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Holidays on the Net

Example Web Site and/or Technical Equipment Required

Website: http://www.holidays.net/

Website Example: http://www.holidays.net/easter/index.htm

More Ways

Computer(s), Internet access

Activity Description

Use this site to teach your students about American and religious holidays including historical and factual information as well as holiday-related activities.

How-To

  1. Select "Our Celebrations" and then "Complete List of Celebrations" from the menu on the left side of the page.
  2. Select the holiday from the list.
  3. Select and print articles and/or activities.

Teacher Tips

Can be used to teach cultural knowledge, support diversity, share celebrations, do research or project-based learning activities

Levels

  • Beginning High
  • Intermediate Low
  • Intermediate High
  • Advanced

Standards

Basic Communication

  • (5.2) Understand historical and geographical information
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN200091-A2 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.