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. For this youth culture lesson, students discover details regarding the Altamont, Woodstock, and Monterey concerts. Students conduct research that regarding the rock festivals and analyze...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
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...
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,...
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...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Kaleidoscope of Flowers
Children learn about the Hindu festival of Onam by creating traditional threshold art, called Pookolam. They find India on a map and discuss the nature of the yearly celebration. They then use chalk, flowers, and colored lentils to...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Writing to Publicize an Event--The Cultural Day Festival on Sapelo Island
Students create a poster advertising the Gullah Geechee Cultural Festival on Sapelo Island. For this Gullah Geechee culture lesson, students watch a video called "Gullah Music" and discuss the music and traditions of the slaves from...
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...
1st - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Sundiata, Mali’s Lion King
Young scholars investigate the history of Mali. In this African cultures lesson, students research the impact of Sundiata Keita as king of Mali, recognize the significance of historical Malian festivals, and create character masks to be...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts