philipines Canada Mexico
Viet Nam Russia
Some passages are long, requiring more close reading for short answers in text, while some passages are shorter with more involved tasks to show understanding. Product is designed as supplemental educational material for drill and practice of CCSS and 21st century skills with the busy teacher in mind. Can be assigned independently, in pairs or groups.