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India Celebrates Janmashtami
Students use the Internet to research the festival of Janmashtami. As a class, they discover the importance of Krishna in the Hindu religion and read poems commemorating her on the Internet. To end the lesson, they use colored pencils to draw the different forms Vishnu can take.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 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. For this Shakespearian festival lesson, 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 6 Downloads
Harvest Festivals Around the World
Students examine and compare/contrast various harvest festivals from around the world. They read books, sing songs, and create various art projects about the harvest festivals from Ghana, China, Korea, Vietnam, and India.
1st - 8th English Language Development 11 Views 51 Downloads
Learners explore the diversity of European festivals. In this cultural diversity lesson, students visit selected Web sites to research ancient festivals, the Edinburgh Fringe, and the Glastonbury. Learners may organize their own festivals.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Students read about European holidays and then design their own creative festival. In this cultural awareness lesson, students use primary and secondary resources in order to uncover facts and practices that occur during European festivals.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Lesson Plan PROMPT: Not Just Halloween: Festivals of the Dead Around the World
Students research information about Halloween and other cultural festivals of the dead. For this festivals of the dead lesson, students use the assigned website to examine All Hallow's Eve, the Obon, or Los Dias de los Muertos. They compare and contrast the holidays by looking at the festivals, masks, and food.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 60 Downloads
Wagner Festspiele Bayreuth
High schoolers explore a German website to research the Wagner Festival. They complete a worksheet, identify a performance they would like to hear at the festival, and write an imagined incident from their visit to the festival in German.
9th - 12th Languages 3 Views 1 Download
Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival Chicago - Chicago Blues
Watching Great Performances’ Eric Clapton Crossroads Guitar Festival Chicago launches an investigation into and discussion of how the electric guitar and guitarists have changed the sound of the blues over time. An engaging way to explore the relationship between music and culture.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
A Bash in Baalbeck: Creating a Lebanese Festival
Learn about the diversity of the culture of Lebanon through this series of cross-curricular lessons. Compare and contrast various cultures through activities and readings. An introduction to the culture of Lebanon is included along with explanations of food, religion, and recreation.
K - 6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 31 Downloads
The Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire
This worksheet is compromised of 10 sentences about the Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire. English learners read the sentences and change each one to simple past tense. The worksheet is about pumpkins so it might be good to use around Halloween.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Physical Science: Festival of Bubbles
Investigate bubbles through the use of scientific inquiry. Pupils blow bubbles using several methods and measure the resulting bubble print. Measurements are recorded on a data table and transferred to a bar graph. Results are discussed and conclusions are drawn.
2nd - 4th Science 7 Views 186 Downloads