Kwanzaa

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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 activities to both reinforce important skills and educate learners about Kwanzaa.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Split the packet into stations and have small groups work their way through them, guided by teachers and aides, culminating in the final writing assignment
Classroom Considerations

  • Although the lesson is written for English language learners, it is a good resource to incorporate into an upper elementary or middle school literacy class during the holiday season
  • Audio for script is not included; all exercises have to be read
Pros

  • Complete literacy assignment to use during the holiday season
  • Includes a variety of exercises and worksheets
Cons

  • Does not include an answer key