Christmas Reading Comprehension Passages - Digital Christmas Reading Activities

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Want to celebrate the holiday season this year and continue to teach/review the 4th and 5th grade reading skills? This Christmas Reading Comprehension Resource is for you!

Note: This resource now includes a digital version for use with Google Slides. To access the digital Christmas reading activities, see pages 4-5 of the PDF.

Click here to see the BUNDLE of all of my Seasonal Reading Comprehension Passages and Activities for 4th and 5th Grade

About the Christmas Reading Comprehension Passages & Printables

This reading comprehension resource contains TEN Christmas-themed reading texts:

  • 4 fiction stories
  • 4 informational texts
  • 1 poem
  • 1 play/drama

Each text contains 2-4 printables with reading comprehension questions, reading skill practice, or writing activities that are common core aligned and text dependent.

Choose to use all of the reading comprehension or skill printables or pick and choose the ones that best fit your needs.

Answer keys are included if they are appropriate to the printable.

Nonfiction Text 1: Candy Canes

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Text Structure

Nonfiction Text 2: Mistletoe

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Main Idea & Details
  • True or False? Sort

Nonfiction Text 3: Artificial Trees vs. Real Trees

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Text Structure
  • Pros and Cons Sort
  • Opinion Writing Prompt

Nonfiction Text 4: Christmas Celebrations in Other Countries

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Compare and Contrast Writing Prompt
  • Integrating Information

*****Christmas is a Christian holiday. This passage about how Christmas is celebrated may reference religious traditions and customs in those countries. Keep this in mind when determining if this resource is a good fit for your students. *****

Fiction Story 1: The Holiday Concert

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Using Context Clues
  • Theme
  • Narrative Point of View Writing Prompt

Fiction Story 2: The Night the Lights Went Out

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Figurative Language
  • Problem and Solution

Fiction Story 3: Standing Tall

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Theme
  • Supporting Inferences

Fiction Story 4: Not Just a Decoration

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Identifying the Narrator

Poem: Christmas Is Coming!

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Analyze the Speaker
  • Summarizing Stanzas

Play: Holiday Gift Exchange

  • Comprehension Questions
  • Theme
  • Problem and Solution

About the Christmas Digital Reading Activities

This Christmas reading resource is also included in a digital format for use with Google Slides.

The reading passages and activities are exactly the same as the printable version. However, they have been converted to an optimal digital format with text boxes.

Check out the preview video to see the digital Christmas reading activities.

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Christmas Dinner Math

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Christmas Just Print 4th Grade Math

Christmas and Winter Paired Passages

Christmas Around the World (With Longer Passages)

Total Pages
75 + Digital Versions
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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