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
Culture and Food and Ritual, Oh My!
Here is a fantastic lesson 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, then they analyze...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
New Review El Dia de los Muertos
Celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday El Dia de los Muertos! Explore the intricate history behind the traditions, compare other cultural rituals honoring the dead, and create sugar skulls. Learners create a guide to their own family...
1st - 8th Social Studies & History
Culture Goggles: Same Holy Land, Different Holidays
Students visit the Culture Goggles exhibit in Xpedition Hall and select a religion. They explore how a Christian, a Jew, or a Muslim might view the Old city of Jerusalem. Students explore the different ways various beliefs celebrate...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
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 is the construction of a float for a St. Patrick's Day parade. Also, students research and answer...
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
The Diversity of Filipinos in the United States
ELLs are introduced to the experiences of Filipino immigrants to the United States. As a class, they discuss the various waves of immigration to the United States and state the reasons why they would leave the Philippines. They compare...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
New Review The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Ring in the holiday season with The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson. A teacher's guide to each chapter, crossword puzzles, quote matching, and creative writing prompts are just a few of the language arts activities...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts