The International Holiday Book 2 (Gr: 5 to A)

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  • Publisher: Full Blast Productions
  • by Ian Zimmerman
  • ISBN 1895451-25-6
  • 156 Pages
  • Intermediate Grade 5 to Adult
  • Available as an eBook:YES

    The International Holiday & Festival Primer is a two book series of reproducible low level reading and discussion ESL textbooks.

    These ESL materials are designed to help teach ESL students about holy days and cultural festivals celebrated on this planet. These books are a very good tool to help promote cultural awareness and cultural understanding to your ESL class. 17 important holy days, at least one from each major religion, are explained. The rest of the essays are about cultural festivals, worldwide observances, national holidays, regional holidays and more.

    Topics in Book Two:

  • Shichi-Go-San (Shinto)
  • Pan American Day (various countries)
  • Kwanzaa(African-American/African)
  • Golden Week (Japan)
  • Baltic Songs Festival (Baltic States)
  • St-Jean-Baptiste (Quebec)
  • Guy Fawkes Day (United Kingdom)
  • Festival of Hungry Ghosts(Buddhist/Taoist)
  • Christmas (Christian)
  • Tet Nguyen Dan (Vietnam)
  • New Year´s in former U.S.S.R.
  • International Literacy Day
  • Bastille Day (France)
  • Thaipusam (Hindu)
  • Paryushawa (Jain)
  • National Foundation Day(Korea)
  • Obzinky (Czech & Slovak Republics)
  • Hola Mohalla (Sikh)
  • Hannukkah(Jewish)
  • Chulalongkorn Day (Thailand)
  • Caribana (Canada)
  • Buddha´s Birthday(Buddhist)
  • Mahatma Gandhi´s Birthday (India)
  • ÂId al-Adha (Muslim)
  • Children´s Day (various countries)