Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions

Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
Diwali Festival of Lights Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions
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Embrace the multicultural classroom and improve reading comprehension with our Diwali: Festival of Lights themed differentiated close reading texts and activities. This pack includes four Grade Four and Grade Five (Year Five and Six) informational non-fiction and narrative passages with six pages of unique and engaging text dependent questions and higher order thinking tasks. These activities are great for your guided reading program, or as homework tasks.

This resource would also be suitable for Grade 6 (Year Seven and Eight learners) as the higher order thinking activities will keep them challenged and engaged!

What this resource is all about:

The purpose of this resource is to provide ready-to-go non-fiction and fiction passages and engaging higher order thinking questions.

This resource is full of exciting, thought-provoking activities to grab your students’ attention AND hold it. The activities begin at the lower levels of Blooms Taxonomy (Remember, Understand, Apply) and move through to the higher levels (Analyze, Evaluate, Create).

***This resource is provided in both US and British English (NZ) paper size and spelling!***

In this pack you will receive:

1. Four texts - all with an extended and scaffold version:
- What is Diwali?
- The Days of Diwali
- The Story of Rama and Sita
- Diwali Around the World

2. SIX corresponding NO PREP Higher Order Thinking Activities (24 activities in total)
Each passage features different activities!
- Remember
- Understand
- Apply
- Analyze/Analyse
- Evaluate
- Create

Reading Comprehension Strategies included:
- Find Facts and Details
- Make Inferences
- Identify the main idea
- Ask and Answer Questions
- Vocabulary
- Sequence
- Summarize/Summarise
- Synthesize
- Compare and Contrast
- Visualising/Visualizing
- Make Predictions
- Make Connections

3. Three Graphic Organizer Examples
- Information Web
- Main Idea
- Flow Chart
- Venn Diagram

4. Teacher Answer Key for applicable questions

5. Two 'Tips For Use' pages with ways to use this resource in your classroom.

6. A BONUS powerpoint with 14 Diwali images to provide extra context for students.

6. Close Reading bookmarks

***When you download this resource, it comes in both US AND British English spellings and printing sizes.***

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