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156 reviewed resources for Public Holidays

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"Whispering Wires": Public Law vs. Individual Civil Liberties

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High school student love discussing controversial issues like those brought up in this fourth amendment case study. They examine the 1928 Olmstead vs. U.S. prohibition court case, applying the fourth amendment to determine whether or not...
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab: December Holidays

For Students 9th - 10th
Find a celebration of winter holidays in a versatile and straightforward worksheet. Learners read a bank of holiday-themed words, including asceticism, solstice, and myrrh, and use context clues to place them in the correct sentences.
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Holidays and Observances: Looking at Diversity and Culture

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students share their own knowledge and experiences of holidays they observe. They research a holiday of their choice and write a report. They also create art of their holiday to complete as a pre-writing activity.
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Homeschooling through the Holidays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Use your unique flexibility to help your family explore the holiday traditions of various cultures.
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Federal Holidays

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders complete various activities pertaining to Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents' Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, and Veteran's Day. They conduct research and complete writing and art activities on the...
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Los Días Festivos y las Celebraciones de España y América Latina

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What do your language learners know about Spanish and Latin American holidays? Expand their knowledge with a group project that involves a written report and a presentation. The assignment sheet lists all of the specific details about...
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Holidays: St. Patrick's Day

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this foreign language worksheet, students complete ten sentences by selecting the best of two choices to complete the sentences. Sentences are all about St. Patrick's Day traditions.
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What Sharing Really Means

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read the story "Sharing in Africa". As a class, they brainstorm a list of holidays and celebrations in various cultures and identify the Congo on a world map. To end the lesson, they focus on one paragraph of the story,...
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Inti Raymi: Festival of the Sun

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students investigate the native Peruvian celebration of Inti Raymi (Festival of The Sun). The lesson provides sufficient background information about the holiday. Students compare the holiday to traditional American holidays.
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Search And Seizure In Washington

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify legal requirements of searches conducted with and without a warrant, and identify the legal standard for conducting searches in public schools.
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Here's My Family

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Family traditions help to instill personal values, social norms, and the warmest of childhood memories. Elementary and secondary learners share their favorite family traditions with a fun diorama project. Using modeling clay, they create...
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Abraham Lincoln Reading Comprehension—The Middle Years (Part 3)

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How did Abraham Lincoln begin to change the minds of American citizens? Join him in his quest with a reading passage about Lincoln's experiences as a congressman and public denouncement of slavery. The resource contains reading...
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"Jazz is About Freedom": Billie Holiday's Anti-lynching Song Strange Fruit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Working in small teams, learners analyze a variety of primary source materials related to lynching (news articles, letters written to or written by prominent Americans, pamphlets, broadsides, etc.) in order to assess the effectiveness of...
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Holidays: Thanksgiving (Part 1)

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this grammar worksheet, students read sentences about Thanksgiving and choose the best word to fill in the 11 blanks. Students are given two choices.
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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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USA Celebrations and Holidays

For Students 5th
In this USA holiday and celebrations activity, 5th graders complete a set of 17 questions about holidays and celebrations. Students may click on an answer button beneath each sentence to check their work.
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Mother's Day Trip

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Help your class develop their public speaking skills. They write original scripts for informative infomercials, plays, or poetry. They work to present their information with purpose.
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Celebrating Labor Day

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the significance of Labor Day. In this Labor Day lesson, students research Internet sources to study the history behind the holiday. Students discuss labor union history and simulate a public hearing regarding the...
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Memorial Day Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
From where did Memorial Day originate, and how does it differ from Veterans Day? Offer pupils a great lesson on the history of this important national holiday in the United States, utilizing best teaching practices throughout, such as...
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Living the Dream: 100 Acts of Kindness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Inspire kindness in and out of school with a lesson that challenges scholars to perform 100 acts of kindness during the time between Martin Luther King Jr. Day to Valentine's day. Leading up to a celebration of friendship, learners...
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Labor Day

For Students 3rd - 4th
Everyone looks forward to Labor Day, but not everyone knows how it started. Learn about the origins of Labor Day and how we celebrate it in the United States today with a booklet about the holiday. Kids assess their understanding at the...
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Mardi-Gras Mask

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Celebrate Mardi Gras in style with beautiful sparkling masks! Class members use provided materials to create their own Mardi Gras masks and then don their costumes for a fun masquerade.
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Foreign Language: Travel Brochure

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners research either French or Spanish speaking countries. After compiling information covering the geography, people,government, economy, and culture, they produce travel brochures on their respective countries.
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Traditions

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research traditions. In this traditions lesson, 5th graders discuss the importance of traditions and celebrations in our lives. Students select a topic and begin initial research using a graphic organizer to assist.