History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)

History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
History of the Poinsettia Reading: Flor de Nochebuena (English Version)
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Product Description

This 3-page file includes:

~A cultural reading on the history of the Poinsettia Flower which is native to Mexico. It discusses its ancient origins and how it was used by the Aztecs. The reading then discusses how it was introduced to the United States by Joel Poinsett, the first ambassador to thenUnited States in the early 1800s. Finally, there is a paragraph describing the legend of the poor girl Pepita who upon gifting weeds to the baby Jesus on Christmas eve saw her gift turn into the poinsettia flower, creating a new Christmas tradition.

~A separate page with 9 reading comprehension questions based on reading.

~Answer key.

Editable word file.

Makes for an ideal additional cultural reading during the holiday season!

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3 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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