Festivals Teacher Resources
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And We Were All in One Place: Youth Culture and the Rock Festival
Students explore historical youth culture events. In this youth culture lesson, students discover details regarding the Altamont, Woodstock, and Monterey concerts. Students conduct research that regarding the rock festivals and analyze audience reactions as they watch video segments.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
The Coachella Festival
A New York Time article on a major music and arts event can be a good way to get kids interested in the daily news. They read an article about Coachella, and then answer eight comprehension questions, in either blog or print form. Note: Blog posts are short, poorly written, and have no capitals.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
New Review Inside India
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this resource.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Creative Writing - Research and Letters
Here's a fresh approach that combines research, business and personal letter writing, and creative story telling. Student groups research different decades in the life of a famous Japanese astronomer. They then craft a decade fact sheet, business and personal letters, and a character sketch.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Louisiana Festival Brochure
Students investigate the technology concepts used to create a brochure for a Louisiana festival. They use Microsoft Publisher WIzard to design it and conduct research using online information to add to the brochure. The assessment is the brochure and directions are included in the lesson.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Writing to Publicize an Event--The Cultural Day Festival on Sapelo Island
Young scholars create a poster advertising the Gullah Geechee Cultural Festival on Sapelo Island. In this Gullah Geechee culture lesson, students watch a video called "Gullah Music" and discuss the music and traditions of the slaves from Sapelo Island.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social studies, and art.
1st - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Dia de los Muertos Educator Resource Guide
What are the origins of el Dia de los Muertos, and how is this tradition observed in contemporary celebrations? With a variety of lesson plans and suggested hands-on activities, here is an excellent resource to reference as you prepare to study the Day of the Dead with your class.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Key to the Media's Hidden Codes
You are being manipulated! Arm yourself with awareness! Learn how to identify the various technical codes (images, sounds, colors), and how media makers use these codes to subconsciously influence your emotions and impulses. Just do it. Think different.
6 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Sundiata, Mali’s Lion King
Students investigate the history of Mali. In this African cultures activity, students research the impact of Sundiata Keita as king of Mali, recognize the significance of historical Malian festivals, and create character masks to be worn in their own Sundiata festival.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Translating Short Stories into Original Short Films
High schoolers review the elements of the short story, create a script and storyboard based on a short story. They create a video of the story to present during a class film festival using both the Internet and software programs.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts