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The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree
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Story Summary:

The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree is a holiday treasure! Ruthie and her family are strong and creative even in the midst of war and a harsh Appalachian winter. Read to discover the love of family and community, and how a simple Christmas tree brings joy and warm memories.

Reading and Comprehension Skills:

1) Visualization: Encourage them to use their five senses to imagine what it would be like in the Appalachian Mountains during winter.

2) Cause and Effect: There are two passages from the text that require students to find the cause and effect relationship.

3) Character Development: Students will find character traits to compare and contrast characters.

4) Text to Self: Students will reflect on the magic of a tradition in the story and relate its effect to a personal tradition.

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