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159 resources with the keyterm Holidays

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Comparing Christmas Around the World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Christmas inspired lesson and project ideas that help students sharpen critical thinking skills.
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Calendar Dates

For Students 6th - 9th
Study this 2008 calendar for the month of September to get a better idea of days of the week and Spanish dates. The first set of questions asks scholars to reference the calendar to answer the questions, and the second set just requires...
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Read-Alouds for the Holidays and Winter

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
These five titles will inspire creativity, research, and reflection in your classroom.
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Kwanzaa Dancing With Elmo

For Students Pre-K - K
As an introduction to a discussion of Kwanzaa, this fun and colorful video of Elmo dancing to an African beat is the terrific tool!
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What Can I Be?

For Teachers Pre-K - K
It's that time of year again: Halloween! Does your class know how they're going to dress for this festive celebration? Watch this video with your class to help inspire them.
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You Gotta Just Believe

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Kevin James guest stars in this Sesame Street video clip. He is dressed in a Santa Claus costume and sings "You Gotta Just Believe." What a festive video to watch during the holidays!
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Elmo's Gift To Dorothy

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What do you give a fish for Social Studies ? Elmo draws his fish, Dorothy, a picture and she loves it. Have children draw pictures for their friends to give as gifts.
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Invent a Holiday

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Who wouldn't want to create their own holiday? Use the 12 elements of a holiday to have learners of all ages create their own holiday. These days, it seems like we make any excuse for a holiday! Consider having some fun with your kids...
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Chinese New Year

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners investigate the celebration of Chinese New Year. In this Chinese New Year lesson, students discuss their favorite holiday before listening to a read aloud about Chinese New Year. They make red envelopes that are filled with play...
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Holidays in Hispanic Countries

For Students 6th - 9th
When do Hispanic countries celebrate Flag Day and other prominent holidays? Using the chart provided, beginning Spanish speakers practice writing the dates of select holidays in Spanish. An interesting way to review Spanish dates. 
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El Día del Trabajo

For Students 7th - 9th
Celebrate el Dia de Trabajo on September 1st, and honor all those who work in the United States. This four-paragraph reading passage provides background information on the holiday, and there are three comprehension questions that follow....
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Wearing Green on St. Patrick's Day: A Social Story

For Students K - 6th
Intended for kids with autism, this set of slides shows different characters wearing different pieces of green clothing for St. Patrick's Day. As suggested, use this to reinforce clothing vocabulary. 
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It's Almost Christmas

For Students Pre-K - K
Sheryl Crow and Elmo sing about Christmas. It's a true celebration of the holiday. Show this film to get everyone in the spirit.
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International Folklore

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Folklore is composed of stories that convey cultural heritage and traditions. Many types of tales are listed as well as what they portray in various contexts and situations. Give your learners a brief description or definition of...
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A World of Special Celebrations

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
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...
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Independence Day: ESL Lesson

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Explore the history and traditions of the Fourth of July in this ESL presentation. It includes basic facts about the Revolutionary War and American Independence Day, as well as various ways to celebrate the holiday. A good way to...
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United States Quiz 3

For Students 7th - 12th
In this United States worksheet, students answer short answer questions about the geography and holidays of the United States. Students complete 10 short answer questions.
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Writing Bug - A New Holiday

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
What we need is another day off! Pupils use a one-page worksheet to present their ideas for a new holiday celebration. After choosing a name and date, they describe how the holiday would be observed and what people would do to celebrate...
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Holiday Greeting Cards: A Graphing Activity

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students examine statistics about the popular type of greeting cards and create pie or bar chart using an online tool. They illustrate the sales statistics for the greeting cards before making the charts.
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Chinese New Year: Year of the Pig

For Teachers K - 2nd
What happens during Chinese New Year? Use this presentation to provide a brief glimpse of the 15 day celebration. It covers basic traditions, but fails to provide deeper reasons why each tradition exists. However, it may be useful for...
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CELEBRATE!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Strengthen research skills by reviewing the months of the year and the holidays celebrated during those months. Learners draw and label a timeline for the months and label each holiday. They work in groups to research the holidays, and...
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Holiday Help for U.S. Sevicemen Overseas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research what is possible locally and online to provide support for U.S. troops overseas during the holidays. Students also discuss what they would need to do to collect money or other items or launch a writing project.
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Let's Celebrate Ramadan!

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the holiday of Ramadam. They listen to stories, create a class penny jar to collect pennies to give to a charity, and write a class letter to parents explaining about Ramadan and the penny jar.
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Multicultural Holidays Through Student Artwork

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
An ESL class writes a description of an aspect of a holiday from another country. They illustrate their description and present their finished work product to their classmates.