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A history reading lesson.
 

MOTHERS DAY

 

A reading comprehension lesson on Mothers Day. Includes printable teaching lesson worksheet.

 

 

Teaching Objectives:

  • Students will be able to recall facts about the history of Mother's Day.
  • Students use context clues to define the word “secular”.
  • Students will use evaluation to explain why we celebrate Mother's Day.

Suggested Grades:

3rd Grade - 4th Grade - 5th Grade

 

 

 

 

 

MOTHERS DAY LESSON

 

Directions:

Print the the reading comprehension passage and questions (see below).

 

Students should read the story silently, then answer the questions about the story that follow.  Discuss the answers to the questions with the students.

 

 

Excerpt from passage

Each year on the second Sunday in May, Mother's Day is celebrated in the United States. Mother's Day is a day when we honor our mothers and thank them for all that they have done and still do for us. We may give Mother's Day gifts to our mothers, grandmothers, aunts or other women who have acted like mothers to us. We may also gather with family members for a meal or a party. It has been said that phone companies, florists and restaurants do the most business on Mother's Day!

Mother's Day is celebrated all over the world on different days. In the U.S., we celebrate it on the second Sunday in May. The date for our celebration of Mother's Day comes from Ancient Greece, where a festival dedicated to the Cybele, the mother of the gods, was held each year around the second week of May.

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Mothers Day Lesson and Worksheet

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 Includes reading comprehension passage, questions, and answers.

 

 

 

 

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