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This unit sparkles with holiday cheer! Inside you will find 18 Holiday Themed Reading Passages for Close Reading, Homework, or FUN! Each passage comes with one page of FOUR Common Core aligned questions and one super cute graphic organizer.
Full Answer Key is included.
You will also receive a cover page to use to build a packet.
Christmas in Italy
Christmas in England
Christmas in Germany
Christmas in Mexico
Christmas in Spain
Christmas in Sweden
Christmas in France
All About Hanukkah
Christmas in Australia
Christmas in Ireland
Christmas in Poland
Christmas in Finland
Christmas in Japan
Christmas in the Philippines
Christmas in Puerto Rico
Christmas in Brazil
Christmas in the United States
Inside you will find each informational text piece is duplicated. One copy has a border and the other doesn't. All other pages have borders. :) I did this for teachers who like to annotate and code the text.
I am incorporating technology into all of my units. The Table of Contents is on the second page. There you will be able to click the passage title and magically appear at the text desired. Saving you TIME.
Answer key is at the end of the unit. I printed each answer directly on the page.
The passages are not leveled. Therefore, I recommend these to be used as read-alouds for the first read for the lower primary grades.
Instead of using the word "Nativity" I used the phrase "Manger Scene". A manger is a trough used by cattle and horses.
Common Core Standards RI.1, RI.3, RI.8, RI.2.1, RI.2.3, RI.2.8, RI.3.1, RI.3.3, RI.3.8, RI.4.1, RI.4.3, RI.4.8, RI.5.1, RI.5.3, RI.5.8
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For more on Text Coding, Text Structures, and Close Reading of Informational Texts.
Click HERE to see my Interactive Notebook for Informational Text, Text Structures, and Close Reads.
"Helping your children become text-dependent!"
Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading: Other uses includehomework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOURlevels.From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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Click the green links to see the titles included in each unit.
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