Christmas Tree – Reading Passage in Spanish – El árbol de Navidad


A Spanish Reading Passage about a family and their Christmas Tree.

Una lectura acerca de una familia y su árbol de Navidad.


Spanish Reading – El árbol de Navidad – The Christmas Tree

A Spanish Reading Passage about the day a family puts up their Christmas tree and what each member of the family does.
This Spanish text has been written in the present tense (presente simple del modo indicativo) making it ideal for upper Spanish 1 / lower Spanish 2 students.
Includes simple comprehension questions and other activities to check understanding of each text.


The Printable PDF Version of this resource includes:

  • Teacher Guide in Spanish – (2 pages)
  • Spanish Reading Passage – El árbol de Navidad – (1 page)
  • Reading Passage with words missing – Fill the blanks – (1 page)
  • Comprehension Questions – El árbol de Navidad – (2 pages)
  • Drawing Activity – El árbol de Navidad – (1 page)
  • Spanish Vocabulary List – (1 page)
  • Teacher Answers – (4 pages)
  • Reading Text – Horizontal Page Version – (1 Page)
  • Spanish Vocabulary List – Horizontal Page Version – (1 Page)


With EASEL, you can assign these interactive digital activities to your students which can be completed on any device. EASEL is ideal for use in distance learning settings and also in the physical classroom.
The Digital Easel Version of this resource includes the landscape (horizontal) version which is easier to use on devices.

This printable PDF version and the Digital EASEL version are both available immediately upon purchase. Pen and paper or digital … you choose which version fits best in your classroom’s learning model.

Bonus Listening Activity

We have included a listening activity. A worksheet with a fill the blank activity can now be used in conjunction with audio so students can complete the spaces with the information they hear. It can also be used with the normal reading passage where they can read the text while listening.

Note: The audio for the listening activity appears as a part of the digital resource of EASEL by TpT™ and is not downloadable. Students (or Teachers) just have to click the play icon to hear the recording which is spoken by a native Spanish speaker (Angélica Prieto). There is also a version of the listening on our YouTube Channel (Woodward Spanish).

This reading passage, all questions and instructions are 100% in Spanish making it ideal for language immersion classrooms. Answers sheets have been included.

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⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Excellent for my students! My students were very engaged! – Marisol N.
⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ Great Resource! My students found it most helpful. – La Esquina Latina.

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You may also be interested in our other Spanish Reading Resources about Christmas resources:

Spanish Christmas – 21 Reading Comprehension Worksheets in Present Tense
Christmas in Chile – Letter in Spanish with Worksheets
Spanish Reading – Religious Christmas Stories

¡Qué tengas buen día!
– Angélica y Rob W.
Woodward Education

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Spanish Listening

Here is the audio that accompanies this resource. It will also give you an idea of the content and level of this letter in Spanish.

Una Lectura en español que trata del día en que una familia pone su árbol de Navidad y qué es lo que hace cada miembro de la familia. El texto está escrito en el Presente Indicativo e incluye preguntas de comprensión.

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