Ceremony and Tradition; Christmas; Hanukkah; Kwanzaa; Teaching with Technology
These lessons will help your students learn about Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and other holidays around the world through the...
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Students read and discuss Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa customs, then use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast them.
These classroom activities will help familiarize students with the Mexican holiday Las Posadas.
Connect world geography with celebrations by exposing your students to the seven principals of Kwanzaa and Las Posadas as it's celebrated in Mexico and Central America.
Students interview relatives about their heritage, make a family tree, and map their ancestors' migration in this lesson unit on America's cultural diversity.
Students observe weather, build an operational weather station, collect and compare data, create an "extreme" weather forecast and write first-person accounts of a storm. Older students write reports.
Students identify and practice writing in different genres as they compare traditional fairy tales and fractured fairy tales.
These teaching tips and resources focus on the topic of multiculturalism and diversity. Find helpful articles, rich lesson plans, and a variety of books to promote cultural sensitivity and introduce students to cultures other than their own.
Guide students through a discussion about the first installment of The Chronicles of Narnia featuring four siblings who must overcome their own failings to become heroes of a better world.
These vocabulary activities help students to learn definitions and also to use and apply the vocabulary words in various contexts.