Common Core: Key Idea and Details: RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.3
3 informational (non-fiction) passages, one for each standard.
Each passage comes in a mid-late first grade level and a mid-second grade level. They include standards based, text dependent questions.
The Christmas Candy Cane
Christmas Around the World
Christmas Hot Chocolate Recipe
This was created for 2nd grade but could also be used for some 1st or 3rd graders.