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									         Holidays


                      By:
            Cora Phipps
              ED 417-01
Developed for third grade
                        1
   History Standard

• Heritage
  • 4. Recognize state and federal
    holidays and explain their
    significance




                                     2
                Objective
• To have my students better
  understand the different
  holidays and what they mean
• To have my students know
  what holidays come on which
  month


                                3
                  Activities

• Have each student prepare a
  calendar and decorate it with
  all the different holidays, and
  have them take it home to
  have forever




                                    4
                Materials

• Paper with all the holidays on
  it, construction paper, blank
  calendar, markers, colored
  pencils, stickers, and glitter




                                   5
                    January

• New Years Day
  • January 1st
  • 1st day of the year
• Martin Luther King jr. Day
  • January 15th
  • 3rd Monday of January
  • Celebrates what MLK fought for

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                     February

• Valentines Day
  • Feb. 14th
  • Day of love
• Presidents Day
  • Feb. 19th
  • Washington’s birthday but it also
    celebrates Lincolns birthday



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                        March

• St. Patrick’s Day
  • March 17th
  • Christian feast day that
    celebrates Saint Patrick, the
    patron saint of Ireland




                                    8
                          April

• Easter
  • April 8th
  • Celebration of the resurrection
    of Jesus
• Earth Day
  • April 22nd
  • Promotes awareness of
    environmental issues
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                           May

• Mother’s Day
  • May 13th
  • Day of thanking mothers
• Memorial Day
  • May 28th
  • Celebrates the lives of men and
    women that died serving our
    country
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                            June

• Flag Day
  • June 14th
  • Celebrates the adoption of the
    flag in 1777
• Father’s Day
  • June 17th
  • Day of thanking dad’s

                                     11
                          July

• Independence Day
  • July 4th
  • Declaration of Independence
    from the Kingdom of Great
    Britain in 1776




                                  12
                 September

• Labor Day
  • September 3rd
  • Day off for the “working man”
  • Began in 1882




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                      October

• Columbus Day
  • October 8th
  • Commemorates Christopher
    Columbus’ arrival to the new
    world
• Halloween
  • October 31st
  • Night of trick-or-treating and fun
    costumes
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                    November

• Veterans Day
  • November 11th
  • Anniversary of the ending of WW I
• Thanksgiving
  • November 22nd
  • Gives thanks to the conclusion of the
    harvest season



                                        15
                 December

• Hanukkah
  • December 5th
  • 8 day Jewish holiday
• Christmas
  • December 25th
  • Celebrates the birthday of Jesus


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                   Web Sites
• http://members.aol.com/MrDonnLe
  ssons/Holidays.html
• http://www.lessonplanspage.com/C
  hristmas.htm
• http://www.dltk-holidays.com/
• http://www.billybear4kids.com/holid
  ays/fun.htm
• http://www.abcteach.com/directory/
  seasonalholidays/

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