Mardi Gras Reading Comprehension | 39 Non-fiction Passages & 105 Questions

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Mia McDaniel
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1st - 7th, Homeschool
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Love your stuff Mia! I used this resource in the library for my students to do research on Mardi Gras and then we played KAHOOT! with the information!
Living in South Louisiana, Mardi Gras is everything! This resource is amazing and so incredibly informative for our favorite holiday!
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February 21, 2023 is Mardi Gras! ⚜⚜⚜ Incorporate this unique holiday into your ELA lessons, speech/language therapy sessions, or social studies lessons. It's an ideal listening comprehension or reading comprehension lesson that can last for several weeks! The unit includes a choice of 22 short passages discussing various Mardi Gras celebrations OR 17 longer passages with REAL PHOTOS + 105 corresponding comprehension questions. Use this engaging content with elementary, middle, or even high school students with disabilities.

⭐⭐⭐ VIEW THE PREVIEW FOR A MUCH CLOSER LOOK!

WHAT DO I GET?

22 short passages about Mardi Gras w/ 1-3 comprehension questions per passage

19 longer passages about Mardi Gras 2-5 comprehension questions per passage

105 comprehension questions in all!

► A writing prompt so students can respond to reading material in writing

► A Venn diagram to compare and contrast Mardi Gras traditions

► An open-ended Dot Art Mardi Gras activity (See preview for a sneak peek!)

► A fun Mardi Gras board game

WHAT SKILLS CAN I TEACH or PRACTICE WITH THESE?

✔ Making Inferences

✔ Comparing/Contrasting

✔ Vocabulary/Context Clues

✔ Drawing Conclusions

✔ Writing

✔ General Responding to Text

✔ Describing

✔ Sharing Opinions

✔ Synonyms

✔ Mood

✔ Reasoning

✔ Multiple Meanings

✔ Justifying Answers to Questions

✔ Making self-to-text Connections

How do I use this?

► Passages can be used one on one with individual students, for partner reading, or with an entire class. Group discussion should be encouraged!

► The reading passage cards can be used to play a card game or incorporated for use with the included board game (directions for both included).

► For non-readers, an adult should read the cards and the students can respond. This makes for a handy listening comprehension activity (which is a crucial prerequisite to reading comprehension).

⚜ Just print, (laminate if you wish), cut, and use!

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Looking for more resources to celebrate Mardi Gras? Look no further!

Check out the whole Mardi Gras section of my store HERE!

Mandalas for Articulation - Mardi Gras Glides and Liquids

Mardi Gras Speech and Language BUNDLE

Open Ended Mardi Gras Token Boards {for magnetic wands & tokens}

Articulation Dot Art for Mardi Gras {all sounds & NO prep!}

A Mardi Gras style Old Maid card game ~ Who's got the baby?

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Happy Mardi Gras, y'all!


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