Students will evaluate practices, products, and perspectives related to social and professional topics. Additionally, students will learn that this celebration originated in Barcelona, Spain to celebrate the day of Saint George, the patron saint of Catalonia.
In this lesson, the students will learn about major celebrations taken place in December. Students will research a holiday in December in a Spanish speaking country and or territory.
Discuss how people live in countries all over the world. People Celebrate many holidays. Those people who celebrate Christmas havesimilar, but different traditions, ways and things they do to celebrate Christmas.
When most people think of the civil rights movement, they think of Martin Luther King, Jr., whose "I Have a Dream" speech, delivered on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in 1963 and his acceptance of the Nobel Peace Prize the following year. Malcolm X's embrace of black separatism, however, shifted the debate over how to achieve freedom and equality by laying the groundwork for the Black Power movement of the late sixties.
In this lesson students identify with Dr. King through reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities that provide a glimpse into Dr. King's life. Students record what they know about Dr. King on a KWL chart. They then read aloud the picture book My Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers and add information to the KWL. Throughout the week, they explore websites and other sources of information about Dr. King, record new information on the KWL chart, and keep a journal of their own thoughts and ideas. As a culminating activity, they plan a birthday party for Dr. King to celebrate is birthday.
This resource contains a 60-second listening audio file with accompanying transcript, quizzes, gap fill, and spelling and word jumble activities. Opportunities are provided for students to write, ask questions, and work with a partner. NOTE: The speaker has a British accent.