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.
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.
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.
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.