Festivals Teacher Resources
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Dance: Cultural Dance Festival
Students participate in a folk dance presentation. In this multi-cultural activity, students and their families work together to learn and perform folk dances at a school sponsored festival. The teacher acts as facilitator, working with...
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts
Today and Yesterday: Festivals through the Year
In this world cultures instructional activity, learners research information and answer questions about festivals around the world. This instructional activity gives detailed information on how to do the Internet research. This...
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History
Chinese Ice Sculptures Melting
Students examine, critique and study a newspaper article on a famous ice festival in China that is being affected by rising global temperatures. They complete three worksheets on the article that deals with comprehension questions, a...
6th - 10th English Language Arts
Planning a Bluegrass Festival
Students explain how bluegrass music gained popularity across the country and around the world. They describe the roles of artists, patrons and music organizations in producing bluegrass music festivals. In addition, they use a variety...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
An Ancient Greek and Roman Festival
Third graders label a map of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations and do a written report on one element of these two cultures. They participate in discussions of food, farming, daily life and government (among others). Students use the...
3rd 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