Traditions and Celebrations for Heritage and Identity Changing Family Traditions

Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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33 pages
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This resource includes a traditions and celebrations research booklet. This booklet is a series of graphic organizers for students to research aspects of multiple different celebrations. You will need to find books and/or internet sources for them to conduct their research.

It includes suggestions for how students can further present their information.

There is also a blank graphic organizer included so students can make up their own celebration.

Also included in this pack, a homework activity for interviewing a parent, grandparent or other relative about their special celebration.

There is also a Venn Diagram activity for students to record information about how their celebration is the same and different than a friend.

Celebrations Included:







Chinese New Year

4th of July

Canada Day


St. Patrick's Day

Valentine's Day


Earth Day

Groundhog Day

April Fool's Day

New Year's Eve

New Year's Day



Yom Kippur


Remembrance Day (Canada)

Mother's Day

Father's Day

This social studies resource works well for the Heritage and Identity Strand in the Ontario Social Studies curriculum for Changing Family Traditions. It is great for any social studies curriculum that focuses on traditions and celebrations.

***If you would like a celebration added please leave me a comment in my Q&A section and I would be happy to add in a celebration. ***

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