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These readings relate to holiday and seasonal themes for students in Grade 4, Grade 5, and Grade 6. Exercises include study questions and answer keys.
For more holiday and seasonal activities, check out our Holidays, Months, & Seasons category.
This 2 page narrative discusses St. Patrick's Day celebrations and history. Includes comprehension questions, pre-writing, vocabulary and creative activities.
This reading comprehension explains the difference between solstice and equinox, as well as introducing some summer solstice traditions. A timely lesson!
Updated: This one page nonfiction selection presents the history and reasons for February 29th. It is followed by 7 multiple choice questions, 5 questions that require brief written responses, and a word search.
"Patrick thought the only good thing about Daylight Saving Time was that people got to sleep an hour longer the night it ended." This short fiction is followed by multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions.
Updated: This narrative gives students direction in planning and creating a box for their class Valentines. Includes comprehension questions and a planning activity. Students can then create the box of their own design.