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An activities-packed resource for dazzling bulletin boards, exciting read-alouds, and time-saving additions to your lesson plans!
Decorations, cupcakes, and parties are great, but now you can take holidays to the next level by incorporating them into your lesson plans quickly and easily! The Festive Teacher is a complete package of activities and story-starters directly connected to curriculum, from Groundhog Day math games to Columbus Day journaling activities. In all, it covers thirty-one North American holidays, including Christmas, Ramadan, Day of the Dead, Canada Day, and Cinco de Mayo. Filled with reproducible materials, The Festive Teacher is an instant, off-the-shelf answer to your needs.
The Festive Teacher contains reams of material to help you:
- Teach traditions, history, and cultural perspective
- Create bulletin boards that will impress any administrator
- Conduct read-alouds and shared-reading activities
- Get students engaged in research and journal writing
Kids love holiday celebrations in the classroom. With materials adaptable for students of all levels, this complete package will keep your students motivated, engaged, and excited. And, best of all, they'll be learning while they're celebrating.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Product dimensions:||10.70(w) x 8.44(h) x 0.64(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Kimberly Persiani-Becker is an assistant professor of curriculum and instruction at Cal State University at Los Angeles.
Steve Springer and Brandy Alexander are mentors and master teachers with years of classroom experience in both private and public schools.
Table of Contents
Chapters will be organized in Calendar order, January-December.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Chinese New Year
St. Patrick’s Day
April Fool’s Day
Cinco de Mayo