Advent Calendar Day Ten

Today, I have a free download for you that will help students practice organizing details within paragraphs while also learning about Hanukkah!

This activity came from my mentor text unit for Oskar and the Eight Blessings, but you don’t need the book to complete the activity.

(I would still encourage you to read the book to your students, though! It’s a heartwarming story that shows how small acts of kindness can make such a difference. If you don’t want to buy it, you can always check the library for a copy!)

The book link in this post is an affiliate link. It doesn’t cost you anything extra to purchase using my links, and Amazon gives me a few cents per purchase which I use to fund awesome giveaways for teachers!

Tap the image below to download the free activity, then be sure to check out the bonus deal below, too!

The complete unit includes this freebie, plus:

  • a week of plans that teach summarizing, inferring, expository writing, and similes using the book, Oskar and the Eight Blessings by Richard & Tanya Simon (book not included)
  • detailed explicit lessons, including teacher samples
  • a week-at-a-glance plan
  • digitally converted activities in Google Slides, when applicable
  • mentor sentence lesson teaching similes
  • reading lessons to teach summarizing, character changes, symbolism, and inferring with the book
  • writing lessons to teach expository writing: tying in summarizing and organizing details by topic, as well as writing strong leads
  • original short story written by me, to assess summarizing and inferring
  • printables for skill practice
  • short assessments

Tap on the image below to get the complete unit 20% off!