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 booklet briefly and simply explains some of the more common Christmas celebrations around the world: St. Lucia Day, Las Posadas, Noel, Sinterklaas, Boxing Day, Epiphany, and Christmas in Germany and the southern hemisphere.
A straightforward presentation of the Christmas story, including information about secular and religious Christmas traditions. It is followed by 6 multiple choice questions and 5 questions that require brief written reponses.
Four reading comprehension selections tell the legendary origins of some Christmas traditions, Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths, and stockings. Each is followed by sets of multiple choice questions and several questions requiring brief written responses.