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Looking for Luna New Year activities? This printable AND digital bundle has a Chinese New Year 2021 craft, reading passage, thematic paper, passport, scrapbook and more! In fact you will get access to ALL of our Holidays around Units (including a few more we are adding this year (St. Patrick's Day, Holi, Cinco De Mayo and Dia ).
We are excited to share that this Holidays Around the World bundle just received a free update and now has printable and digital Google Classroom™ slides. If you are looking for winter activities that include culture, diversity, traditions or custom you'll love all that is included. It is perfect for December, but this Holidays Around the World Bundle includes countries and celebrations you can use at other times of the year as well.
Start with the suitcase template and boarding pass along with the passport and passport stamps. Use the printable maps to introduce the countries and the reading passages (included as booklets and projectable ebooks), book list and videos to share not only Christmas, but many other Holidays Around the World.
Pick and choose between postcards, travel journals, and scrapbooks as ways for students to demonstrate their learning. There are also flags, coloring pages, recipes, and more included. Some teachers even use the different resources to create lapbooks or interactive notebooks as well as for independent research for project based learning.
This Holidays Around the World Unit will make your job not only easier, but also more enjoyable. If you are searching for quality December activities that require little to no prep and are engaging, fun and educational then you'll want to download this unit now. Quick note on the free digital resources...they are included as Google Slides but you can export them as a Powerpoint or images to use with Seesaw or other online platforms.
This resource is great for
◼️ social studies lessons
◼️ whole group lessons
◼️ learning centers
◼️ sub plans
◼️ morning work
◼️ a social studies project
◼️ a bulletin board display
◼️ holiday activities
◼️ remote learning tasks
✔ resource overview that identifies all of the printables included in the product
✔ teaching ideas that offer suggestions for how to implement the resources in your classroom
✔ organizational tools to help you keep track of the resources you add to this thematic unit
✔ book suggestions to help you find relevant read alouds you might like to use as part of your unit
✔ close reading passage for both teachers and students to learn more about the holiday
✔ printable book for students to use to learn about the holiday
✔ two-column notes graphic organizer so your students can organize their ideas and the research they collect
✔ top-down web graphic organizer so your students can take the information they collected and transfer it into a paragraph framework
✔ cover pages that students can color in or design their own illustration
✔ geography map to help students make sense of where the country is in relation to themselves
✔ flag bunting that looks great displayed on a bulletin board
✔ flag coloring page that pairs well with the writing project and makes a great bulletin board
✔ postcards so students can show what they learned in a fun and creative way
✔ travel scrapbook so students can show what they learned in a fun and creative way
✔ travel journal so students can show what they learned in a fun and creative way
✔ art project to engage your students in a fun learning experience based on an academic topic
✔ recipe for students to bring home, share with their families, and enjoy a hands-on learning extension
✔ digital version of the product so students can access the materials in school and at home
ADDITIONAL BONUS MATERIALS
- Access to a Digital Portal for Easy Planning
- Passports and Country Stamps
- Luggage Craft Activity
- Boarding Passes
- Travel Map
- Compare and Contrast Countries with Venn Diagrams
- Craft Ideas
- Scrapbook Cover
COUNTRIES / HOLIDAYS INCLUDED:
- Holland / The Netherlands
- The United States
- Chinese New Year
- Boxing Day
- St. Lucia's Day
- Las Posadas
► This resource includes a bunch of activities, so it’s a great value!
► Many of the resources are completely print and go, which saves you lots of prep time.
► You can customize it to fit your needs by selecting which included activities you implement.
► The activities are open-ended making it easier to differentiate and make modifications and enabling you to use this in multiple grade levels.
► It’s a great way to keep students engaged during a month where that can feel extra challenging!
TOP 3 REASONS YOU NEED THIS:
❶ It doesn't focus on a specific holiday or religion so it's perfect for a public school setting.
❷ It's jam packed with different activities to pick from so it's a great value. You can use one activity alone or use several to last you until winter break.
❸ The activities are open-ended making it easier to differentiate and make modifications and enabling you to use this in multiple grade levels.
TEACHERS HAVE SAID THEY LOVE THIS RESOURCE BECAUSE:
❤ "This was fantastic for the week before winter break. My third graders were fully engaged in these lessons, and I felt like I was doing meaningful teaching during a crazy week. Thank you for this!!!" (Kristen, 3rd Grade)
❤ "This was a perfect unit for Language Arts in December! My students loved learning about holiday traditions in other countries. Thank you for including book ideas to use with each country." (Kimberly, 4th Grade)
❤ "While every other teacher in my school was complaining about their class being out of control I took great pride in the fact that my kids were enjoying learning about other cultures. My class was seriously focused and on task right up to the vacation because of your amazing unit. Best of all they were excited to learn and felt like they were doing 'fun holiday projects." (Jessica, 2nd grade)
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