This download includes a sample lesson from the Reading Through History Christmas series. This unit includes the story of the once popular Twelve Days of Christmas celebration as well as background information on the now popular Song "Twelve Days of Christmas". To accompany the lesson, a series of five reading comprehension questions are included, along with guided reading activities, a student response topic, and a series of questions geared toward the 4th and 5th grade Common Core literature and reading standards. Objectives include Key Ideas, Range of Reading, Key Ideas and Details, Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity, Phonics and Word Recognition, Writing, and Fluency. The packet includes everything a social studies or reading teacher would need to cover one hour of a social studies or reading class.
The entire Christmas series is available for purchase as one bundle here: History of Christmas Bundle
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