1.- In Four Corners Book, there is a lesson called Time to Celebrate, and there is an important article about Birthday Traditions that involves the way many countries celebrate birthdays.
This article refers to cultural and traditional information text type, and the subskills that contain would be lead in, deducing meaning from context and reading for detail focusing on reading for gist and specific information.
This book is a basic level so the text it´s pretty short and easy to understand with vocabulary that they know previously.
2.- In this text about Birthday Traditions, it´s possible to switch the lesson and the class can also learn about reading skills like scanning, for example asking people to underline as many birthday´s words as they know like cake, party, etc. In this way, they´re only going to look for the words and they aren´t going to read the whole text.