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Students understand the importance of the Bahamian celebration of Junkaroo. In this culture lesson plan, students participate in the activities of Junakroo and how it makes people work together. Students define vocabulary related to the celebration. Students explain why its important to keep up the festival. Students create original headdresses.
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.
Students identify icons that use the image of Christ. As a class, they discuss the importance of a church and being a member. In pairs, they build a church out of blocks to show the importance of working together. They also discuss the importance of the various holidays in the religion.