Holidays Around the World Research Project, Upper Elementary & Middle School

This 3-part project for upper elementary and middle school students is a great teaching and learning tool for students to research and share information about cultures, holidays, and traditions around the world! Students may research a holiday listed on the provided topic list or choose a holiday that is celebrated in a country of their choice. The holidays on the topic list (28 listed) are not limited to winter months, but are a variety of celebrations throughout the year. This file contains an outline to guide student research, directions and printable information boxes for students to create a lapbook visual aid, speech presentation outline, and grading rubric. Modify the project to meet the needs and learning levels of your students!

• Manila folders (one per student)
• Glue and scissors
• Map pencils, crayons, or markers
• Access to printer (for students to print pictures)
• Optional: colored paper to print information boxes

Table of Contents:

Student information sheet Page 2
Topic list Page 3
Research outline Page 4-5
Lapbook visual aid directions Page 6
Information boxes (for lapbook visual aid) Pages 7-9
Speech presentation outline Page 10-11
3-Part grading rubric Page 12

**Written in American English.

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Created: Jan 3, 2019

Updated: Jan 5, 2019


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