Online Resources:
Learning Chocolate - Vocabulary Learning Platform
Middle School ESL Link to Resources
Language Learning Resources for ESL Teachers
Holidays
November
  • Thanksgiving
The First Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving Day Games
Thanksgiving Day Lesson Plans
Additional ESL links

December
  • Christmas
Advent Calendar containing fascinating questions about Christmas celebrations around the world
Online Christmas Scrapbook

Online activities using Christmas vocabulary. Activities include matching, fill in the blank & dictation.
Christmas vocabulary

Slideshow presentation of Christmas around the world

  • Hanukkah
Online Hanukkah Scrapbook

  • Kwanzaa
Learn about the Kwanzaa Celebration
Online Kwanzaa Scrapbook

January
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Martin Luther King Jr.: Legacy of a Leader
Martin Luther King Jr. Slideshow
MLK Jr Day

February
  • Groundhog's Day
Groundhog's Day Activities

  • Black History Month
Black History Month History.com website of famous African American biographies
Activities from abcteach
Find the Face on African American World for Kids Match African American heroes with the events that made them famous.
The Underground Railroad Journey
Black History Month Activities
List of all Coretta Scott King Book Awards

  • Super Bowl
Super Bowl Info from Education World
5 Ways to Teach about the Super Bowl
Souper Bowl connets kids to their communities

  • Valentine's day
Valentine's Day activities

  • President's Day
President's Day

  • Leap Year
What is Leap Year?
When is Leap Year?
Fun Facts about Leap Year
Why Leap Years are used
History of Calendars, Leap Year and Daylight Savings

  • Mardi Gras
Mardi Gras Activities

March
  • Dr. Seuss Day