Holidays are some of our most favorite days of the year. Special activities, gifts, and time with family make these days so memorable. In this activity, students will research various holidays, choosing two to compare and contrast.

Learning Objectives


  • Write narratives in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events
  • Include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings
  • Use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure


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