Christmas Reading Comprehension | Holiday Activities, Crafts, Worksheets

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This Christmas activity bundle is filled with book companions, activities, bulletin board ideas, Christmas crafts, centers, language arts worksheets, elf ears, and SO MUCH MORE! The holiday book activities included Mooseltoe, Olive the Other Reindeer, Snowman at Christmas, A New Improved Santa, and Tacky’s Christmas. YouTube read aloud links are included if you don’t have the books.

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Book Companions

Mooseltoe - I can determine the problem in the story and describe the steps to solve the problem.

•Mooseltoe Craft

•Problem/Solution Response Sheet

•Comprehension Questions

•Writing Activity (Making Connections)

•Visual Images – Draw your favorite part of the story.

•Describe Moose

Tacky’s Christmas - I can analyze characters and give evidence to prove character traits.

•Character trait response sheet

•comprehension questions

A New Improved Santa - I can ask and answer questions about key details in the story.)

•Comprehension questions

•Design a Santa Suit

•Santa Before/After

Elf Hat & Writing (Use with any story!)

•Elf hat

•Writing a Letter to Santa

Snowman at Christmas

•Snowman craft

•Snowman writing activity

•Comprehension questions

Language Arts and Grammar No Prep Worksheets

  • Fact/Opinion - Students cut and sort fact and opinions. Answers can be recorded on the recording sheet or in an interactive notebook.
  • Statement or Question - Students cut and sort statements and questions.
  • Correct the Sentence
  • Unscramble the Sentence
  • Expand the Sentence
  • Common or Proper - Students cut and sort common and proper nouns.
  • Parts of Speech - Students color the correct box on a word grid.
  • Bright Adjectives – Students color all of the trees that are adjectives.

Interactive Notebook Pages – A thematic supplement to your reading journals, social studies journals, and interactive reading notebooks, etc. Addresses standards RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.5, RL.9

Literacy Games and Stations

All Stations are in color and black and white.

1. Syllable Sort - Students sort cards by syllables and record answers on a recording sheet.

2. ABC Order - Students put words in ABC order and record answers on a recording sheet.

3. Synonym Match Up/Memory - Students match pairs of synonyms. The cards could also be used to play memory! Students record their answers on a recording sheet.


Reindeer Glyph, graph, graph questions

*Bonus Math Worksheets

  • Addition – Color by Number
  • Number Grid Puzzle – Students add 10 and 20 to a given number.
  • Number Grid Puzzle – Students solve a number pattern and color the number grid.
  • True and False Equations – Students determine if the given equation is true or false.
  • Stock Your Coins – Students count coins and write the amount. (Color and black and white)

*Bonus Math Games and Stations

All Stations are in color and black and white.

  1. True and False Equation Sort – Students determine if the equation is true or false. They record their answers on a recording sheet.
  2. Coin Match UP/Memory – Students match the coins to the correct value. Students can also play coin memory.

These Reading Comprehension Passages go GREAT with this unit...

10 Holiday Themed Informational Passages and Comprehension Questions

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1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.


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