Holiday Literature Circle/Guided Reading Unit Novel Study
Including Comprehension Questions Using Webb’s Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Levels 1-4
This is a three week unit that can be completed near the holidays. The three novels used were:
The Last Holiday Concert by: Andrew Clements
Winter According to Humphrey by: Betty G. Birney
Christmas in Camelot by: Mary Pope Osborne
Each novel includes weekly vocabulary to preview and DOK Level 1, 2, 3, and 4 comprehension questions and extensions. Afterwards, students are encouraged to read books by the same author and compare/contrast.