Comprehension for The Gift of the Magi
It’s not too early to plan your Christmas units. The Gift of the Magi is a heartwarming story of a young married couple who sell their most prized possessions to have money to buy gifts for the other. It makes a wonderful mini-unit to teach during the Christmas season. The full unit will be provided over four blog posts as part of Christmas in July.
The posts will include:
I hope your students will enjoy this unit.
This packet contains printable versions of the story. Two versions of the story are included. The first is the original written by O. Henry. The second is a simplified version. The original text tests at a 6.1 grade equivalent (Lexile Measure®: 940L). The simplified version reads at a grade level equivalent: of 4.9. This printable also has two printable pages with multiple choice and short answer comprehension questions.Click here to download the resource.
Do you need additional teaching resources? Check out these Christmas resources at my on Teachers Pay Teachers store.
This is a free sample from the Compare and Contrast Christmas pictured to the right.
Christmas Divider by Teacher Karma