The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage

The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
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This nonfiction reading passage discusses the history of this holiday tradition and uses TEI - type questions for student response.

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Introduction
A Christmas tree is a tree that is decorated to celebrate the winter season and holidays. It is usually an evergreen that produces cones such as spruce, pine, or fir.

Origin
It is easy to see why evergreen trees became a symbol of winter holidays: their vibrant green color stands out among the other leafless and dormant trees in the snow covered forest.

Decorations
Holiday trees were traditionally decorated with food such as apples and nuts. In the 1700s, people began to illuminate their trees with candles.

Christmas Trees Around the World
A chart shows the different tree customs of 5 regions

Skills highlighted in student questions:
Synonyms / antonyms, cause and effect, main idea / details, questioning.

Flesch - Kincaid Grade Level: 8.2
Lexile: 1130
Total Pages
6
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Teaching Duration
40 Minutes

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The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage
The History of the Christmas Tree Reading Passage