These Christmas reading activities will keep your middle school students engaged and learning right up to the break! Four informational text passages share the fascinating stories behind four well-known Christmas carols, and each comes with a graphic organizer worksheet for identifying main ideas and supporting details. There are also four pages of carol lyrics, focusing on poetry reading skills and sound devices.
These Christmas nonfiction reading passages cover the following skills:
- main idea and supporting details
- cause and effect
- sequence of events
- mood in poetry
- text-based inference
- ...and more!
This holiday informational text resource contains wonderful paired passages for reading test practice! Answer keys are included for all worksheets. I hope your students enjoy learning more about these beloved holiday songs as they strengthen their reading skills.