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Key Vocabulary

Lovingly
Amorosamente
Garlands
Guirlandas
Tinsel
Oropel
Ornaments
Adornos
Bless
Bendecir

The Legend of the Christmas Spider

A retelling of an Eastern European legend about why we decorate Christmas trees with tinsel.

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The Legend of the Christmas Spider

A retelling of an Eastern European legend about why we decorate Christmas trees with tinsel.

Intermediate
Read and listen to this story in Beelinguapp!

Once upon a time, there was a woman who loved Christmas. She had been widowed and lived with her four children. They didn't have much money, but the day before Christmas, the woman cleaned and dusted her house to welcome the Christ Child.

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