Second graders view a video of the Nutcracker ballet and then compare and contrast holiday celebrations in Germany and the United States. They use the computer to write a paragraph exploring their observations.
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New Review Festivals: Learning for Life and Work
How do different communities celebrate special occasions? After researching celebrations in their countries, class members investigate other festivals like those associated with Ramadan, Diwali, Chinese New Year, Halloween, Easter,...
K - 12th Social Studies & History
A Teacher's Guide to The Polar Express
Put on your hats and mittens, button your coat and lace your boots, its time for a trip on The Polar Express. Designed with both primary and upper-grade learners in mind, this resource provides lessons and activities that use this...
K - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Let's Celebrate Christmas!
Students explore the celebration of Christmas as part of an investigation into the multicultural experiences of celebrating holidays. The story written by Richard Paul Evans, "The Light of Christmas" provides the basis for the exploration.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
Eight Tips for Eight Nights: Fun Activities For Teaching Hanukkah
Eight Hanukkah themed activities make up a resource designed to bring holiday cheer to everyone far and near. Festive activities include reading stories, singing songs, eating latkes, and more!
1st - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable