Religious Holidays Teacher Resources
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Developing a Sense of Pride in Oneself and Respecting the Similarities and Differences of Others
First graders use the think/pair/share strategy to show the similarities and differences of their holidays. They discuss reasons it's important to accept the different ways people celebrate. Students listen as the teacher reads "Uncle...
1st Social Studies & History
Public Christmas Displays and Lynch v. Donnelly
Does a Christmas display on government property violate the Constitution? Learners study the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment and learn about the landmark Supreme Court case Lynch v. Donnelly through watching a documentary and...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Teaching the Easter Story
If you are looking for a secular approach to teaching about Easter, this may just be the resource for you. Pupils read a paraphrased text depicting the last supper, arrest, and crucifixion of Jesus Christ as told in the Bible, while also...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review St. Patricks Day Lesson: The Real Story of St. Patrick
Fun St. Patrick's Day facts abound. The lesson plan tells the story of the most famous icons associated with the holiday: the shamrock, snakes, Celtic religion, Irish history, and St. Patrick himself.
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Be My Valentine
If you're looking for a last-minute resource to help your class celebrate Valentine's Day in an educational way, browse through this selection of reading comprehension worksheets, which cover such topics as why the holiday is celebrated...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
We Wish You a Merry Something, America
In this we wish you a merry something, America worksheet, 8th graders read or listen to a paragraph explaining that the term merry Christmas is not politically correct in America. Students discuss 4 warm up topics, complete pre-reading,...
8th Social Studies & History
Culture and Food and Ritual, Oh My!
Here is a fantastic instructional activity that integrates the culture, food, and rituals of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. The class discusses what they know about the holidays typically associated with each of the three religions,...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Social Studies: St. Patrick - Symbol of Irishness
Learners examine the history of St. Patrick's Day by creating characters and dialog reflecting Irish culture. A major part of the lesson plan is the construction of a float for a St. Patrick's Day parade. Also, students research and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
7th Grade World Religions Research Worksheet
A perfect resource to guide your young research analysts as they dive into a paper about any one of the major world religions. It includes very basic questions that pertain to the information necessary to compose a good expository paper...
7th Social Studies & History