Winter Holidays Comprehension Activities

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Winter Holidays Comprehension Activities and Crafts

Holidays included: Hanukkah, Christmas, Three Kings Day, Los Posadas, Diwali, and Kwanzaa.

Want to cover more than Christmas this holiday season? Here's your ready to go packet to do just that! This booklet covers RI standards 1, 2, 3 and 9 in grades 1-4

This file includes Full size and half size book

  • 14 page booklet {5 pages with 2 per page in the half size book} for students to take notes or transfer info to. Ramadan is also included in the booklet per request.

Each holiday page has Who, What, When, Why, Where, and How questions as well a place for a trinket or sticker to represent the holiday. I purchased cute little scrapbook and foam stickers at Target and Michaels.

also includes:

  • bubble map using the theme of light,
  • comparison chart
  • discussion questions to use aloud or partner reading
  • Light the Menorah numbers activity
  • Light the Kinara-illustrating each of the 7 principles on the kinara
  • If I were a Wise Man-students are asked to write about what they would bring the baby Jesus in modern times
  • Baiya-dooj-students write about their siblings {Diwali activity}
  • Christmas comics-students fill in speech bubbles for the Christmas story
  • Weave a mkeka craft and writing activity
  • How I celebrate writing for each of the 6 holidays

We have lots of rich discussion about what all these holidays have in common, too.

No time to make powerpoints, no worries! they are now in a bundle in my TpT store!

See the preview for a look at each activity!

*NOTE this file DOES NOT include the PowerPoints!

Total Pages
86 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.
Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.


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