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The reading comprehension and writing activities included in this document are:
*A fact or opinion activity center where students separate holiday facts from opinions and then fill out a worksheet at the end
*A holiday cause and effect center where students separate cause from effect and then fill out a worksheet at the end
*A mini-book that discusses the holiday traditions for Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Diwali and Christmas. It has vocabulary, writing exercises and a short quiz at the end. It also assesses knowledge of elapsed time, a.m./p.m. and calendar throughout.
*A “holiday” and “celebrate” acrostic poem
*A letter form with the prompt “Dear Family, My holiday wish for you is”