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Chinese New Year

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dancing dragons, fireworks, red envelopes, and loud music are the familiar images of Chinese New Year celebrations. The holiday, also know as Lunar New Year and/or the Spring festival is also a religious holiday that combines aspects of...
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Home Sweet Home: Challenge Activities (Theme 5)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Challenge scholars with a plethora of activities found in a unit themed, Home Sweet Home. Activities to expand learners' knowledge include: researching and creating fact file cards about animals' homes, designing the perfect home post...
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Hanukkah

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
How much do your students know about Hanukkah? Teach them about the sights, sounds, and traditions of the Jewish holiday with a language arts instructional activity about Hanukkah.
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El Dia de los Muertos

For Students 1st - 8th
Celebrate the traditional Mexican holiday El Dia de los Muertos! Explore the intricate history behind the traditions, compare other cultural rituals honoring the dead, and create sugar skulls. Learners read informational text on Aztec...
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Festivals: Learning for Life and Work

For Students K - 12th
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,...
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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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Today and Yesterday: Festivals through the Year

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this world cultures worksheet, students research information and answer questions about festivals around the world. This worksheet gives detailed information on how to do the Internet research. This worksheet was generated in the U.K.
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Greek Theatre

For Students 9th - 12th
For this literature worksheet, learners identify and locate vocabulary terms and names related to the Greek Theatre. There are 24 words/names located in the puzzle.
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Italy: Festa del Grillo

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine the traditions of the Festa del Grillo in Italy and its relationship to the culture of Italy. After being shown examples, they create their own cricket out of materials found in the classroom. Using 3D, they...
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Indian Festival of Diwali

For Students 5th - 6th
An interactive provides language learners with an opportunity to discover information about the Hindu festival of Diwali or Deepavali, the celebration of lights held and October and November. 
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Asian and Other Cultures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars view and discuss a video showing different festivals celebrated in Asian cultures. They participate in a class survey of the different festivals celebrated in their own families and brainstorm the purposes for festivals. ...
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Festive Season

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research various cultural and religious festivals celebrated and observed by Australians, describing common elements and identifying adaptations that have been made for life in Australia.
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Food, Families, and Festivals

For Students 5th - 6th
In this festivals worksheet, students work as a group and sort pictures of food into 2 groups: party foods and everyday foods. Students then discuss their favorite foods, celebrations with foods, quantities of food, and foods for a...
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Festivals Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this festivals word search worksheet, students use their problem solving skills to unscramble 15 words and then locate and identify them in the word puzzle
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Name That Event

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students in German class are introduced to the various holidays and festivals celebrated in the country. In pairs, they use new vocabulary for each event and describe them. To end the lesson, they complete a worksheet and review the...
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Piedmont Festivals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research some of the diverse festivals that are held in the Piedmont region of North Carolina. They publish their research by creating a "Festival Cube." They share their research with other students as they rotate...
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Studying Community Festivals

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners examine culture through observations at a festival. They gather observations during their field study using tools including a notebook, tape recorder, and camera.
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Festivals

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate Festivals and invent a new one, and write a short review of it.
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Celebrations

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this celebration worksheet, students complete the graphic organizer for a celebration they've participated in. Students write about the guests, food/drink, games, special clothing, music and other features.
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Japanese Festivals and Celebrations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the importnce of celebrations anf festivals in Japanese culture and then create a story based upon an image from the lesson. Resource links are provided for images of events.
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Hold a Poetry Festival

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine how poetry festivals showcase many different kinds of poetry and can bring a school together. They notice that festival is a series of related performances and that there are many other types of festivals. They present...