<ul><li>At the end of the project Ss will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Understand different holidays and their origins  <...
Look at the pictures
What is a holiday ?  A day set aside for the commemoration of an  important event.  Example  <ul><li>Valentine's day: </li...
Hanukkah ??? I have some cool pictures!!! I will give style to  this task Internet is my second house
<ul><li>Look for information on internet about the holiday given by the teacher. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Make a poster </li></ul><ul><li>Required for poster. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of the holiday  </li></ul><ul><li>r...
REMEMBER TO  BRING YOUR MATERIALS  Scissors   Magazine or pictures Colored cards Glue
<ul><li>Present your findings in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Required for presentation  </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of the holi...
<ul><li>Look for information about the given topic. </li></ul><ul><li>(Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving day, July 4 th , Se...
<ul><li>You may visit these pages in order to accomplish  your task successfully. </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas: </li></ul><...
CATEGORY Outstanding Good Average Poor Use of Time in Class Used time well during each class period. Focused on getting th...
<ul><li>In this project you have learnt about different holidays and celebrations in English.  </li></ul><ul><li>You have ...
<ul><li>http://www.connet.com/~paragon/xmas.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://holiday.ritech.com:80/easter/links.html </li></ul...
<ul><li>Level: 3 rd  grade high school </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects:  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Language Cultures </li><...
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  1. 2. <ul><li>At the end of the project Ss will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Understand different holidays and their origins </li></ul><ul><li>Work in groups </li></ul><ul><li>Look up for specific information </li></ul><ul><li>Present research findings orally </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesize information graphically </li></ul>
  2. 3. Look at the pictures
  3. 4. What is a holiday ? A day set aside for the commemoration of an important event. Example <ul><li>Valentine's day: </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween: </li></ul><ul><li>New Year's Eve: </li></ul><ul><li>September 18th </li></ul>Now you will learn more about the most important holidays around the world Do you know :
  4. 5. Hanukkah ??? I have some cool pictures!!! I will give style to this task Internet is my second house
  5. 6. <ul><li>Look for information on internet about the holiday given by the teacher. </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Make a poster </li></ul><ul><li>Required for poster. </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of the holiday </li></ul><ul><li>reflect the purpose in one line </li></ul><ul><li>Origin (brief) </li></ul><ul><li>Date of celebration: </li></ul><ul><li>Music (images) </li></ul><ul><li>Images of the celebration </li></ul><ul><li>Costumes (images) </li></ul>
  7. 8. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR MATERIALS Scissors Magazine or pictures Colored cards Glue
  8. 9. <ul><li>Present your findings in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Required for presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Purpose of the holiday </li></ul><ul><li>Origin </li></ul><ul><li>Date of celebration: What happened that day ? </li></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Costumes </li></ul><ul><li>Country (ies) of celebration </li></ul><ul><li>Brief exposition of the content required (5 min max) </li></ul>
  9. 10. <ul><li>Look for information about the given topic. </li></ul><ul><li>(Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving day, July 4 th , September 18 th , Valentine's day, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve and Halloween ) </li></ul><ul><li>Bring all the necessary to start working in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Design the poster. </li></ul><ul><li>Choose the order in which you are going to start presenting the finished task. </li></ul><ul><li>Perform your oral presentation in class. </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>You may visit these pages in order to accomplish your task successfully. </li></ul><ul><li>Christmas: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holidays.net/christmas/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.soon.org.uk/christmas.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Easter: </li></ul><ul><li>http://holiday.ritech.com:80/easter/links.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.snowcrest.net/kitty/hpages/ </li></ul><ul><li>Thanksgiving: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/ </li></ul><ul><li>July 4 th: </li></ul><ul><li>http://holidays.kaboose.com/july4-why.html </li></ul><ul><li>September 18 th: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.joeskitchen.com/chile/culture/fiestaspatrias.htm </li></ul><ul><li>New Year's Eve: </li></ul><ul><li>http://wilstar.com/holidays/newyear.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Halloween: </li></ul><ul><li>http://wilstar.com/holidays/hallown.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Other: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holidays.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://deli.lang.uiuc.edu/exchange.contributions/culture/culture.html </li></ul><ul><li>Valentine's day: </li></ul><ul><li>http://wilstar.com/holidays/valentn.htm </li></ul><ul><li>Hanukkah: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.infoplease.com/spot/hanukkah.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ort.org/ort/edu/festivals/hanukkah/index.html </li></ul>
  11. 12. CATEGORY Outstanding Good Average Poor Use of Time in Class Used time well during each class period. Focused on getting the project done. Never distracted others. Used time well during each class period. Usually focused on getting the project done and never distracted others. Used some of the time well during each class period. There was some focus on getting the project done but occasionally distracted others. Did not use class time to focus on the project OR often distracted others. Required Elements The poster includes all required elements as well as additional information. All required elements are included on the poster. All but 1 of the required elements are included on the poster. Several required elements were missing. Attractiveness The poster is exceptionally attractive in terms of design, layout, and neatness. The poster is attractive in terms of design, layout and neatness. The poster is acceptably attractive though it may be a bit messy. The poster is distractingly messy or very poorly designed. It is not attractive. Accuracy Shows a full understanding of the topic. fluency no grammar mistakes. Shows a good understanding of the topic. Minimal hesitation minimal grammar errors. Shows a good understanding of parts of the topics Hesitate most of the time Grammar errors. Does not seem to understand the topic very well Hesitate all the time Basic grammar errors. Volume Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members throughout the presentation. Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 90% of the time. Volume is loud enough to be heard by all audience members at least 80% of the time. Volume often too soft to be heard by all audience members. Time- limit Presentation is 5-6 minutes long. Presentation is 4 minutes long. Presentation is 3 minutes long. Presentation is less than 3 minutes OR more than 6 minutes.
  12. 13. <ul><li>In this project you have learnt about different holidays and celebrations in English. </li></ul><ul><li>You have shown your creativity. </li></ul><ul><li>And you have improved your capacity to work in groups. </li></ul>Cool !!!
  13. 14. <ul><li>http://www.connet.com/~paragon/xmas.htm </li></ul><ul><li>http://holiday.ritech.com:80/easter/links.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.snowcrest.net/kitty/hpages/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.yahoo.com/Society_and_Culture/holidays/Easter </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://deli.lang.uiuc.edu/web.pages/Holidays/Thanksgiving.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.holidays.net/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://deli.lang.uiuc.edu/exchange.contributions/culture/culture.html </li></ul>
  14. 15. <ul><li>Level: 3 rd grade high school </li></ul><ul><li>Subjects: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Language Cultures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>History </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EFL (English as a foreign language) </li></ul></ul>

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