LevelHigh-beginner and intermediate ESL
Price$39.00 USD

Callan's American Holiday Jigsaws 2

To fill a void in the interactive material available to teach about national holidays, Nancy was asked to write a holidays jigsaw book. This ready made compilation of interactive lessons and activities on holidays is a valuable resource, saving teachers enormous preparation time. Book One is suitable for beginners and Book Two is suitable for high beginners and intermediate ESL. 

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The following holidays are covered in the book:

• New Year's

• Groundhog Day

• Martin Luther King Day

• Valentine's Day

• St. Patrick's Day

• Easter

• April Fool's Day

• Earth Day

• Memorial Day

• Mother's and Father's Day

• Independence Day

• Labor Day

• Veterans Day

• Thanksgiving

• Christmas

Available in two levels, each book has a variety of follow up activities, including Jeopardy type overhead games, tic tac toe games, board games, sentence scrambles, dictation games, crosswords and more.

Here below are some sample pages from Independence Day showing part of the unit. Following that are sample pages from the Earth Day unit. 

What follows is a map exercise, a discussion page (where students talk and write about what they like about America) and then the following cloze passage:

The following is NOT a jigsaw, but a dictation game that follows the cloze passage.

Here is Earth Day:




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