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The Passover Guest Activities

With The Passover Guest activities engage students in fine motor skills, writing, and reading comprehension. The diverse set of activities are great for differentiated instruction, and support English Language Arts. 

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Teach young readers about inclusion, respect, and Passover traditions. With the The Passover Guest activities students will retell, research, and reflect. These low and no-prep activities engage students in English Language Arts skills like identifying cause and effect, problems and solutions, and defining vocabulary. The Fine Motor activities encourage early literacy with tracing and spelling practice. Students also have the opportunity to further their understanding of Passover through a mini research project. 

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • form letters.
  • recognize letters.
  • represent the 5 senses. 
  • put words in alphabetical order.
  • identify cause and effect.
  • identify problems and solutions. 
  • sequence the story.
  • determine the theme.
  • determine the lesson/moral of the story.
  • write facts about Passover.
  • research Passover. 
  • define story vocabulary. 
  • use fine motor skills to trace, illustrate, cut.
  • participate in a swap meet about the story and soundscape.
  • respond to and reflect on discussion questions and writing prompts. 

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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💙 All book activities are included with a premium subscription. Subscribe today for immediate access! After subscribing you’ll receive an email with directions to access the activities! 

About the Book

The Passover Guest is a story filled with hope, tradition, and a touch of magic. It’s the Great Depression and Muriel’s family doesn’t have enough food for the Passover Seder. While walking by the Lincoln Memorial, she comes across a mysterious man. After a kind gesture, he tells her to run home for Seder. Once home, Muriel finds a bountiful feast that’s enough for the entire community! Buy the book

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