This unit includes several different activities centered around various family traditions. This unit is common core aligned and includes student non-fiction readers about different winter holidays, writing activities and worksheets. The writing activities include both family and holiday themes. Th
Welcome! Teach Tolerance! Celebrate Culture! Thank you for your interest in The Story of Me and My family and All About Me two levels cultural packet for grades Kindergarten, First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, ESL classes, and multicultural focus. Think about the richness of traditions, holidays,
This resource invites children to share their Christmas or winter holiday traditions with classmates to learn about family and heritage while also practicing important speaking skills. Here's How it Works!Each family creates an ornament to tell about their tradition. Children bring them to school f
If you're looking for something fun, educational, and personalized for the week of Thanksgiving, this virtual project is great for all grades 6-12! This 24-slide Google Slides (interactive) presentation will combine the historical component of Thanksgiving and students' personal traditions, as they
Shakin' Up Social Studies for K-1 was created to help bring social studies back into the primary classroom with consistency and ease... and of course a complete collection of resources to support your instruction.So often we lack the developmentally appropriate resources to support our social studie
Classrooms are filled with wonderful student diversity. Why not celebrate diverse backgrounds by learning more about how students celebrate with their families? This home family project will allow students to share a family photo or drawing of a family celebration and then write about it. Once compl
Family holiday traditions are celebrated differently from culture to culture. Having your students create this book is a great way to recognize and share different family holiday traditions! In this book, students can share what holiday(s) they celebrate, traditions they have, who they share it with
This is a take-home activity that I use to showcase my students holiday traditions. It's a great way to build community and teach students about making connections and celebrating differences. I hope your students and families enjoy it. Feel free to use the enclosed letter or create your own.Custome
The holidays, while lots of fun, can be difficult to celebrate in the classroom. Chances are, you and your students have taken a couple of “Holidays Around the World” tours and have the stamps in your “Holiday Passports” to prove it. So this year, why not celebrate the season by honoring the divers
As you read your favorite holiday books this Christmas, discuss holiday traditions. Instruct students to draw places where they have lights in their house or where they have seen Christmas lights around town. Once they have completed their drawings on the drawing sheet, students create cute little
This book comes in english and spanish, is great for keeping family traditions in your classroom, every student will share their own tradition to fill the book with fun and unique experiences. Just print it out and put together a fun "end of the year tradition" for your class!
This is the perfect activity pack when talking about family holiday traditions. Students can decorate a home to look like their current home or how they dream of their home to look at the holidays. Students will illustrate a family tradition, write about a holiday tradition, and illustrate and wri
Classrooms are filled with wonderful student diversity. Why not celebrate diverse backgrounds by learning more about how students celebrate with their families? This Google Slides project will allow students to share a family photo or drawing of a family celebration and then write about it. Once co
This product contains a feelings reindeer check-in, a read-aloud about traditions & favorite holidays, discussion of favorite holidays & traditions, a grow the grinch's heart activity, and a bonus holiday wheel of questions.Additionally, there is a 'find the gingerbread person' activity, whe
Each year, I have my students take this letter home to their parents in November with the sample picture attached. I give them 3-4 weeks to complete the poster. Then during the month of December, each child presenta their poster alone or with their family. It is a great way for other students to
Children love to share about their lives and things they do with their families. What better way to celebrate the holidays in your classroom, than having your students share their family holiday traditions. Students will discuss traditions with others, write about their own traditions, and illustrat
This file contains 8 pages of recipe templates. The first 4 pages are identical to the second 4 pages, except the second 4 pages have lighter lines for easier reading of printing! Also, I have included sheets that are designed for younger kids and older kids depending on who you are teaching!
I sent this form home with students to complete with their families. We used this to discuss all families are different and have different traditions. I had students share their traditions with the class. They were very excited to do so!
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For the month of December my class focuses on holiday traditions. Before we begin our Christmas Around the World unit I send home this note & Holiday Family Traditions page for each student to complete at home & bring back to class so they can share it.
This file includes a note for parents
Looking for a fun and meaningful holiday activity for your students to complete? I have the perfect, not denominational activity. Kids love the holidays, and we should celebrate the diverse beliefs and variety in the celebrations. This activity allows students to illustrate or write in the frames, t
Teach new vocabulary word "traditions"
Students reflect on favorite family traditions and compare/contrast with their classmates.
Students will see how many similarities there are among their families
Mount, laminate for a perfect gift to bring home for Holiday Dinners
Scaffold with drawing pictu
A Holiday Tradition Letter to send home to families to learn about the holidays and traditions they celebrate during the winter months. It is a great way to recognize and celebrate the diversity in your classroom. Another idea is to invite families to come in to share information about their holida