This reading about the tío de nadal tradition of Cataluña is designed for novice learners of Spanish. The reading was written for Spanish I students and contains many cognates and a few conjugated -AR verbs. There are picture clues or definitions for unknown words.
The reading is available as both a PDF and a PowerPoint file to allow for any edits you wish to make.
A multiple choice and summary activity accompany the reading.
Please be advised: The reading mentions the "caga tío" ceremony and explains that in Cataluña caga is pronounced "caca" and that caga is a bad word in castellano.