December Holidays Non Fiction

December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
December Holidays Non Fiction
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6 MB|57 pages
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How are holidays celebrated in different cultures and countries? This pack includes Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and St. Lucia Day-all winter holidays in one convenient no prep pack!

This no-prep December holidays pack is perfect to teach your students all about the different holidays celebrated each December! These holiday activities are diverse, creative and common core aligned. Informational reading passages give students the background knowledge that they need to understand, reflect, and compare and contrast each holiday. Short on time to teach all of these holidays? Complete activities in group settings and encourage meaningful discourse in a short amount of time!

5 Non Fiction Reading Passages and Activities
Merry Christmas (“W” Questions)
Happy Hanukkah (Reader Response Questions/Latke Sequence Order)
Happy Kwanzaa (Reader Response Questions)
St. Lucia Day (Important Information Web)
Are Reindeer Real? (Main Idea and Supporting Details, Reindeer Fact and Opinion)
Holiday Venn Diagram & Tradition Reflection
Student Note Taking Sheet
Student Presentation Directions (Optional Activity)

**Grammar and More
Inference Gifts (2 Activities)
Holiday Word Sort-Nouns, Verbs, Adjectives
Abstract Nouns
Holiday Alliteration
Holiday Word Search and Answer Key
December Holiday 3-2-1 Reflection

**Writing Activities
Bright Holiday Wishes-Writing Activity
Holiday Haikus-Poetry Activity
Holiday Celebration-Invitation Friendly Letter
You Light Up my Day-Class Writing Activity
Opinion Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer
Explanatory Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer
Narrative Writing Prompt & Graphic Organizer

**Math Activities
Time for the Holidays-Elapsed Time Game
Hanukkah Elapsed Time Word Problems
Kwanzaa Subtraction Gifts

Suggestions for Effective Classroom Use:
Morning Work
Partner Work
Independent Reading Practice
Independent Writing Practice
Whole Class Instruction
Bulletin Board-There are several activities that can be used for colorful and decorative bulletin boards, including, "Bright Holiday Wishes" writing activity.

Try a sample from this pack for free!
Holiday Math Games

This pack is also part of a money saving bundle:

Winter Holidays No Prep BUNDLE

Need Winter Sub Plans?
Winter Sub Plans-No Prep

Need some winter writing activities?
December Writing

Winter Opinion Writing
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