Holidays Around the World: A Non-Fiction Winter Holiday Unit

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This is unit exposes our youngest children to Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas in Mexico. Stunning, real-life images bring this winter holiday unit to life! Students who are struggling or are learning English will benefit from the use of real-life images as they construct meaning and explore the following winter holidays: Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas in Mexico.

Teaching students to read and comprehend non-fiction texts is no easy feat. While many students love the kinds of topics covered in non-fiction texts, they often find these types of books inaccessible to them.

This unit was designed to give young students a strong foundation and exposure to non-fiction texts and topics.

This complete resource effectively and easily bridges science, social studies, reading, and writing. The work is already done for you! All you need to do is print the resources, laminate them as you please, make copies and you are ready to go!

What you'll find inside:

Teacher Tips
*A full page of recommended mentor texts for the unit, recommended videos (with direct links to SafeShare), and a prep work checklist to help keep you organized.

Reading
*3 Leveled readers (below level, on level, and above level - approximate levels aa, A, and D)
*QR Codes for listening center
*Close reading passages
*Magazine articles with response pages (great for extension activities)

Writing & Vocabulary
*Mini word wall
*Writing prompts
*Vocabulary posters
*Vocabulary activities
*Create your own booklet (using non-fiction text features)

Science
*Experiment directions
*Recording sheets (full-size and science journal size)

Graphic Organizers
*A variety of graphic organizers are included for you to choose from

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Think Green: A Non-Fiction Tree Unit

September
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Cesar Chavez: A Non-Fiction Cesar Chavez Unit
Frida Kahlo: A Non-Fiction Frida Kahlo Unit
Nutty for Squirrels: A Non-Fiction Squirrel Unit

October
Pumpkin Patch: A Non-Fiction Pumpkin Unit
Going Batty: A Non-Fiction Bat Unit
Super Spiders: A Non-Fiction Spider Unit
Sound the Alarm: A Non-Fiction Fire Safety Unit

November
The First Thanksgiving: A Non-Fiction Thanksgiving Unit
A Day At Plymouth Rock: A Non-Fiction Pilgrim Unit
Helpful Hands: A Non-Fiction Community Helpers Unit

December
Hibernation: A Non-Fiction Winter Animals Unit
Holidays Around the World: A Non-Fiction Winter Holiday Unit
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107
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Teaching Duration
1 Week

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