In this Holidays Around the World unit and Digital Unit, you will find different activities to teach diversity with Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Diwali. It covers 10 different countries in this pack (America, Australia, Brazil, England, France, Germany, Mexico, the Netherlands, the Philippines, and Sweden) and three non-Christmas holidays (Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Diwali). You will find passports, mini books, research pages, and more!
Additionally, there is now a digital component included in this resource.
ALL materials have been digitally reformatted and then converted, and they are now available in Google Slides. Instructions and links to all of the Google Slides conversions are on pages 4 and 5 of the PDF.
Kick-off your lesson with…
- KWL and prior knowledge sheets
Each country or holiday has…
- 4 page mini book
- Teacher Fact Sheet
- Information Picture Map (for teachers to show while reading facts)
- Fill-in-the-blank Sheets
- Blank Fact Sheets
At the end, there is a Christmas Around the World culminating writing activity.
- There are 3 foldable books to create. The books cover:
- 1 book covers 3 countries and 2 holidays to write about
- 1 book covers 4 other countries and another holiday
- the final book compares countries and holidays on each page
This unit is for students from first grade through third grade. If you do this pack with first grade, then a lot of the work should be guided and teacher-led. However, second and third graders should be able to read and work through the activities with groups, partners, or individually.
This product has a freebie sample for American Christmas here. Click here for the freebie sample
This Holidays Around the World purchase is for one single classroom only.
If you’re interested in sharing with other classrooms, then make sure to buy the extra licenses for a discount through the TeachersPayTeachers tool. However, if you are interested in a site license, please contact me for a quote at jessica.L.firstname.lastname@example.org.