Christmas/Winter Holidays Around the World unit

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This is an integrated unit for second grade, integrating ELA Common Core Standards and Social Studies. Students will read various informational texts about Christmas (or other winter holiday) traditions from cultures around the world. The unit will hook” the students by students sharing their own family traditions. This will then lead into discussion about how Christmas and other winter holidays are celebrated differently around the world. Aligned to Common Core State Standards: RI.2.5, W.2.2 , W.2.8