Lesson Plan

Comparing and Contrasting Christmas Around the World

It’s time to take a trip around the world and experience Christmas in different countries. Students will explore how their Christmas traditions compare and contrast with kids across the world and chart their findings on a Venn diagram.
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Learning Objectives

Students will be able to read different informational texts and compare and contrast the celebration of Christmas in two different countries.


(5 minutes)
  • Tell students that today we will be learning about how people celebrate Christmas in different countries and comparing and contrasting Christmas in different countries around the world.
  • Ask students if they celebrate Christmas, and, if so, to share some of their favorite Christmas traditions including activities, foods they eat, etc.