Holidays Around the World

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Let's focus on a holiday from around the world! Young researchers choose a holiday from somewhere around the world, and conduct research to answer questions about the holiday. It can be used anytime during the year!

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use during the winter to focus on winter holidays around the world
  • Have learners choose a world holiday out of a hat to complete more research
  • Practice organizing the research to compose a writing summary of the information they gathered
Classroom Considerations

  • Reserve the computer lab for learners to do research
  • Acquire books from the library for learners to do research
  • Can be done collaboratively or independently
Pros

  • The 12-page packet comes with several types of graphic organizers for organizing research
  • Great for a winter study of holidays
  • Reinforces research skills for beginners
Cons

  • None
Common Core