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Global Holiday Celebrations Research Assignment

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Total Pages: 18 pages
Answer Key: Rubric only
Teaching Duration: N/A
File Size: 14 MB
File Type: PDF

Global Holiday Celebrations Research Assignment

Are you ready to take your middle school students on an exciting journey of cultural discovery? This Global Holiday Celebrations Research Assignment is the perfect resource to expand their horizons and foster a deeper understanding of diverse cultures, celebrations, and faiths. This versatile assignment is available in both PDF and digital formats, making it a seamless addition to your teaching toolkit.

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What’s Inside:

✅ Engaging Research Opportunities: Your students will have the chance to explore 16 fascinating holiday and cultural celebrations from around the world. If you prefer, they can even choose to delve into a local celebration, bringing the global experience closer to home.

✅ Guided Research Tools: Students use the provided graphic organizers to assist in their research journey. It comes complete with thought-provoking prompts and ample space for recording their findings, ensuring a structured and insightful exploration of the chosen topic.

✅ Creative Presentation: To culminate this learning adventure, students will present their research in a dynamic slideshow format to their classmates. This not only hones their research and writing skills but also strengthens their oral presentation abilities – a win-win for both teachers and students!

✅ Comprehensive Resource: This assignment covers a wide array of curriculum expectations, encompassing research, writing, and oral presentation skills, providing you with a comprehensive and engaging teaching tool.

Suggested Holiday Options

  1. Bandi Chhor Divas
  2. Boxing Day
  3. Chinese New Year
  4. Christmas
  5. Diwali
  6. Eid al-Fitr: Feast of Breaking the Fast
  7. Eid al-Adha: Feast of the Sacrifice
  8. Hanukkah
  9. Holi
  10. Kwanzaa
  11. Leap Year
  12. New Year
  13. Omisoka
  14. Réveillon
  15. Rosh Hashanah
  16. Québec Winter Carnival
  17. Blank space to add your own significant holiday or cultural event

Resource Highlights:

  • Teacher Instructions
  • 16 Suggested Holidays
  • 1 Assignment Sheet
  • Graphic Organizers
  • Reflection Sheet
  • Standards-Based Rubric
  • Points-Based Rubric
  • Print & Digital Formats

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This resource is also found in the Middle School Christmas Activities Bundle. Keep your students engaged and learning even during the excitement of the holiday season! With this Middle School Christmas Activities Bundle students will enjoy a variety of holiday-themed lessons while continuing to work on and reinforce their reading and writing skills.

Embrace the opportunity to create culturally aware and globally-minded students. With this Global Holiday Celebrations Research Assignment, you’ll open their eyes to the beauty and diversity of the world’s celebrations while meeting essential curriculum objectives. Don’t miss out on this enriching teaching resource!

Teacher Feedback

  1. “This is perfect for December! Thanks for the resources. Lots of student choice. I appreciate the peer editing page and the teacher rubric. Always great quality from your store!”
  2. “I like that you’ve included so many different cultures. Great product!”
  3. “Great resource! We had to decorate our classroom door to represent different holidays and this project went very well with it. Great learning opportunity for my students.”
  4. “This was a great break to my regular social studies program right before Christmas break. Students worked in groups and shared other celebrations the week prior to winter break – with food, of course! Thank you!”

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