Maria's Family Christmas
Realistic (fiction) 353 words, Level L (Grade 2).Maria and her family are preparing for Christmas and waiting for their family from Mexico to arrive. Once her family arrives, Maria meets her new cousin, Ruben, for the first time. The family celebrates Christmas by attending church, opening gifts, and eating Christmas dinner. Students will have the opportunity to sequence events and compare their winter holiday celebrations to Maria's as they read this book.