Students complete a survey that asks them to consider holidays that are unique to their cultural heritage. They share the surveys, research the holidays and celebrations that were mentioned and create a cultural classroom calendar.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
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
New Review Learning About Lunar New Year
Rich in images and information, a teacher's guide to the traditions of Lunar New Year's celebrations in various cultures addresses celebrations of Buddhism and Daoism. It includes background information about the origins of the...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Kwanzaa
Teach English language learners about the week-long holiday of Kwanzaa that is celebrated around the world during December. It includes holiday-themed reading comprehension passages, phrase matching, fill-in-the-blanks, and journaling...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Chinese New Year Celebrations
Gong He Xin Xi! Happy New Year! Planning a Lunar New Year/Spring Festival Celebration? Check out the activities and resources in a packet that encourages pupils to research the cultural values and traditional practices associated with...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
"Wedding Celebrations Around The World"
Ninth graders research the cultural implications of wedding celebrations around the world. They study wedding celebrations before creating world map on which they place an appropriately attired wedding couple on the country they studied....
9th Social Studies & History
A World of Special Celebrations
Brainstorm lists of celebrations with which your class are familiar. This lesson can be adapted to many different grade levels as they research ethnic and religious occasions/events celebrated by people around the world, and present...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History