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Festivals Around the World

Primary 1 – Primary 6

5 (Suggested)

1 hr or 1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Course Name: Festivals Around the World

Level: Primary 1 – Primary 6

No. of Lessons: 5 (Suggested)

Lesson Duration: 1 hr or 1 hr 30 mins (Suggested)

Instructors: Native English teachers with a university degree ; related teaching experience, and/or teacher training such as TEFL, TESOL, CELTA, PGDE/PCEd, etc.

Objectives

  • Students are able to learn English in context in a fun and relaxing environment
  • Students are able to appreciate different cultures and traditions
  • Students are able to use vocabulary relevant to festivals

Outline

Room 1: Luau, Hawaii


    • Sample activities:
      – What do you do during Luau?
      – The food of Luau
      – Crafts:
            – Junior: Decorating a ukulele
            – Senior level: Making a Tiki Sculpture

Room 2: Saint Patrick’s Day, Ireland


    • Sample activities:
      – St. Patrick’s Day traditions
      – Folklore: Leprechauns
      – Crafts: Making a Shamrock bookmark

Room 3: Día de los Muertos, Mexico


    • Sample Activities
      – Preparing for the Day of the Dead
      – Video and Discussion: A Scene from ‘Elena of Avalor’
      – Crafts:
           – Option1: Decorating a skull mask
           – Option 2: Making a festive bookmark

Room 4: Rio Carnival, Brazil


    • Sample Activities
      – A day at the Rio Carnival parade
      – Video and discussion: Inside the stadium
      – Crafts:
           – Junior level: Making a carnival headpiece
           – Senior level: Designing a float

Room 5: Lantern Festivals, Asian countries


    • Sample Activities
      – A look into the different lantern festivals across Asia
      – Crafts:
           – Junior level: Decorating a lantern
           – Senior level: Making a lantern