Festividades del mundo
Informational (nonfiction), 460 words, Level L (Grade 2), Lexile 560L
People all over the world celebrate holidays rich in traditions. Celebrations include preparing and eating food, playing games, and telling stories. In this informational text, students learn about seven holidays from around the world and how each one is celebrated.
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Chinese New Year, dreidel, Holi, kinara, Kwanzaa, menorah, mkeka, Ramadan, tradition
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Compare and Contrast : Compare and contrast information
R-Controlled Vowels : Identify r-controlled /o/ sound
Grammar and Mechanics
Subject-Verb Agreement : Recognize subject-verb agreement
Alphabetizing : Arrange words in alphabetical order
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