Lessons for Celebrations and Festivals

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  • 1.1 The Mexican Day of the Dead - … an ancient pre-Christian Celtic festival of fire, known as Samhain. This popular celebration originated in England, Scotland and Wales. October 31st was … altars. Black, brown and red mole, along with other special and favorite foods are cooked in preparation for the celebration and the altar becomes … November the festivities and artisanal work attracts more tourists to Mexico and with each year it is becoming more commercialized. Celebrations in general are …
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  • May Day | All About the Holidays - … you like to celebrate the arrival of spring? May Day is a celebration of the new season, honored with festivals, food, and dancing around the maypole. For lesson plans, additional resources, and more teacher … May Day Holi | All About the Holidays Dragon Lantern for celebrating Spring Festival | World Religions: Taoism
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  • Agriculture is a Cycle - … seasons with festivals associated with agriculture. in spring we celebrate new life. on the farm the fields start to turn green, and there … and protected from insects and other pests. mid-summer celebrations provided rest from summer chores and relief from the heat. Fall celebrations began as harvest festivals … many festivals in the summer to celebrate and promote the crops that grow well in a particular area. -Have students research ag-related festivals
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  • 3.1 The Quinceanera Celebration - … of marriageable age and status. Today, the tradition has taken on other meanings, but remains a celebration of womanhood, family and community. The … brindis or toast, in which people remark on the celebrant with pride and fond memories of her youth. This is also the … , are mindful of their rich inheritance. Traditions and festivals are an important observance for families and the entire community. The quinceanera for a …
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  • The Year of the Rabbit - … is your Chinese zodiac sign? WHAT do people eat to celebrate, and WHAT Chinese dining etiquette tips do you follow? WHAT did … Chinese New Year celebrations first begin? WHEN is the Lantern Festival, the traditional end of the Chinese New Year festivities? WHERE does "one of the most elaborate celebrations in the …
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  • Ringing In the Year of the Dragon - … is your Chinese zodiac sign? WHAT do people eat to celebrate, and WHAT Chinese dining etiquette tips do you follow? WHAT did … Chinese New Year celebrations first begin? WHEN is the Lantern Festival, the traditional end of the Chinese New Year festivities? WHERE does "one of the most elaborate celebrations in the …
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  • Teaching about Thanksgiving - … last Thursday of November, following Lincoln's tradition and urging American families and communities to celebrate together. In 1939, Franklin Roosevelt fixed the … been thankful for, and what they might have wished for in the coming year. Thanksgiving is a fun and festive holiday that presents a great opportunity to delve deeply into American history, Native American culture, foodways, primary sources, and more …
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  • Celebrations Summative Project - Kindergarten - … the central idea and the transdisciplinary theme? Students participated in * Lantern festival (song, parade, lantern) * Day of the Dead celebration (food, sugar skulls … the learner profile and/or attitudes? All of the exposure to new celebrations and traditions helped the students build empathy respect, and tolerance * International … and address the driving questions? * Classroom Timeline with pictures of different celebrations * Read alouds and guest speakers for: Thanksgiving, St. Martin's Lantern Festival
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  • Christmas and New Year- a Glossary for Esl Learners - … December. Because Hanukkah and KWANZAA happen at around the time of Christmas, inclusive expressions like HAPPY HOLIDAYS and FESTIVE SEASON are becoming more … , this is a bigger celebration than the Western version in China and Korea, and is also marked (though not celebrated) in Japan. It is … that is popular as a CHRISTMAS DECORATION due to its festive red and green colours, which are actually the leaves of the …
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  • The Japanese Wish Upon a StarFestival - … and where is Tanabata celebrated in Japan today? Rationale: Holidays and festivals often have meaning beyond surface manifestations. Streamers, papers with words, nets, and bags … of Kikkoden; and what tanzaku, toami, and kinchaku mean and symbolize. Ask them to find cities in Japan known for their Tanabata celebrations. You … luck with fishing and farming) and kinchaku (bag symbolizing wealth). Locations in Japan with well-known festivals include Sendai (Miyagi Prefecture) and Hiratsuka (Kanagawa …
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