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2,471 resources with the concept Holidays

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Read-Alouds for the Holidays and Winter

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
These five titles will inspire creativity, research, and reflection in your classroom.
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Thanksgiving in America

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
A rhetorical look at Thanksgiving celebrations from all sides of the American dinner table.
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American Veterans: Past and Present

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Research groups present an audio report on modern veteran issues in a radio show format.
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Color the Turkey!

For Students 2nd - 4th
Celebrate the season! Your elementary Spanish learners will love coloring in this turkey prior to Thanksgiving Day. Each part of the turkey has a designated color, but learners must match up the number associated with each part with its...
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Pumpkin Patch

For Teachers K - 2nd
An excellent lesson plan about pumpkins is designed for young learners! This thorough plan has terrific suggestions for activities to do using pumpkins, ideas for art projects, books to read, some nice coloring sheets, and a page of...
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¡Me Encanta el 4 de Julio!

For Students 6th - 8th
Let's celebrate! Have your beginning Spanish learners read the short paragraph about a boy and his family's Fourth of July tradition. There are five reading comprehension questions that follow, and a vocabulary matching activity. A great...
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French Halloween Flashcard Game

For Students 7th - 9th
Avez-vous une sorci dans la cuisine? Cut out these cards and play go-fish with your French learners! Practice adjectives, prepositions, and Halloween vocabulary. So fun! 
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Kwanzaa Dancing With Elmo

For Students Pre-K - K
As an introduction to a discussion of Kwanzaa, this fun and colorful video of Elmo dancing to an African beat is the terrific tool!
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What Can I Be?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
It's that time of year again: Halloween! Does your class know how they're going to dress for this festive celebration? Watch this video with your class to help inspire them.
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Pumpkins On Halloween

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Carving a pumpkin is discussed in this video. A family shows how to use markers and a knife to create a Jack-o-Lantern. This video also shows some creative ways to decorate pumpkins including painting on faces and using the seeds as...
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Oh, Say, Can You See What the Star-Spangled Banner Means?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the historical inspiration for the lyrics of the "The Star Spangled Banner". They explore websites, read articles and analyze poetry in an examination of America's patriotic symbols and history.
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Stars and Stripes Forever: Flag Facts for Flag Day

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars are introduced to the symbolism of the flag of the United States of American. They identify flag components, history, etiquette and lore. They also use constrution paper to make a flag and discuss the Pledge of Allegiance.
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Halloween Math Maze: Worksheet 1

For Students 2nd - 4th
After solving the twenty-six addition problems on this ghostly instructional activity, your class must find the path to the haunted house. By following the even-numbered sums, they will find the way! Answers are provided.
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History In A New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
Sixty-seven pages take scholars on a digital tour through the exhibit, History in a New Light: Illuminating the Archaeology of Historic Patuxet and Plymouth. Crystal clear pictures accompanied by text offer a deep understanding of the...
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Narrating a Family Tradition

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
After examining a piece of art, scholars discuss what they see, paying close attention to details and space. A read-aloud introduces the topic of family traditions. Pupils interview their family members about a tradition in preparation...
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The History of Thanksgiving

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
The first Thanksgiving is the focus of a lesson that boosts reading comprehension and interview skills. Half the class reads about Pilgrims while the other half reads about the Native American, Squanto. After answering questions, pupils...
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Voyage on the Mayflower

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
After completing an online activity about the Mayflower, scholars draw a picture about what they know of the Thanksgiving holiday, including a one-sentence summary. A reading of If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma is the...
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The First Thanksgiving Feast

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Following an online activity, scholars listen to a read-aloud of If You Were at the First Thanksgiving by Anne Kamma. Pupils discuss their family traditions and complete a T-chart comparing the holiday then and now. Collages are made to...
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Halloween Worksheet: Monster Feelings

For Teachers K - 5th
Monsters have feelings, too! Scholars explore a variety of emotions with a festive, Halloween flair with two dice-rolling activities. The first activity prompts learners to draw and write about a monster feeling a specific emotion. The...
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Halloween Worksheets: Emotions Jack-O-Lanterns

For Students K - 5th
Scholars give life to a pumpkin as they design a Jack O'Lantern that exudes a certain emotion. Participants choose one of nine feeling words, or add up to three that aren't listed, locate and cut out face pieces, then glue them to the...
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Halloween Worksheets: Emotional Monsters

For Students K - 5th
Eight blank monster faces make up an activity that tasks scholars with drawing a face that corresponds to a specific emotion. Feelings include happiness, confusion, silliness, and more. 
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Family Traditions

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Honor family traditions with a lesson that examines the variety of winter celebrations. Class members discuss their family's traditions then complete a cut-and-paste practice page in which they match a picture to the name of a holiday....
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Digging into Halloween

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Halloween is the topic of a writing activity that challenges scholars to research the holiday and create an information product such as a brochure or oral report. A presentation activates prior knowledge in preparation for a small group...
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The Ultimate Holiday Activity Guide

For Teachers K - 12th
A 64-page packet, a day-to-day guide organized by months, contains information and activities that reinforce basic skills while celebrating aspects of everyday life.