Lesson Plan

Christmas Around the World Part 1

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A creative instructional activity shines a spotlight on Christmas celebrations throughout six different countries. Scholars read an informative text and share their new-found knowledge with their peers. After hearing about each country, pupils choose one then draw a scene that depicts a traditional holiday celebration. A whole-class discussion on similarities and differences closes the learning experience. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Display finished products around the classroom for a festive touch before the holiday break 
  • Complete a Venn diagram during the discussion to visually organize participants' ideas
  • Borrow a collection of books from the school library about Christmas around the world, have them available for learners to browse during the month of December 
Classroom Considerations
  • Some prep work and gathering of materials is required 
  • The lesson plan is written clearly and in detail for easy implementation 
  • Ideas for modifications and adaptations are included 
  • None
Common Core