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Diwali Activities | History of the Holiday | Close Reading

Grade Levels
4th - 8th, Homeschool
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Pages
30 pages

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★ Have you wondered about the origins of Diwali? The traditions? The customs? Are you looking to expose your students to history as it relates to world holidays and their customs and traditions? Find out more about this holiday and its origins with this close reading!

★ This resource is designed to allow your students to Close Read about Diwali, including the history and origins of this holiday. Critical Thinking questions and vocabulary study are included in this pack.

THIS PRODUCT INCLUDES:

★ 3 Page Reading Passage

★ 8 Question Close Read

★ 2 Critical Thinking Questions

★ Vocabulary Words (Using Context Clues)

★ A Writing Activity

★ Rangoli Coloring Pages

★ Fun Posters to Hang in Your Classroom!

MEETS THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS:

★ Cite Specific Details and Make Inferences (R.1)

★ Summary of Important Details (R.2)

★ Historical/Political Concepts (R.3)

★ Content Vocabulary with Context Clues (R.4)

★ Text Structure (R.5)

★ Visual and Multimedia (R.7)

★ Text Complexity (R.10)

★ A TASK CARD OPTION IS INCLUDED FOR THE CLOSE READING QUESTIONS!

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 hours
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

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