November holidays provide an excellent opportunity for educators to engage their students in a ready-to-use interdisciplinary unit. This unit can encompass a range of subjects, integrating history, cultural studies, language arts, and more. Students can explore significant events such as Veterans Day, where they delve into the history of conflicts and honor those who have served. They can also investigate the origins and traditions of Thanksgiving, examining its historical context and the importance of gratitude. Additionally, students can explore topics such as Native American Heritage Month, exploring the diverse cultures, traditions, and contributions of Native American communities. By integrating these subjects, educators can foster critical thinking, empathy, and a broader understanding of the world while creating a dynamic and engaging learning experience for their students during the month of November.
There are so many fun holidays to learn about and celebrate in November!
This 40-page interdisciplinary lesson resources packet covers the three major holidays observed in November:
. Election Day
. Veterans Day
It includes craftivities for all.
. video read-alouds
. reading comprehension
. vocabulary/word work
. writing activities/assessments
. class math activities including bar graphs and dice game.
Also included are fun crafts for Thanksgiving as well as writing assessments which can be used for each holiday.