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Edgewood Highland School Library: Culturegrams Christmas

Essential Questions

Think about these essential questions while you are working.  

-What are some of the similiarties/differences in how different countries celebrate Christmas?

-Why is it important to learn about other countries and their traditions?

-Where else can you find information about celebrating Christmas in other countries?

Directions

You will be working with a partner to use Culturegrams, a website that has information about different countries.  To get to culturegrams, click here.

The username is:  rilinkcgrams

The password is:  cgrams

Be sure to use the Kids Edition.

 

To find your information, use the top left pull down menu to select a region or country.  Then, in the blue Lifestyle box, click on Holidays.

 

Download the document below and type your answers right into the document.  When you are finished, print the document.

 

Assignment

Books in the Library

Standards

AASL 1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

AASL 1.1.6 Read, view, and listen for information presented in any format (e.g., textual, visual, media, digital) in order to make inferences and gather meaning.

 

CC6-8WH/SS/S/TS9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.

 

ISTE 1a  Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes