Christmas Around the World Reading Comprehension Non-Fiction Text & Questions

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Mia McDaniel
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3rd - 9th, Homeschool
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Teach and practice numerous reading comprehension skills using these fascinating passages and corresponding questions all about Christmas around the world. These 22 irresistible non-fiction passages are for your ELA lessons or speech/language therapy sessions! As a bonus, 7 videos expand learning and facilitate discussion! For non-readers, use this resource as a listening comprehension activity! Passages can be used with individual students, for partner reading, or for group discussion.

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  • general responding to text
  • making inferences /drawing conclusions
  • vocabulary / context clues
  • main idea
  • giving opinions
  • making personal connections to text
  • comparing/contrasting
  • citing evidence to support answers
  • generating titles for passages


22 manageable passages so that you can address comprehension skills without having students bogged down in lengthy text. Passages discuss Christmas traditions from various countries- all wacky and weird enough to hold your students' attention and to get buy-in!

2-4 corresponding critical thinking questions per passage. Questions require students to use the skills listed in the bullet points above.

7 clickable links to videos that build more knowledge and totally engage your students.

A writing prompt so students can respond to read passages in writing

A VENN diagram so students can compare and contrast Christmas traditions.

2 color-by-grammar Christmas activities - Students must find errors in punctuation and capitalization or determine if statements are run-ons, fragments, or complete sentences. Then, based on the error (or no error), they color the parts using the included key.

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NO PREP! ✂️ Just print, (laminate if you wish), cut, and use!


Need more Christmas activities? See them all HERE.

Need more reading/listening comprehension ideas? Click below!


Mardi Gras

New Year Traditions Around the World

Lucky Charms Around the World

All About Dolphins!

Groundhog Day

Easter Around the World

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