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Kwanzaa

Holidays & Events

Int – High Int

The holiday of Kwanzaa was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966 during the civil rights movement in the United States. Students learn the history and symbols of this African American celebration.

Printable Lesson

PDFs:

  • 2–3 hours
  • 10 pages
Audio
Tasks
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • introduction to idioms
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • group work
  • discussion questions
Vocabulary
  • create
  • struggle
  • recognize
  • harvest
  • gather
  • century
  • crops
  • correspond
  • guide
  • principle
  • ancient
  • collective
  • feast
  • unity
  • mosque
  • faith
Tasks

Launch

Due

Answer Key

  • Warm-Up

  • Vocabulary Preview A

  • Vocabulary Preview B

  • Read & Listen

  • Comprehension

  • Vocabulary Review

  • Extra Reading

  • Extra Reading Comprehension