Diwali Non-Fiction Article | PDF and Digital Formats: Students will learn about the celebration of Diwali in this non-fiction article. This resource contains 1 non-fiction article and 3 reading activities to assist with reading comprehension, standardized test prep (EQAO), and cross-curricular learning.

  • This resource contains Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 schools as well as individual PDFs of student pages.

Resource Includes:

  • Teacher lesson plan
  • Pre-reading K-W-L chart
  • 1 Non-fiction article (regular and modified versions)
  • An audio file (mp3) of each article (regular and modified versions)
  • 3 Post-reading activities: comprehension questions, grammar questions (2 options: paper and self-grading Google Forms), long answer writing response
  • Individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom
  • Google Slides formatted lessons for 1:1 school

Teacher Feedback 

  1. “My students learned so much with this resource.”
  2. “Students were very engaged in learning about Diwali, highly recommended!”
  3. “I used this resource with my 7th-grade students while teaching a virtual lesson about Diwali. The article was perfect for my class. The “Thinking Questions” were exactly what I wanted my class to consider as we discussed this holiday.”

Use this article with my Article of the Week Differentiated Lessons program and these Non-Fiction Graphic Organizers.

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