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U.S. Patriotic Holiday Discussion Cards

Teach Starter Publishing
Google Slide, PDF | 7 pages | Grades: K - 2

Spark discussions about U.S. patriotic holidays with a set of 16 patriotic-themed discussion cards.

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Bring a bit of patriotism and healthy discussion to your classroom with discussion cards designed to help students understand and identify major patriotic holidays and celebrations in the United States. This resource aims to

  • Engage learners through implementing scenarios. Students can talk about the different celebrations held in our country and share how they celebrate with their peers..
  • Discuss these topics and review the cultural celebrations. This resource gives students a set of 18 Patriotic Holiday-themed discussion cards and an accompanying writing response worksheet.

This resource lends itself to a full review of the following U.S. holidays.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

In addition to independent student work time, use the individual cards as an activity for:

 

If there are students who need a bit of a challenge. Encourage them to write stories or draw pictures of how they celebrate the different holidays.

For students who may need some assistance with this activity, consider providing them with pictures, anchor charts, or sentence stems to spark discussion.

Easily Download & Print

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or editable Google Slides version of this resource. 

Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank recording sheet for students to complete. 

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This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and Teach Starter Collaborator. 

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