Hanukkah Reading and Writing Activities

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K - 3rd, Homeschool
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This bundle is packed with activities and literacy connections for teaching about Hanukkah.

Activity 1: ABC Order- Students put 14 words in ABC order

Activity 2: Making Words- Students use the letters in the word Hanukkah to make new words

Activity 3: Festival of Lights-Descriptive Words and Sentences Students describe 4 different pictures using adjectives and then write a descriptive sentence for each.

Activity 4: Hanukkah Parts of Speech- Students organize words and decide if they are a noun,verb or adjective

Activity 5: Light It Up! Sentence Punctuation- Students decide the correct punctuation mark to use at the end of each sentence

Activity 6: Spin the Dreidel- Craftivity and Writing- Students make a dreidel and then write a story using one of the writing prompts included or one that you choose. (writing paper included)

Activity 7: We Love Latkes- Tasting and Graphing Activities- Students will try latkes and then make a class bar graph, tally the class results and answer questions about the data they collected.

Activity 8: Hanukkah Bubble Map- A resource to use after reading stories about Hanukkah

Activity 9: Hanukkah/Christmas Venn Diagram- Compare how the two holidays are alike and different

Activity 10- Hanukkah Match Up!- Students will identify and match pictures and vocabulary about Hanukkah

Activity 11- Menorah Main Idea and Details- This can be used with any Hanukkah story. Students will make a menorah, write the main idea on the shammes candle and details on the remaining candles. This packet includes a main idea and details for the story Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric Kimmel.

If you like this packet, be sure to check out other holiday-related resources:

Hanukkah NO PREP Math and Reading Worksheets

Christmas NO PREP Math & Reading Worksheets


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