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New Year Around the World Comprehension + Boom Cards BUNDLE

Mia McDaniel
Grade Levels
4th - 9th, Homeschool
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* IF YOU ALREADY OWN THIS, it NOW includes a huge bonus Boom Cards™ set! Find the link to redeem your Boom Deck on the COVER PAGE of this download.

Have students working on reading or listening comprehension? Incorporate this printable AND bonus Boom Cards™ into your January lessons or speech language therapy sessions! These weird New Year traditions from around the world will keep your students engaged by to the fascinating passages & the sight and sounds of New Year celebrations from across the globe thanks to the 19 included videos and 22 passages. It'll have your student begging for more all while you collect tons of data!

Since 2015, I have used this download for the entire month of January!

The printable packet is 20 pages and the Boom Card set is 46 pages. (66 in all)


It includes:

  • 22 short passages discussing New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day traditions around the world with 2-5 corresponding critical thinking questions per passage
  • a Boom Card deck with 46 cards that goes beyond the printable document
  • 19 screened videos with QR codes that link to entertaining videos related to the passages. All you need to scan the codes is a smart phone or tablet camera or one of the many free QR reader apps.
  • 65 questions that require students to use skills ranging from simple recall, comparing, contrasting, making personal connections to deciphering vocabulary in context, drawing conclusions, making inferences, giving opinions, and justifying responses with evidence. A whole range of critical thinking skills can be applied.
  • writing prompts so students can respond to read material in writing
  • a VENN diagram so students can compare and contrast traditions
  • 2 EET activities to help students organize their thoughts about New Year traditions
  • an activity for differentiating between New Year facts versus opinions

► Students can read passages independently (silently or aloud) or passages can be read aloud by teacher or therapist.

► Passages can be used with individual students, for partner reading, or for small group or whole class discussion.

► For non readers, an adult should read the cards and the students can respond.

Be sure to download the preview to see more!

If you like this item, you may also want to check out:

Mardi Gras Reading, Responding & More! {with non-fiction text}

Christmas {responding to non-fiction text & more!}

Easter Around the World {reading, listening & responding to non-fiction text}

Lucky Charms Around the World {with non-fiction text}

Groundhog Day for Language, Reading & Responding {and more!}

Thanks for stopping by and Happy New Year!

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