The Festive Teacher https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/0071492631.jpeg 1 9780071492638 An activities-packed resource for dazzling bulletin boards, exciting read-alouds, and time-saving additions to your lesson plans! Decorations, cupcakes, and parties are great, but now you can take holidays to the next level by incorporating them into your lesson plans quickly and easily! The Festive Teacher is a complete package of activities and story-starters directly connected to curriculum, from Groundhog Day math games to Columbus Day journaling activities. In all, it covers thirty-one North American holidays, including Christmas, Ramadan, Day of the Dead, Canada Day, and Cinco de Mayo. Filled with reproducible materials, The Festive Teacher is an instant, off-the-shelf answer to your needs. The Festive Teacher contains reams of material to help you: Teach traditions, history, and cultural perspective Create bulletin boards that will impress any administrator Conduct read-alouds and shared-reading activities Get students engaged in research and journal writing Kids love holiday celebrations in the classroom. With materials adaptable for students of all levels, this complete package will keep your students motivated, engaged, and excited. And, best of all, they'll be learning while they're celebrating.
The Festive Teacher

The Festive Teacher

1st Edition
By Steve Springer and Brandy Alexander and Kimberly Persiani
ISBN10: 0071492631
ISBN13: 9780071492638
Copyright: 2008
09780071492638

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Brief TOC Chapters will be organized in Calendar order, January-December. Non-Religious Holidays Martin Luther King, Jr. Chinese New Year Groundhog Day Valentine’s Day President’s Day St. Patrick’s Day April Fool’s Day Earth Day Arbor Day Cinco de Mayo Memorial Day Canada Day Independence Day Labor Day Columbus Day Halloween Election Day Veterans Day Thanksgiving Boxing Day New Year Religious Holidays Ramadan Easter Passover Rosh Hashana Yom Kippur Kwanzaa Christmas Chanukah

About the Author

Steve Springer

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Steve Springer has taught and developed training programs for the Los Angeles Unified School District for over 15 years. He has been a mentor and master teacher throughout his career. He has used this experience along with his talents in fine arts to write and illustrate several books for teachers. The Organized Teacher and The Creative Teacher, published by McGraw-Hill, are two of these books that offer visual hands-on guides to organizing and creating a dynamic classroom.

Steve recently started a program called Reach and Teach. His vision was to share his teaching experience with other teachers. Over sixty teachers were in-serviced in South Africa. They left empowered to create a more exciting, interactive classroom. Each participant received a McGraw-Hill resource book and a set of supplies. The program was well received and he plans to continue his involvement.

Brandy Alexander

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Kimberly Persiani

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide