Engaging students around the Christmas season can be difficult but this Christmas Around the World Literacy Unit will keep your students engaged and help them learn about the different holidays around the world during the Christmas season!
We know not everyone celebrates Christmas, so this unit is perfect around this time of year because it focuses on many different holidays around the world that take place between December and January.
Australian Christmas (Australia)
St. Lucy's Day (Sweden)
St. Nicolas Day (Germany)
Kwanzaa (African-American Culture)
Hanukkah (Jewish Culture)
Each Holiday/Country/Culture Includes:
-Reading Passage with Questions
-Student Book Pages for that Holiday/Country/Culture
-Compare and Contrast Writing Activity (Compare and Contrast a Country to the American Christmas Traditions
-Character from that Country and Flag that students can color to glue on the Compare and Contrast Activity
Entire Product Also Includes:
-A Kwanzaa Craft
-A Mexico Craft
-A flag teacher guide so the teacher can place the flags on the projector and students can color the flags the appropriate colors on their paper. :)
-Picture examples of the Compare and Contrast Writing Activity and the Student Book.
As a teacher, you could do a few of these a week, for each week you are in school during the month of December! The students will have fun, and enjoy going home and telling their parents about the different holidays and ways different cultures celebrate around the world!
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