This product focuses on 12 different holidays throughout the school year. It is differentiated with three different levels for each holiday ranging from Lexile level 400 to 1,000. For each holiday and each level there are 2 pages. The first page is for a close read where students will read the passage three times and complete a box each time, which asks the reader to complete a different task. The second page has higher order thinking questions and focuses on a specific skill.
The holidays included in this pack are:
December Holidays (Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa)
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
St. Patrick's Day
Memorial and Independence Day
Here is a list of the skills these holiday readers focus on:
Main Idea and Details
Cause and Effect
Fact and Opinion
Compare and Contrast
(Each of these focus skills are practiced twice between holidays)
Each holiday comes with a total of 6 pages with a close reading page and comprehension page for different levels. This can easily be used in center work, holiday studies, morning work, and so much more. With it being leveled allows all students to learn and be challenged! Just print and go!
Please make sure to check out the free preview of Labor Day close read, which is a sample of this product!
Labor Day Close Reader FREEBIE