Little Thinkers Unit 3: Holidays Around the World

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It's time for Holidays Around the World!

Little Thinkers is a complete Social Studies curriculum specifically for Kindergarten.  It's everything you need to introduce, teach, practice, and assess your kinder friends.  It is cross-referenced and aligned to the main topics of Kindergarten Social Studies Standards. 

UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World teaches students about traditions and customs. It takes children on a tour all around the world to learn about holidays, celebrations, and traditions in different countries. This unit explicitly teaches these holidays:

Mexico: Las Posadas
Germany: Christmas
Italy: Christmas
Sweden: Saint Lucia Day and Christmas
India: Diwali
Israel: Hanukkah
Australia: Christmas
United States: Kwanzaa
Canada/U.S.: Christmas

Here are the components of the Unit:
-A complete Teacher Guide
-10 printable/projectable Books for Read-Alouds
-Step-by-step Lesson Plans (Twelve, 35-minute lesson plans in all)
-Essential Question and Learning Target posters
-Anchor Charts
-Whole group Games and Activities
-Craftivity and Culminating Unit Activity
-Student Workbook that follows each lesson
-Quick Check for every lesson
-Kinder-appropriate Assessment and Rubric for scoring
-Parent Letter
-A COMPLETE unit PowerPoint to guide your teaching during each and every lesson (all visuals, activities and workbook pages are included in the powerpoint to help you save paper)

Here is an outline of the lessons for UNIT 3:
Lesson 1: CUSTOMS AND TRADITIONS
Lesson 2: MEXICO- LAS POSADAS
Lesson 3: GERMANY- CHRISTMAS
Lesson 4: ITALY- CHRISTMAS
Lesson 5: SWEDEN- SAINT LUCIA DAY AND CHRISTMAS
Lesson 6: INDIA- DIWALI
Lesson 7: ISRAEL- HANUKKAH
Lesson 8: AUSTRALIA- CHRISTMAS
Lesson 9: UNITED STATES- KWANZAA
Lesson 10: CANADA/U.S.- CHRISTMAS
Lesson 11: UNIT REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT
Lesson 12: CULMINATING CRAFTIVITY

*Please download the preview to see all that is included, including samples of everything!*

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Here is a list of the remaining units and approximate dates for completion:

UNIT 1: Citizenship
UNIT 2: Then and Now
UNIT 3: Holidays Around the World
UNIT 4: My Community

UNIT 5: Our World (coming February 2016)

ALSO STAY TUNED FOR THESE K-1 MINI-UNITS!
MINI UNIT A: Pilgrims and Native Americans
MINI UNIT B: America *COMPLETE*


*The full curriculum will not be sold in a pre-order bundle. Each unit will be listed on sale for 48 hours after posting. Follow me on TPT so that you can get the bundle price as they are released and not have to wait!*
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Teaching Duration
1 Month

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