What is Rosh Hashanah? Reading Passage & Picture ID

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by The ESL Nexus

Price: 250 points or $2.5 USD

Subjects: judaism,englishSecondLanguage,roshHashanah

Grades: 5,6,7,8

Description: Students learn about Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, by doing a reading activity and a picture identification activity. Instructions are on the 1st card of this resource. Students can read the directions and/or listen to them read aloud if they need more support. In the 1st activity, students read an information text and answer multiple choice questions. Students can read and/or click the audio icon to hear all the paragraphs, questions, and answers read aloud. There are 8 cards for this activity. Each card has 1 paragraph and 1 question on it. In the 2nd activity, students identify 5 objects associated with the holiday by selecting the correct picture that answers the question. All the photographs in this activity are used to illustrate the reading passage. There are 5 cards for this activity. This resource is aimed at: English Language Learners at an intermediate (and higher) level of language proficiency, students who do not know very much about Rosh Hashanah, and younger native English-speaking students.