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101 resources with the concept united states holidays

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Part One: A Sweet Smell of Roses

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A lesson begins with a read-aloud of the story, A Sweet Smell of Roses by Angela Johnson. Scholars then take part in a discussion about the nonviolent methods featured in primary and secondary sources. 
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Ruby Bridges

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A two-part lesson features Civil Rights hero, Ruby Bridges. Part one focuses on the heroic actions of Ruby Bridges then challenges scholars to complete a Venn diagram in order to compare themselves to her. Part two begins with a...
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Rosa Parks: Civil Rights Activist

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Scholars examine the courageous efforts made by civil rights activist, Rosa Parks. Discussion questions and a brief writing assignment follows a short film. A photograph and a silent film delve deeper into Park's history and three...
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The Man Who Changed America

For Students 3rd - 5th
An informative video shares a quick history of Martin Luther King, Jr. The engaging narrator covers topics such as where and when MLK Jr. was born, what charged his passion, and good deeds he performed. 
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Groundhog Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Discover the history of Groundhog Day with a captivating video that details how the holiday came to be and spotlights the key role Punxsutawney Phil plays in the celebration. 
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"I Have a Dream" Mobile

For Students Pre-K - 8th
After learning about Martin Luther King Jr. and his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, scholars create a mobile that showcases their dreams. Using a template, learners fill in prompts describing aspirations for themselves and their...
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Martin Luther King Day | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
Martin Luther King Day, a national holiday celebrated on the third Monday in January, is the focus of a short video that introduces young learners to the civil rights leader. The video provides a brief review of King's work and...
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The 100th Day of School | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
You've heard of Christmas, and New Years, and Kwanzaa, and Thanksgiving. Hanukkah, Mardis Gras, Valentine's Day, Halloween. But do you recall the most famous holiday of all? It's the 100th day of school, of course. Celebrate the number...
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Happy Valentine's Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Shelves filled with heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Bouquets of red roses. Racks of romantic cards. Stores are preparing for Valentine's Day. Has the holiday become too commercialized? That is the question asked by a instructional...
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Abraham Lincoln's Crossroads

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
History enthusiasts participate in an interactive website that brings Abraham Lincoln to life as he shares his personal experiences between 1854-1864. Scholars listen and read carefully to form their own opinions and discover if they...
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Love is...

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
What is love? After watching a video of children responding to this question and another video of a street challenge that addresses the same question, language learners create their own street challenge on the topic and present it to the...
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Christmas | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th Standards
A video discusses the American traditions associated with Christmas including gift-giving, decorating, going to church, and spending time with loved ones.
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Thanksgiving | All About the Holidays

For Students 2nd - 6th
What happens on the fourth Thursday in November? Thanksgiving! Watch a video that introduces young viewers to this American holiday.
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Thanksgiving Turkey—Holiday Subtraction

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
It's time to practice 2-digit subtraction up to 20 the fun way. Learners solve a grid full of subtraction problems and then color each square the appropriate color according to the key. The final picture: a turkey!
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Father's Day

For Students 1st - 3rd
Celebrate all things dad with a cute Father's Day printable. Kids write their dad's name, their dad's favorite book, dad's job, and more.
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Presidents' Day

For Students K Standards
Originally, Presidents' Day was a day to honor George Washington's birthday. Over time, it was changed to honor all US Presidents. Kindergarteners read a brief history of how the day came to be and then respond to six questions that...
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Groundhog Day Explained

For Students 6th - 12th
What's the difference between Groundhog Gus and Punxsutawney Phil? A lot, if you live in Georgia or Pennsylvania! Learn about the ways different North American regions celebrate Groundhog Day with a fun video.
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'Tis the Season

For Students 3rd Standards
How much do you know about Kwanzaa, Christmas, or Hanukkah? After reading a short passage on the three most celebrated holidays in winter, learners respond to five reading comprehension questions.
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2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

For Students 2nd - 5th
Take a seat on the parade route with a holiday-themed set of word problems. Young mathematicians answer questions based on the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Parade in New York City, including finding the average number of members in a...
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Thanksgiving Writing Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Gobble up good writing with a Thanksgiving language arts packet! Young scholars work on informative, persuasive, and descriptive writing prompts about turkeys and holiday traditions.
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Thanksgiving: Fact or Opinion

For Students 8th Standards
Thankgiving is the greatest American holiday: fact or opinion? Use a reading passage that lists myths about Thanksgiving traditions, including its occurrence on the fourth Thursday of November, some turkeys' inability to fly, and...
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For Teachers 3rd - 8th
A collection of Thanksgiving-themed vocabulary worksheets are sure to instill a sense of season gratitude. Featuring a set of nouns, verbs, and adjectives based on the holiday, the packet invites class members to fill in the blanks,...
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Thanksgiving 3—Traditions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Thanksgiving is a treasured national holiday, but it can look different from table to table. Through a reading passage, real-world images, and class discussion, scholars take a look into Thanksgiving's importance to the United States of...
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Thanksgiving MathDoku

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Add a festive flare to a game of algebra Sudoku with a Thanksgiving themed math learning exercise.