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Kwanzaa

Holidays & Events
  • Int – High Int
  • 2–3 hours
  • 10

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.

Lesson Audio
Lesson 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