Every Day and Every Way—For Teaching Holidays and Special Days is a quick-reference mini-unit resource and activity book. It is designed for use by classroom teachers, curriculum coordinators and principals. Each mini-unit can readily be converted into a workable lesson plan.
As a practicing educator you are well aware of the excitement and spirit that are usually generated in the classroom when holidays, festivals and special days are appropriately observed.
Now, more than ever, educators like yourself are beginning to realize that the celebration or remembrance of a special event, historical anniversary or birthday can readily become a catalyst for integrating positive citizenship themes into the instructional program.
You will find that your students will enjoy learning about the early origins of special holidays. They will be enriched by the tracing of their development, from past to present.