Holiday Seasons & Winter Holidays: Developing Cultural Literacy Through Analysis & Discussion

Unit 18: Cultural Literacy: Holiday Insights and American Traditions
Lesson 4 of 4

Objective: SWBAT demonstrate understanding of the meaning of words as used in the text via an in-class vocabulary quiz. SWBAT respond thoughtfully and make new connections to winter holidays by participating in discussion of their family traditions and others.

Big Idea: The gretting, "Happy Holidays" can include many different days; what does it mean to my students when they hear it?

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