ERIC Number: ED295483
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
American Holidays: Culture and Language Learning Combined.
Wylie, Grace Scott
Suggestions for combining cultural exposure and language instruction through class activities geared to American holidays are outlined. General information about gathering holiday-related realia and instructional materials from local newspapers and magazines is provided, and four specific holidays are highlighted. For each holiday, sources of background information and classroom activities are noted. The holidays include New Year's Day, Groundhog Day, President's Day, and Valentine's Day. Additional how-to ideas, games, and miscellaneous activities that can be related to holidays are listed, and sample planning sheets are appended. (MSE)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (22nd, Chicago, IL, March 8-13, 1988).