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'Tis the Season

'Tis the Season

'Tis the Season

Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa are three important holidays. Hanukkah oftentimes

starts in December. However, sometimes it starts in November, like in 2013 when the holiday

began on November 27

one day later on December 26

th

th

th

. Christmas is celebrated on December 25

.

while Kwanzaa begins

Hanukkah is a Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights. The holiday lasts eight days. The Hebrew word hanukkah means "dedication."

Christmas is a Christian holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ. The word "Christmas" comes from old English words that mean "mass of Christ."

Kwanzaa is an African American holiday that celebrates the harvest of first crops. The holiday

ends on January 1

st

.

'Tis the Season - Classify & Categorize Questions

'Tis the Season - Classify & Categorize Questions

Name:

Date:

1.

is (are)celebrated for more than 1 day.

A. Kwanzaa

B. Christmas

C. Hanukkah and Kwanzaa

D. Hanukkah

2.

Read these sentences from the text.

"Hanukkah oftentimes starts in December. However, sometimes it starts in November,

like in 2013 when the holiday began on November 27th

The

holiday lasts eight days."

Based on this information, in which month could the celebration of Hanukkah end in a certain year?

A. March

B. January

C. February

D. June

3.

celebrate(s) a birthday.

A. Hanukkah

B. Christmas and Hanukkah

C. Christmas

D. Christmas and Kwanzaa

4.

are a time for celebration.

A. Hanukkah and Kwanza

B. Hanukkah and Kwanza

C. Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa

D. Christmas and Hanukkah

5.

What is the main idea of this passage?