National Holidays includes 105 pages designed for 1st – 3rd grade teachers and homeschool parents searching for engaging, content-rich lessons that foster Math and Literacy in Social Studies.
National Holidays features 13 complete lessons focusing on these major holidays:
• Labor Day • Columbus Day • Veterans Day • Thanksgiving • Pearl Harbor Day • MLK Day • Valentine’s Day • President’s Day • St. Patrick’s Day • Mother’s Day • Memorial Day • Independence Day
All nonfiction informational text included!
National Holidays is packed with a balanced mix of higher and lower-level hands-on activities that include:
- National Holidays pre and post-tests
- questions after each of the 13 lessons – to assess informational text comprehension
- cut and paste activities – fostering literacy and critical thinking
- making and utilizing circle charts
- reference map skills – using cardinal directions
- grid math – utilizing number and letter pairs on a coordinate grid
- time lines – tracing the history of historical and personal events
- short research project
- odd and even math puzzle
- sequencing and following written directions activity
- ready-made rhyming literacy game
Answer pages, and grading rubrics for the higher-level activities are included!
National Holidays is one of six titles in our Primary Series. Purchase National Holidays separately or save money by purchasing the entire PRIMARY SERIES BUNDLE.
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