Are you looking for 25 Days of Christmas Activities for your beginning readers? This Christmas book-inspired Tree’s Wish Comprehension Activity is a fun way to get your beginning readers to identify the different parts of a story.
Tree’s Wish Comprehension Activity:
Creative comprehension activities like this one will help your beginning readers practice identifying the story structure including the characters and setting. They will also work on retelling what happens at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
Why Is Comprehension Important?
In order to become successful readers and lifelong learners, your beginning readers need reading and listening comprehension skills. They need to be able to understand what they read and hear, identify the parts of a story, and retell the story in sequential order. Comprehension skills will help your kids learn, gather information, and much more!
Getting Ready To Use The Tree’s Wish Comprehension Activity:
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- Christmas Tree Page Topper
- Story Structure Graphic Organizer
What Else Is Needed:
- A Wish To Be A Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe
- White Card Stock or Copy Paper
To prepare this comprehension activity for your kids, click on the pencil below to download and print the Christmas tree topper and graphic organizer. You can pick either the colored or black and white tree.
How To Use The Tree’s Wish Comprehension Activity:
After reading the book A Wish To Be A Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe, your kids can identify the parts of the story including the characters and setting. They will also retell what happens at the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
If your kids are just learning how to identify the parts of the story, you may want to do this activity together. You can create a story structure anchor chart or graphic organizer together.
Your beginning readers can then fill in their own graphic organizer with the characters, setting, and plot.
After writing, your children will color and cut out the Christmas tree. They will then glue it onto the top of their graphic organizer.
This book-inspired Tree’s Wish Comprehension Activity is a fun way to get your beginning readers to identify the different parts of a story.
Pin It For Later:
Do you want to save this Christmas learning activity for later? Pin this to your Christmas activities board on Pinterest and it’ll be here for when you’re ready!
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Click on the pencil below to download and print the book-inspired activity!