The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities

The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
The Winter Solstice Close Reading Vocabulary and Comprehension Activities
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Winter is coming :)

Have your students learn more about the winter solstice and its impact on present-day winter holidays in this one-page passage with accompanying comprehension and vocabulary activities. 

Within your purchase, find the following:

  1. A one-page passage about the winter solstice graded at a seventh-grade level.
  2. The same passage with comprehension questions embedded throughout the passage (beneficial for students with attentional or memory deficiencies).
  3. Two vocabulary activities: One directs students to look up definitions of important terms found in the passage; the other includes the definitions and has students match the terms with their meanings.
  4. A graphic organizer that has students determine the main idea, two important facts, and a description of what else they would like to learn about.
  5. A visualization worksheet – an important skill to aid in comprehension.
  6. A research activity that has students compare and contrast Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Christmas.
  7. An answer key.
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Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
N/A
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