ERIC Number: ED239713
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Let's Celebrate Winter: Activities for Grades 4-8.
Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, Ca. Div. of Instructional Services.
One of a series of activity guides, this publication offers a variety of learning activities and resource materials to enhance student recognition of American history, citizenship, and famous Americans through the observance of special days and events in the winter months. Lesson plans are provided to develop communications skills. The guide begins with a list of special days and events in December, January, and February. Background information and activities are presented for the following days and events: (1) the end of the year; (2) the winter equinox; (3) winter reading topics; (4) United Nations Decade for Women; (5) Martin Luther King's birthday; (6) Blessing of the Animals (Mexico); (7) International Kitefliers' Association World Championship Flyoff; (8) writing Christmas thank-you notes; (9) Afro-American History Month; (10) American Music Month; (11) American Heart Month and Valentine's Day; (12) Lincoln's birthday; (13) Susan B. Anthony's birthday; and (14) Washington's birthday. A form for evaluating the activity guide is included. (DC)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Class Activities, Communication Skills, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Reading Instruction, Resource Materials, Speech Instruction, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, United States History, Writing Exercises
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Kern County Superintendent of Schools, Bakersfield, Ca. Div. of Instructional Services.