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Students gather information about the Hindu festival of Diwali. They discuss Diwali traditions in India. Students work in pairs to create Lakshmi's footprint decorations to celebrate the holiday. They are told that Diwali, is the Festival of Lights is one of the few Hindu festivals that is celebrated in every part of India.
1st - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Menorah Banner Lesson Plan
Students investigate Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights and examine the role of the Menorah during the celebration. They determine how dreidel, latkes, and the daily lighting of the Menorah are special to Jewish families. Finally, they use art supplies to make a Menorah Banner using their handprints for the candles.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Name That Event
Students in German class are introduced to the various holidays and festivals celebrated in the country. In pairs, they use new vocabulary for each event and describe them. To end the lesson plan, they complete a worksheet and review the answers.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 4 Downloads
Christmas in the Philippines, Pasko Sa Aming Bayang Pilipinas
Learners examine the way in which Christmas traditions are celebrated in the Philippines. They investigate why Christmas is the most important festival while looking at the geography and history of the region.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Art for the Common Good: Junkanoo!
Students explore characteristics of effective group work. In this multi-cultural social studies lesson plan, students work in teams to design and construct a headdress similar to what would be worn during the Bahamian festival of Junkanoo. Students discuss traits of cooperative projects and factions as related to various multi-cultural groups.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Dance: Cultural Dance Festival
Students participate in a folk dance presentation. In this multi-cultural lesson, students and their families work together to learn and perform folk dances at a school sponsored festival. The teacher acts as facilitator, working with parents and community volunteers.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
Cultural Music Festival
Students participate in planning a multi-cultural community event. In this cultural music lesson plan, parents, community members, and teachers provide time, music, advertisement, and refreshments to create a community multi-cultural music festival.
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Food, Families, and Festivals
In this festivals worksheet, students work as a group and sort pictures of food into 2 groups: party foods and everyday foods. Students then discuss their favorite foods, celebrations with foods, quantities of food, and foods for a healthy diet.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students take part in a Shakespearian feast and acting festival. In this Shakespearian festival instructional activity, students create workshops which include a feast, music, history, and a play from Shakespeare's time. Students choose scenes, design costumes, sets, and backdrops, design a playbill, and create a feast for the event.
7th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Some British Festivals and Holidays
In this British holidays worksheet, students complete a 15 question on-line interactive exercise about festivals and holidays in Great Britain. Students read a date and tell what holiday is celebrated on that day.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Hold a Poetry Festival
Learners examine how poetry festivals showcase many different kinds of poetry and can bring a school together. They notice that festival is a series of related performances and that there are many other types of festivals. They present poetry to a group.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Today and Yesterday: Festivals through the Year
In this world cultures worksheet, students research information and answer questions about festivals around the world. This worksheet gives detailed information on how to do the Internet research. This worksheet was generated in the U.K.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 28 Downloads
My Big Fat Greek Olympics
The Olympic Games are indeed a significant and far-reaching cultural component in our international community today, but from where do they originate? Where do our traditions stem from, and how do we choose the sports that constitute this momentous event?
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 73 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable