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Teach and practice numerous reading comprehension skills using these fascinating passages and corresponding questions all about Christmas around the world. These 17 non-fiction passages are ideal for your ELA lessons or speech/language therapy sessions! For nonreaders, use as a listening comprehension activity! Passages can be used with individual students, for partner reading, or for group discussion.
What's in this download?
➤ 22 manageable passages discussing Christmas traditions from various countries- all wacky and weird enough to hold your students' attention.... along with 3-4 corresponding critical thinking questions per passage. Questions require students to use skills ranging from simple recall, comparing, contrasting and making personal connections to deciphering vocabulary in context, drawing conclusions, inferencing, giving opinions, and justifying responses with evidence.
➤ 7 QR codes (and clickable links) to videos that build more knowledge (and will totally engage your kids)
➤ a writing prompt so students can respond to read material in writing
➤ a VENN diagram so students can compare and contrast Christmas traditions.
➤ BONUS! 2 color-by-grammar Christmas pages - students must find errors in punctuation & capitalization or determine if statements are run-ons, fragments or complete sentences and color the parts of the tree or present the corresponding colors
➤ Recommendations for use
• Just print, (laminate if you wish), cut and use!
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