U.S. Celebrations

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Quiz: U.S. Celebrations

Learn that holidays and celebrations are special days to remember important people or events. See how and why holidays like Presidents' Day, Labor Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving are celebrated.

Student Application

Holidays are a part of America's heritage and are time to celebrate. There are 8 national holidays in the United States. What's your favorite one?

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that there are eight national holidays, which honor the United States and its people. The federal government selects these holidays.
  2. Students will know the date and significance of the eight national holidays.
    1. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated on...

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Supporting Activities

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    1. Brainstorm on separate pieces of chart paper what students know about each of the eight-featured holidays (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, and Thanksgiving).

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