This 2-page reading is written from the first-person perspective of a teenage girl living in Colombia. She talks about how she and her family celebrate the four special celebrations of the Christmas season in her country including:
The Day of the Small Candles (El día de las velitas) December 7
Christmas Eve (Nochebuena) December 24
Christmas Day (Navidad) December 25
New Year's Eve (El nuevo año) December 31
The reading has specialized vocabulary in a Spanish-English glossary. This reading is predominately in the present tense. The second page is a worksheet with 10 true/false reading comprehension questions and a short writing exercise.