Invent a Holiday
Pupils are able to identify the elements that define a holiday. Compare their life experience with those of their classmates. Then they extend their learning to invent a personal holiday.
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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 Mardi Gras—Secondary
Add a little glitter to your Mardi Gras celebration with a packet that includes information about the history of Mardi Gras. It also provides information about how different communities celebrate the holiday, as well as templates for...
7th - 9th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Mini Page: Ben Franklin from A to Z
Get the skinny on Benjamin Franklin with a newspaper that offers interesting facts including his background, political contributions, inventions, as well as fellow inventors from his time. After reading, scholars take part in activities...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Design Your Own Festival
Festivals are a huge part of the human experience. Kids have the task of creating their own festival after analyzing the ornate Indian sculpture, Hunaman. They create a god or hero of their own, and then create a holiday to celebrate...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts