Christmas Differentiated Reading and Writing Activities

Christmas Differentiated Reading and Writing Activities


⭐️ Perfect for teaching about different cultures and how different holidays are celebrated, this resource contains one differentiated passage and associated activities that focus on the history and traditions of Christmas.

⭐️ These texts are differentiated and can be used for students from the 1st grade to the 5th grade. This resource also includes a prereading activity, comprehension questions, and Christmas themed children’s writing craftivities that will look adorable on your bulletin board.

⭐️ This is perfect for guided reading, independent work, or homework.


✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st through 5th grade Common Core Text Complexity Band.

✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.

✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.

What’s Inside?

1. Prereading Photo Prompt

2. Differentiated Passage – The Meaning of Christmas

  • The Meaning of Christmas (540L)
  • The Meaning of Christmas (740L)
  • The Meaning of Christmas (950L)
  • Reading Comprehension Questions

3. Christmas Traditions Around the World Foldable

4. 3 Christmas Writing Prompts

5. Christmas Writing Prompt Toppers

*This product contains a guided reading passages, each differentiated across three Lexile® certified reading levels. The passages fall across the 1st – 5th Grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for 1st – 5th grade is 190L – 1010L).


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