Grade: all

#691. Holiday Lesson Plans

Social Studies, level: all
Posted Fri Nov 6 19:14:04 PST 1998 by Lin (
Concepts Taught: Culture through holidays

For ancient history teachers, May Day provides an opportunity to compare all ancient cultures studied to date. Briefly discuss this holiday with the kids, ask how they think each ancient culture might have celebrated May Day and why. It's timely review, and using a holiday makes it fun. For holiday backgrounds, lesson plans & activities for many holidays, see:
NOTE: I posted this once before, but forgot the "html" at the end. To all those who have e-mailed me looking for this page - SORRY! Best, Lin