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Saturday, November 27, 2010

Teaching Tip: Lesson Plan Ideas For December

Teaching Tip: Lesson Plan Ideas For December
Here are some great ideas for adding the theme of December to your classes. Look at some complete lessons for you.
1. Create a geographic map displaying where different holidays are celebrated in December.

2. Have students research the traditional gifts of
Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.

3. Show students how
poverty can affect the holidays.

4. Have students create an
elf cartoon strip.

5. Have students
draw a map of what they think Santa's property looks like.

6. Have students
chart Santa's route and chart distance and speed needed.

7. Engage students in holiday
math word problems.

This Week in History
1782: Britain signs agreement recognizing U.S. independence.
1877: Thomas Edison demonstrates the hand-cranked phonograph.

"A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops."
Henry Brooks Adams

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