Module 35-Social Studies KB - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this module, students will study holidays around the world.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 World Celebrations pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils
2 World Celebrations 2 pen or pencil
crayons or colored pencils

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 World Celebrations
  1. Identify various holidays around the world.
  2. Explain how these holidays are celebrated.
2 World Celebrations 2
  1. Students will recognize how Hanukkah, Christmas, and Ramadan are celebrated.
  2. Students will learn how Obon, Arapaho Sun Dance and Basanth are celebrated.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
world holidays
Arapaho Sun Dance

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
1 World Celebrations 5 Celebrate a New Holiday Assignment
2 World Celebrations 2 3 World Holidays Assignment
2 World Celebrations 2 5 More World Holidays Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:


Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
World Celebrations
  1. How do people in other countries celebrate their holidays?
World Celebrations 2
  1. How do people in other countries celebrate their holidays?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
World Celebrations Home to Many Holidays
  1. What are the holidays you learned about in this video?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level
1 Celebrations Around the World: The Fabulous Celebrations you Won't Want to Miss Katy Halford
2 What Do You Celebrate?: Holidays and Festivals Around the World Whitney Stewart

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing