Kwanzaa Activities Worksheets Reading Passages Comprehension Vocabulary Craft

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Grade Levels
2nd - 4th
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Teach your students about Kwanzaa with differentiated reading passages and meaningful activities. Beginning December 26 and lasting for seven days, Kwanzaa is a celebration of community, family and culture, established as a means to help African Americans reconnect with their African roots and heritage.

Close reading is so crucial to helping our students become successful in deeply comprehending brief, complex texts. This is a great resource for understanding the meaning behind Kwanzaa while dissecting the text through practicing crucial comprehension and vocabulary skills.

What's included?

  • 3 levels of nonfiction text (in color and black and white)
  • non-fiction text features
  • vocabulary (aligned with each level of text)
  • comprehension questions
  • illustrating and responding to the text
  • coloring page

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