Holidays Around the World, Hanukkah Reading Passages, comprehension questions

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Are you looking for a paired text to help your students learn about winter holidays around the world? This resource will improve your students' reading comprehension and vocabulary while teaching them about Hanukkah. You get a 1-page non-fiction text, a 2-page fiction passage, text dependent questions and a Word Search - all about Hanukkah! Your students will improve their reading comprehension and learn about this important Jewish holiday at the same time!

This resource will engage your students in learning about Hanukkah, a holiday celebrated around the world. The text dependent questions increase comprehension by focusing on inference and summarizing - two incredibly important reading comprehension skills. The Word Search builds vocabulary with a fun and engaging activity. The non-fiction text includes photos and text features like captions to engage students and build background knowledge about this Jewish festival. Students will love the heart warming story of a modern Hanukkah miracle and you'll love how easy this is to prep and use - just print and teach!

Love this resource? It's part of the Winter Tales from Around the World Escape Room.
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You can grab this resource, and three other Reading Comprehension Passages to celebrate Winter Holidays Around the World in the money-saving bundle, or just grab the resources you need.

Gryla and the Yule Lads - Christmas traditions in Iceland - Reading Comprehension Passage with text dependent questions and Idiom Task Cards.

Christmas Down Under - Non-fiction Reading Comprehension passage from Australia with text dependent questions and parts of speech practice

The Legend of the Poinsettia - a Christmas story from Mexico with text dependent questions and activity to practice synonyms

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Winter Solstice - a Leveled Text with Prefix Task Cards - PDF, Google Form AND EASEL

Escape from Santa's Workshop - a decimal Escape Room

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2-page fiction text, 1-page non-fiction text, 2 Student Sheets, 2 Answer Keys
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text, including how characters in a story or drama respond to challenges or how the speaker in a poem reflects upon a topic; summarize the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative language such as metaphors and similes.

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