Teach students about holidays from around the world. This set includes reading passages and activities for students to practice their reading comprehension. THIS IS A GROWING BUNDLE. Currently, it includes the passages about harvest festivals. The price will go up as new sets are added.
January 2019 Love Celebrations- Valentines Day, Tu B'av Israel
Harvest Festival Reading Passages- Help students learn about the holidays of Thanksgiving in the USA, Zhong Qiu Jie in China, Chuseok in Korea, and Pongal in India.
Festival of Lights Reading Passages- Help students learn about the holidays of Diwali, Hannukah, and Kwanza.
New Year Celebrations- Help students learn about the holidays of the American New Year, Chinese New Year, Japanese New Year, Filipino New Year, Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year).
Love Celebrations- Help students learn about Valentine's Day in the United States, La Diada de Sant Jordi (St Sordi’s Day) in Barcelona Spain, Dia dos Namorados (Lover’s Day) in Brazil, Tu B’Av a Jewish love holiday, and Dia de Amor y Amistad (Love and Friendship Day) in Colombia.
Through reading passages and activities students will practice their reading comprehension skills as they learn about fall harvest festivals from around the world.
Differentiated Reading Passages
Each reading passage comes in two reading levels. There are pictures included to support ELLs.
Vocabulary Picture Cards & Sentence Frames
There are picture cards in color and black and white for each holiday. There are also sentence frames to help students talk and write about each holiday or compare and contrast different holidays.
Graphic Organizer & Writing Reflection
There are graphic organizers and a writing reflection question included. Both have two levels, one with a word bank and sentence frames.