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Close Reading Comprehension Passages | Christmas Activities | December Bundle

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These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. These week-long lessons follow a close reading model, and each one includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Candy Canes Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Candy Canes: The History Behind the Hook follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Winter Solstice Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Winter Solstice: A Time to Celebrate! follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Real Versus Fake Christmas Trees Print or Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is the greener choice? follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages National Cookie Day Print or Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on National Cookie Day: A Day to Celebrate a Favorite Dessert follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Fruitcake Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Fruitcake: The Story Behind This Holiday Treat follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. These week-long lessons follow a close reading model, and each one includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy! Students will be required to use close reading skills to practice making logical inferences, citing textual evidence, and drawing conclusions from the text.

PRINT & GO! Easily differentiate instruction with the leveled reading passages for grades 3-5. Includes everything you need to teach 5 weeks of close reading lessons.

⭐A digital Google Classroom option is included! (Google Slides™)

Close Reading Lessons:

  1. Candy Canes: The History Behind the Hook
  2. Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is the greener choice?
  3. Fruitcake: The Story Behind This Holiday Treat
  4. National Cookie Day: A Day to Celebrate a Favorite Dessert
  5. Winter Solstice: A Time to Celebrate

These high-interest and engaging topics will captivate the interest of students!

Step-by-Step instructions (for teacher and students) are included that follow a close reading model.

Step 1: First Reading: Determine what the text says.

Step 2: Second Reading: Determine how the text says it.

Step 3: Third Reading: Determine what the text means.

Step 4: Written Comprehension: Write and Respond

Includes:

  • Implementation Guide (Steps to Close Reading)
  • Teacher Guide and Notes
  • Classroom Posters
  • Mark It Up! Annotation Cards
  • 2 Differentiated Reading Passages
  • Text-Dependent Questions
  • Vocabulary Practice
  • Written Response
  • Close Reading Graphic Organizers

Easily Differentiate Instruction!

These close reading comprehension passages are written at 2 different levels to allow for differentiation during instruction. The content of the 2 passages is the same, but the reading levels are different. Questions about the content are the same. This makes it easy for you to provide students with the same questions and activity sheets while also allowing students to practice close reading skills on their reading level.

All answer keys are included!

⭐Note: Each reading passage is leveled with special symbols at the bottom left corner to denote difficulty levels.

 

This resource is aligned to the anchor standard that refers to reading text closely:

ELA Reading Standard 1: “Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it, cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.”

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Candy Canes Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Candy Canes: The History Behind the Hook follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Winter Solstice Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Winter Solstice: A Time to Celebrate! follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Real Versus Fake Christmas Trees Print or Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is the greener choice? follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages National Cookie Day Print or Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on National Cookie Day: A Day to Celebrate a Favorite Dessert follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Fruitcake Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Fruitcake: The Story Behind This Holiday Treat follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Candy Canes Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Candy Canes: The History Behind the Hook follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Winter Solstice Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Winter Solstice: A Time to Celebrate! follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Real Versus Fake Christmas Trees Print or Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Real vs. Fake Christmas Trees: Which is the greener choice? follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages National Cookie Day Print or Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on National Cookie Day: A Day to Celebrate a Favorite Dessert follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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Close Reading Comprehension Passages Christmas Fruitcake Print and Google

These Christmas close reading passages and activities are the perfect tools to help students practice close reading skills during the month of December. This week-long lesson on Fruitcake: The Story Behind This Holiday Treat follows a close reading model and includes a teacher guide and notes to make teaching the lesson easy!

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