Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the theme: We Celebrate.
- Theme Bibliography:
This is a list of supplementary materials to help you to meet the needs of individual students in your classroom.
- Classroom Activities: To extend instruction, here are some creative activities you can print and use in your classroom.
Here are some great Internet resources we've found for you to enrich and support the theme: We Celebrate.
- This site provides links for both students and teachers to excellent holiday pages on the Internet. Links include, but are not limited to, Chinese New Year and Kwanzaa. Also provided is a comprehensive index of links to Christmas traditions from around the world. This site is part of the Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators page.
- The KIDPROJ Multi-Cultural Calendar
- Students can learn how kids from around the world are celebrating their country's holidays and festivals. Some entries contain recipes for holiday foods, historical background, significance of the holidays and the special ways in which these days are observed. The information on this site can be accessed by month, holiday, country or author. KIDPROJ, is part of KIDLINK, a grassroots project in which teachers and youth group leaders from 87 countries organize activities and projects for students and other kids. Site in several languages.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Part of the Seattle Times web site, this is a terrific presentation of the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The site includes a detailed timeline of King's life, a study guide, a moderated discussion, a quiz, and separate pages on the Civil Rights movement and the creation of the holiday honoring this great man.