Christmas and Holidays Around the World
This unit provides interactive activities to study world holidays on a trip around the world. Students will see what other countries do to celebrate.
Fill your own social studies journal or create the keepsake suitcase.
***The Holidays Around the World unit has been updated
in Nov. 2017! The unit now includes a detailed paragraph of each holiday customs with highlighted vocabulary
. These vocabulary words match directly with the flip-flap pictures for students to write about the concept under each flap. Also included is a book list of resources to accompany your Holidays Around the World Social Studies lessons and gives several book suggestions for each country/holiday. Likewise, the fonts and graphics were updated.***
NOW included is an EDITABLE template of the passport page and the information page for you to customize. You can enter information for ANY country!
Passport info sheet (place for picture and info)
17 country stamps
17 different brochures to create
Book list for resources to accompany each lesson
Editable passport page and information page
Each brochure contains:
The name and flag
4 pictures of customs or traditions or concepts that relate to that country (vocabulary words)
Notes about the holiday with vocabulary highlighted that match the pictures
Flaps for writing about what students have learned
United States Christmas and Kwanzaa
any country with editable page
Be sure to check out the preview to see what it looks like!
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