Enhance a holiday favorite with this unit, which reinforces skills such as spelling, vocabulary, and comprehension, and includes several thoughtful writing prompts to personalize Chris Van Allsburg's Christmas story.
This one page nonfiction selection explains the possible origins and some beliefs about this February 2nd holiday. It is followed by 6 true/false questions, 3 multiple choice questions, and 5 questions that require brief written responses.
This one page reading comprehension selection traces the origins of some Halloween traditions to the Celts, Romans, and early Christians. It is followed by 4 multiple choice questions and 6 questions that require brief witten responses.
Read about the Feast of the Kings, a French holiday, and answer the questions. Includes a recipe for a galette.
Lire au sujet de la fête des rois en anglais, répondre aux questions. Avec une recette pour la galette des rois.
This one page reading comprehension selection presents some of the traditions of Diwali through the eyes of a young Indian boy. It is followed by 3 multiple choice questions, 6 true-false questions, and 4 questions that require brief written responses.
In the U.S., Independence Day is celebrated on July 4th. On July 14th, the French celebrate Bastille Day. Learn more about this holiday and then answer the multiple choice questions and fill in the Venn diagram.
This non-fiction selection explains the use of poppies as a symbol of remembrance for fallen war veterans.It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 4 questions requiring short written responses.
A play-script of the classic poem, Twas the Night Before Christmas, with six designated reading parts for classroom use. Can also be adapted as a choral reading. A set of comprehension questions and a vocabulary activity is included.
A reading comprehension on the history of the U.S. flag, from its thirteen starred canton to its current appearance, and a reading comprehension overview of the Flag Code, to introduce or review proper treatment of the U.S. flag. Great for Flag Day (June 14th)...or any U.S. holiday.
Write a booklet report about a real or imaginary trip to Canada. These pages include directions for writing specific information about your trip, including holidays, people, and sightseeing, and daily journal pages. Prompts develop narrative, persuasive, and descriptive writing skills.